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Hipsters Flocking to Silicon Roundabout Startups as Bankers Fade


Coffee houses hold a special place in London’s history. During the late 17th century, they were the birthplace of Lloyd’s of London and the London Stock Exchange -- two institutions that helped make the square-mile City of London a global financial capital.

Today, just north of where one of the City’s ancient gates once stood, the latest chapter in London’s economic history is being written in a new generation of coffeehouses, Bloomberg Markets will report in its June issue.