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Can Macron position Paris as the EU’s banking hub?

The platforms at La Défense station at 7:30am on a Thursday morning are overcrowding fast. Stepping out of the station into the daylight, the vast shadows cast by the office blocks make it hard to remember that this giant 38m sq ft business district – the largest in the world – is only a few metro stops from the charm of central Paris.

The skyline here is only going to get denser, taller and more imposing. An extra seven sky scrapers comprising 4m sq ft of space will be added to the market by 2021.

The extra space…

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