It was once only a brave investor who’d bet against fashion favourite Asos, but yesterday two City experts called time on the stock.
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Sunday 12 August 2012
The column that runs rings round the rest
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Are the kids alright? Not really, to judge by the Traverse’s theatre programme. In Simon Stephens’ Morning, which concludes with words “There is only terror. There is no hope”, the troubled state of today’s youth is laid bare in sinister and brutal fashion.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
George Osborne will have plenty to ponder when the Olympic caravan finally leaves town
Friday 20 July 2012
The top five firms in the private banking industry still come from America and Switzerland, led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch in first place with $2.1 trillion (£1.3trn) of assets under management, according to the annual Private Asset Managers Global 50.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Jonathan Sorrell, son of the WPP advertising guru Sir Martin Sorrell, was hastily promoted to the position of finance director at Man Group yesterday after the struggling hedge fund giant sought to appease shareholders by ousting the incumbent, Kevin Hayes.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Jonathan Sorrell, the son of WPP advertising guru Sir Martin Sorrell, was hastily promoted to position of finance director at Man Group yesterday after the struggling hedge fund giant sought to appease shareholders by ousting incumbent Kevin Hayes.
Saturday 26 May 2012
US Outlook Nobody mentioned the name Greg Smith, though it is barely two months since the London-based trader quit Goldman Sachs citing a "toxic" culture where clients were regarded as "muppets" to be ripped off wherever possible.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Jon Corzine was paid $8.35m (£5.3m) for running MF Global in the year leading up to its spectacular collapse, according to documents filed with a New York bankruptcy court.
Sunday 20 May 2012
Vodafone will come under pressure to explain what contingency plans it is making for Greece's possible exit from the euro when the mobile giant reports annual profits on Tuesday.
Thursday 10 May 2012
The rumour mill has been rather quiet around Bowleven as of late. It was a different story near the start of the year when punters were getting excited over the possibility of an approach. However, after Dubai's Dragon Oil decided in February that, having had a think, it was not going to make a bid, the West Africa-focused explorer has lost more than 40 per cent.
Saturday 05 May 2012
At Goldman Gensler was lobbying for precisely the lack of oversight he now seeks to enforce
Monday 30 April 2012
In theory, the post of next Governor of the Bank of England won't even be advertised for several months.
Monday 30 April 2012
In theory the post of next Governor of the Bank of England won't even be advertised for several months.
Sunday 29 April 2012
The UK is not in recession and is currently growing at an annual rate of between 1 per cent and 2 per cent. But the economy did dip briefly into negative growth last summer. The eurozone economy was shrinking during the second half of last year but has started to grow again, albeit very slowly. And the US did have a slowdown last year (though it just avoided shrinking) but is now growing at a little over 2 per cent a year.
Friday 27 April 2012
The London arm of Goldman Sachs paid only £4.1 million in corporation tax to the Treasury last year despite making pre-tax profits of £1.92 billion, annual accounts have revealed.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition