City creates nearly 3,000 jobs in August despite scandals

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The Independent Online

The City jobs market has remained stable over the summer despite the fallout from the banking scandals and the distraction of the London Olympics and Paralympics. Some 2,920 City jobs created in August, according to the recruiter Astbury Marsden, although this was a fall of 28 per cent from the 4,030 City jobs created in August 2011.