Investment in London-based firms has increased 20-fold since 2010 and its tech firms attract more than $1.4 billion. Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, explains the factors that draw investors into London - including its "diverse" metropolis and "huge talent-pool".
The euro traded near a 28-month low on Monday after a vote in Greece failed to secure a president.
The euro inched up but remained near two-year-lows after a key vote in Greece failed to secure a new president.
The dollar edged up against the yen on Friday on light bargain hunting, with markets slowly getting into gear after the Christmas holiday.
Currency strategists are pondering whether there is more volatility in store for the ruble.
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, says the potential for several elections in a short space of time due to disagreements between political parties could weigh on U.K. assets in 2015.
The dollar hovered at its highest in nearly nine years after strong U.S. economic growth caused market speculation of earlier interest rate hike.
The euro bounced back from two-year lows against a slightly weaker dollar on Monday, with Greece's election among risks to a calmer mood.
The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a third session on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other central banks.
The dollar pared gains against major currencies on Wednesday after the Fed said there remains "considerable time" before an interest rate hike.
The Bank of England's latest monetary policy meeting shows that they will keep their interest rate at 0.5 percent. Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC weighs in, adding that the next "stumbling block for U.K. policies" will be wage negotiations.
The U.S. dollar slipped against major currencies on Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve would take a cautious tone.
The U.S. dollar rose against the euro on Monday on expectations that the Federal Reserve will take a less-dovish stance on monetary policy.
European shares closed sharply lower on Monday with earlier gains seen in the price of oil reversed after heavy gunfire was heard outside a Sydney cafe where hostages were being held.
The Norwegian crown sank to its weakest in more than a decade against the U.S. dollar on Friday, a day after Norway's central bank cut rates.
The dollar was boosted by strong U.S. retail sales numbers and declining jobless claims, suggesting the US economy may get a rate hike next year.
Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, says both the U.S. and the U.K. can accelerate in their pace of growth in 2015, despite an overall global weakness.
The euro edged higher against the dollar, but investors remained nervous over an uncertain political situation in Greece.
The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite.
Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.