Jim Armitage

Jim Armitage is Business Editor of The Independent and former Deputy City Editor of the Evening Standard

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Sergei Pugachev is alleged to have stolen money awarded to his bank in Russia

Russian banker Sergei Pugachev suffers setbacks in London legal battle

Sergei Pugachev, the billionaire Russian businessman who lives in one of London’s grandest homes with his partner, the socialite Alexandra Tolstoy, has suffered a series of setbacks in his attempts to stave off a civil legal action alleging fraud and embezzlement.

The venture dug a hole for itself when it sought to raise funds for its Russian goldmines

Petropavlovsk: Precious metal to fool's gold

Petropavlovsk's shareholders yesterday voted to wipe out the value of their investment. Jim Armitage reports on how the shine came off the company

Did HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver really need a Swiss account?

Until now the bank has managed to hold the line that its ethically dubious activities were all from a bygone era

GFI chief loses control of his destiny but ends up $285m richer

Mickey Gooch set up GFI from scratch

The Grosvenor House Hotel

Political donors tax loophole: ‘When are we going to get found out?’

A few brandies down, the millionaire next to me asked the question that revealed his greatest fear

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to Igor Sechin during a meeting at the Kremlin in 2013

Igor Sechin: The oil man at the heart of Putin's Kremlin

Exclusive: Igor Sechin runs Rosneft, the biggest publicly traded oil firm in the world. He tells City Editor Jim Armitage about sanctions, the oil price and his admiration for BP

Glencore’s chief executive Ivan Glasenberg

Glencore hands platinum stake to shareholders

Under the deal, shareholders will simply be given Glencore’s Lonmin shares during the first half of the year

New chairman Andy Higginson is attempting to bring stability and focus back to the company

Morrisons abandons 'misting' machines on its fruit and veg counters

Store managers have been told the machines have to go in the coming weeks

Wall Street storms UK peer-to-peer lending groups

Plans to invest in the growing number of peer-to-peer lending websites

PwC's friends keep it well-oiled with taxpayers' money

It is perhaps the most common revolving door between the City and Westminster: the transit between the Big Four consultants and Whitehall departments.

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