History Of Trading In London And Rise Of London’s Millionaire Forex Traders

London is one of the major financial centers in the world. You will be thinking that London ranks second after New York in importance when it comes to financial markets. Think again. London has overtaken New York as the financial center of the world. British Pound is one of the major pairs and when the London Market opens you get a lot of activity as banks and big financial institutions begin to clear their order books pending overnight. London moved ahead of New York as the world’s top financial center, boosted by Prime Minister David Cameron’s decisive election win, according to an index published by Z/Yen Group. Watch the video below that gives the history of trading in London. This is a great documentary from BBC that gives the financial history of London and the culture of greed and money making that makes it a great center for currency market, commodities and stock market.

According to a list published in Sunday Times, UK is home to more than 100 billionaires and out of these more than 70 live in London. So you can imagine the energy and vitality these rich people bring to the culture of this city. Watch this video documentary below and learn how these rich people live and think.

You can read the interview of Alex Hope published by Huffington Post. In March, 23-year-old UK Foreign Exchange trader Alex Hope made headlines for reportedly spending more than $320,000 on champagne at a Liverpool night club. Exactly one month later, he’s back in the news. But this time, instead of libations, it’s about allegations.