Thursday, October 12, 2006

London financial hub poised for bird flu test

"Britain's finance industry regulators start a six-week exercise to test how banks, insurers, exchanges, traders and other financial infrastructure providers would deal with a pandemic."

"Global banks have been gearing up to cope with a potential bird flu epidemic for months now."

"Business continuity systems were put into action by the three groups last year during the suicide bomb attacks on London's transport system in July."

Reuters Thu 12 Oct 2006


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