Planning permission for the Bloomberg European HQ was made in 2011, quite a long time before UK turkeys voted for Christmas.Chuchi wrote: ↑November 16, 2017, 11:52 amSurely you can't be talking about the same Michael Bloomberg who's just opened a new European HQ costing £1bn in the city of London :-"JimboPSM wrote: ↑November 16, 2017, 10:51 amThe foreign exchange markets have given their judgment on just how monumentally dumb Brexit is.
While the foreign exchange markets are not perfect, they have a history of being one of the better indicators of relative economic health.
These charts, in nominal and percentage terms show how, since 1st January 2016 until this morning, the EUR has risen over 21% against the GBP (or conversely, how the GBP has fallen against the EUR).
- EUR / GBP
- EUR / GBP as %
Michael Bloomberg summed up the votes for Brexit (and Trump) quite succinctly:The U.K.'s decision to leave the EU is the second most "stupidest" decision ever made by a country, only beaten by the U.S. voting for President Donald Trump.
Major capital spending decisions and subsequent planning authorisations often take years, they do not happen overnight.
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