Outlook The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street likes drama to be reserved firmly for the stage. So yesterday's announcement from her Financial Policy Committee on "potential amplification channels" of financial risks was characteristically short on hyperbole.
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Sunday 18 May 2008
Lehman Brothers is thought to be the next investment bank that will unveil job cuts as the fallout from the credit crisis continues to hit workers in the Square Mile.
Monday 31 March 2008
The American investment bank Lehman Brothers is to sue Japan's fifth largest trading firm, Marubeni, over an alleged $350m (£176m) fraud involving two of the company's employees.
Saturday 15 March 2008
The life insurer Prudential scotched rumours of a potential stock market listing in Asia, as it unveiled an expected 25 per cent growth in group profits and brought forward its aggressive growth targets for its Asian business.
Monday 25 February 2008
Indian companies have outperformed on the Alternative Investment Market in the past year, with more set to arrive in London in 2008 as they look for international investment and recognition.
Tuesday 03 October 2006
Tuesday 16 May 2006
Martin Broughton, the chairman of British Airways, is to become the new voice of British business after being named yesterday as the next president of the employers' organisation, the CBI.
Thursday 10 November 2005
Thursday 22 September 2005
Tuesday 24 May 2005
Sunday 03 October 2004
Tuesday 21 October 2003
Friday 26 September 2003
Friday 30 May 2003
Friday 18 April 2003
Tuesday 04 March 2003
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
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- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'