'Timeless': Financial services industry joins global tributes to Queen Elizabeth II

Tributes from global and financial leaders

Eve Maddock-Jones
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The world has witnessed a widespread wave of grief and remembrance for the late Queen Elizabeth II following her death yesterday afternoon.

Queen Elizabeth was the longest-reigning UK monarch, serving 70 years on the throne. She died aged 96. The Royal Family announced the news late yesterday afternoon in a statement confirming that the Queen had passed away peacefully at Balmoral Castle, where the family had gathered to be with her. Her death elevated her eldest son Charles to the throne as King Charles III. In a statement, he said: "The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty the Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family. "We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign a...

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