Ed Harcourt woz ere
In the competition to be the world's capital of finance, London could soon be pushed into third place. A survey by law firm Eversheds of 600 senior business executives concluded that Shanghai would probably overtake London in the next decade, with New York retaining its fiscal crown. The mega-city already trumps both its financial rivals in many respects, including population size, shipping capacity and (arguably) skyline. Yeah, but who'd win in an arm-wrestle? If anyone from Gothamist or Shanghaiist is reading, consider that a challenge.