Prince Harry closes £1 billion trade deal as he raises money on 9/11 charity day

Prince Harry closed a £1billion trade deal this morning as he raises money on the charity day for 9/11.

The Duke of Sussex is today trying to seal deals with clients at the annual BGC Charity Day held by BGC Partners to commemorate 658 Cantor Fitzgerald staff and 61 EuroBrokers employees who died in the attack on the World Trade Centre in New York in 2001.

And media there report the royal closed a government bond trade known as Gilts.

"Prince Harry just closed a £1 BILLION UK Sterling government bond trade – known as Gilts.

"One of the largest trades in the market over the past 5 years," tweeted one journalist.

Harry joined famous faces including Abbey Clancy, Harry Kane, Tinie Tempah, Tom Hardy and Jamie Redknapp at the event 18 years on from the tragedy.

He was pictured answering phone calls and liaising with professionals at the office in Canary Wharf, London.

Harry attended as an Invictus Games ambassador to remember the BGC's employees who died in the terror attacks which saw two hijacked planes crash into the World Trade Centre Towers in 2001 .

"September 11th remains a day very close to our hearts and I am incredibly proud to be hosting our 15th Charity Day, which turns such a historic anniversary into an uplifting day for all involved," said Shaun D. Lynn, President of BGC Partners.

"I am looking forward to another day raising money for such worthwhile causes, and making this year’s Charity Day the best yet."

It is understood new mum Meghan Markle is not at the event.

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