Posts Tagged ‘2012 London Olympics’

Effect of London 2012 Olympics on Currency Prices

Monday, August 13th, 2012

2012 London OlympicsHosting the 2012 Olympic Games cost the British government an estimated £9.3 billion. While this may seem like an exorbitant amount, history has shown that hosting the Olympics can not only be a matter of prestige for a city, but also stimulate local economies and boost tourism, thus providing long term economic benefits.

British Olympic medal’s impact on cash reserves

The 2012 London Olympics have provided much needed cash reserves to the beleaguered British economy, which announced earlier in July that GDP output fell by 0.7 percent in the second quarter of the year. The games have been very successful, thanks in part to the British team’s exceptional performance.