The number of new jobs in London’s financial-services sector rose in July on a month-to-month and year-to-year basis as hiring conditions improved despite weak second-quarter bank earnings and concerns about a double-dip recession, a survey showed Wednesday.

The total jobs becoming available in July rose 7% to 6,048, up from 5,645 in June. The number was 71% higher on a year-to-year basis compared with 3,528 jobs in July 2009, according to a survey by financial-recruiting firm Morgan McKinley.

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