Today’s the day! View from Britain’s FX senior executives on the day of the most unpredictable general election in 30 years

“Ed Miliband is one of the most left leaders of a Labour party we have seen in a long time. All he will do is spend spend spend. Labour would be bad for business, and hence bad for the City, says ISPrime’s Raj Sitlani, whilst Charles-Henri Sabet of LCG looks closely at the geo-economic effect of a win by either party

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Will HSBC pack its bags and leave the UK?

HSBC is set to review its domicile after tax scrutiny surrounds its Swiss private bank, and further FX manipulation fines arise. Could a Labour win at the polls be the final deciding factor?

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ICAP may leave the UK if Labour wins General Election

Another brain drain similar to that of the 1970s could occur, potentially damaging London’s highly established institutional trading sector, should the Labour Party win the UK General Election. Michael Spencer, CEO of ICAP is one example, as he would consider moving the company to North America

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