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nounusually city pages
The part of a newspaper or magazine that deals with the financial news.
- ‘In the final editions it occupied the first 17 news pages, a further three city pages, the comment pages and the leading pages of G2, the tabloid second section.’
- ‘Both sides accused each other of corporate espionage, with the city pages of the press full of stories about what corporate sleuths and gumshoes get up to on their clients' behalf.’
- ‘A lot of those companies have since resigned, but you can see from his piece on the city pages today the leopard has not really change his spots.’
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