Twenty years ago this Friday, financial deregulation swept aside centuries of City tradition and emptied the floor of the Stock Exchange.
Sir Nicholas Goodison, former chairman of the London Stock Exchange, answers your questions on why London has done well from Big Bang.
London has done well from Big Bang because barriers to competition were dismantled, writes Sir Nicholas Goodison, former chairman of the London Stock Exchange.
Much has changed in the City of London in the ten years since Big Bang
The deal whose purpose was to keep regulators out of the Square Mile gave them a larger role than ever before, writes John Kay.
The mating game was – and will be – costly
City deregulation that took effect 20 years ago on Friday secured world standing but early victors have new rivals, writes Peter Thal Larsen.
Regulation remains excessive and both the burden and the complexity of taxation have greatly increased over the past 10 years, writes Nigel Lawson former UK chancellor of the exchequer.