On July 7, London was thrust into the horror of terrorism. Four bombs, three placed on London Underground trains and a fourth on a bus, exploded in the morning rush hour and claimed 52 lives. The city shuddered to a standstill as residents struggled to cope with the situation.
But the horrific personal cost of the bombings was not matched by any damage to the financial infrastructure of the city. While this is largely due to the location of the explosions, which were distant from Canary