The North’s Enterprise Trade and Investment minister Arlene Foster said the company’s rationale for selecting Belfast as an investment location was based not only on the availability of skilled support engineers but also the high-speed telecommunications links between Northern Ireland, North America and Europe. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

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The Wall Street bull in New York: NYSE Technologies, the technology arm of NYSE Euronext first came to Belfast in 2009 to open its technology centre of excellence. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty

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