I've been in financial services since the late 80s, I'm very well aware of our fortuitous position with regard to trading hours.Bravo, I spend over two hours on the stock market each day on weekdays, and have done for years, I often have to do this when on the Sub Continent and in the Far East, believe me, our position and market timing is so very well positioned. it's lovely when in China or Singapore to see our market burst into life before all the other feckers 'frogs Krauts and yanks' get out of bed!
Lord Palmerston: The superiority, both economically and industrially of America over Great Britain is as inevitable as the sun rising tomorrow; however one thing is most certainly for sure; they will always be six hours behind!
But this thread was started because the OP thought the UK was going to see a decent inflow of FS companies to the UK.
Unfortunately this want the premise of the press release, and I must admit to schadenfreude when reading some of the comments...