Mike Ashley will be feeling very clever.
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Monday 08 October 2012
Friday 31 August 2012
Servicing the lucrative oil and gas sector is paying off on the mid caps, where Kentz and Hunting reported gushing profits yesterday, while Cape's results were better than feared. Kentz saw its interim profits flare 36 per cent higher and shareholders were delighted with a 10 per cent dividend increase. Its shares jetted up 19p to 400p.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
Security firm G4S has admitted that it is fighting to repair its battered reputation, as it wrote off £50 million in losses on its bungled London 2012 contract.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
This can't be allowed to continue. It is time for the regulators to get a handle on it
Friday 13 July 2012
Meet Mr Black. The new owner of The Scream. By David Usborne
Thursday 28 June 2012
Outlook A huge fine for Barclays for truly egregious behaviour and the same somewhat comical stance from the bank that it is shocked to discover it turns out to have been orchestrating a crime.
Friday 22 June 2012
The world's most powerful female regulator?
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Saturday 05 May 2012
At Goldman Gensler was lobbying for precisely the lack of oversight he now seeks to enforce
Thursday 05 April 2012
Tin hats were very much in demand yesterday. With red covering trading screens across the Square Mile, one of the worst-hit on the mid-tier index was Logica after the resignation of one of the IT outsourcer's top brass revived fears over its troublesome Benelux operations.
Monday 02 April 2012
Wednesday 14 March 2012
A senior executive at Goldman Sachs has attacked a “toxic” and “destructive” environment at the leading investment bank in as resignation letter published in the New York Times.
Thursday 16 February 2012
Four months after one of Japan's biggest corporate scandals, police and prosecutors today arrested seven men, including the former president of Olympus Corporation and ex-bankers, over their role in a $1.7 billion accounting fraud at the medical equipment and camera maker.
Saturday 04 February 2012
No Pain, No Gain
Thursday 02 February 2012
London breathed a sigh of relief yesterday as the European Commission confirmed the view of EU regulators that the controversial merger of Deutsche Börse and NYSE Euronext, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, should be blocked.
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