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Granary Square in Kings Cross, London.

In the City of Londons 1980s heyday, most bankers paid little heed to Kings Cross, then a seedy, drug-ridden den of vice a few miles away from their trading floors and wine bars.

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Thats all changed. Today the area attracts tech giants, startups and global investors with billions at the ready, even as initial public offerings dry up in the traditional heart of Londons financial world. 

The shifting fortunes of the two areas highlights the changing face of Londons financial sector, an industry that has powered the British capital for centuries. 

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“This is when this neighborhood becomes the center of London.”

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