My Week If there was any justice in the financial world, the people who run the big debt rating agencies would be hanging from lamp-posts along with the investment bankers for the way in which their activities contributed to the 2008 financial crash. But they emerged pretty well unscathed, barring a few uncomfortable sessions before congressional committees. Politicians threatened all sorts of legislative nasties at the time, but it turned out to be all sound and fury signifying not very much.
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Monday 14 October 2013
The Bluebirds manager has had his future thrown into doubt after Tan dismissed Iain Moody to replace him with his son's friend Alisher Apsalyamov
Friday 11 October 2013
Earlier this week Iain Moody was removed as head of recruitment and replaced with a 23-year-old
Thursday 10 October 2013
Bluebirds' head scout replaced by 23-year-old friend of controversial club owner's son
Sunday 29 September 2013
There is one concern that even optimists need to acknowledge. The US may, indeed, default
Thursday 15 August 2013
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is betting on Alberta's oil sands boom, buying a stake in the Canadian-based energy giant Suncor, according to regulatory filings.
Wednesday 10 July 2013
The International Monetary Fund partially reversed its previous cut to its UK growth forecasts yesterday, but weak manufacturing figures showed that the economy remains deeply unbalanced.
Friday 28 June 2013
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Lloyds Banking Group bosses denied political pressure to accept the Co-operative Bank's ill-fated £700 million bid for its branches today, insisting they acted in the best interests of shareholders.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
The Co-op today called in the boss of Britain's official "bad bank" to sort out its own troubled lender.
Friday 10 May 2013
Chief executive quits amid news that ‘external support’ may be needed to plug £1bn hole in balance sheet
Friday 10 May 2013
Should I be worried about my Co-op Bank account?
Friday 19 April 2013
Agency worried by 'weaker economic and fiscal outlook'
Saturday 02 March 2013
The big change this week was that the UK was no longer rated triple A by the credit analysts at Moody's and there was apprehension at how the markets would react.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Monday 25 February 2013
The City refused to panic over the loss of the UK’s AAA rating today as shares headed higher and sterling avoided a major sell-off.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 4 Alex Salmond: 'The rocks would melt with the sun before I'd ever set foot in the House of Lords'
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster