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Banks Might Have Started Worrying About Brexit

Overseas lending out of the U.K. had the biggest drop in three years, while France had a sizable gain.

Partly to mostly murky.

Partly to mostly murky.

Photographer: David Cliff/NurPhoto/Getty Images

For a long time, bankers’ concerns about the U.K.’s exit from the European Union didn’t seem to have much effect on London’s role as a global financial hub.

That might be changing.