Majority advocate shorter trading hours but LSE awaits European consensus

"Potential to improve wellbeing and diversity"

James Baxter-Derrington
The proposals are part of a drive to improve worker wellbeing

The proposals are part of a drive to improve worker wellbeing

A majority of investors, banks, brokers and market makers would prefer the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to alter its trading hours to 9am-4pm in an effort to improve diversity and wellbeing, according to a consultation conducted by the bourse.

Another "recent survey" was cited by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe and the Investment Association (IA), which found that shorter trading hours was second only to flexible working policies...

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