World Briefing: Jul 28, 2003

Don't Move Me There!

Poor Tokyo can't get a break. In a recent survey, it kicked Hong Kong out of the top spot on Mercer Human Resource Consulting's list of the most expensive cities. (New York City slid into a thrifty 10th place, thanks to the weak dollar.) Tokyo also ranked as least popular in a new survey by consultancy Christian & Timbers, which asked about executives' attitudes toward six financial centers. (Hong Kong and Beijing were given a pass because of SARS.) Here are the top six from each list:

MOST EXPENSIVE CITIES

1 Tokyo 2 Moscow 3 Osaka 4...

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