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Mark (two) Carney


Monday, February 11th, 2013

Mark (two) Carney.. The Smooth Operator. As the kitten deleted my comment last week, I shall try again today (if you have not seen it, she featured in Sunday Telegraph’s City Diary). Mark Carney, polished, slick and assured. Channel 4 likened […]

Osborne on Banks…


Monday, February 4th, 2013

Osborne on Banks… In Bournemouth later, George Osborne will announce plans to “electrify” the ring fence between “casino like” investment banking and “safe” retail banking. Millions of words will be written about his speech and so I will restrict myself […]

QE Toxicity


Monday, January 28th, 2013

QE – Who  Cares? (actually we all need to) Tomorrow morning at 9.30am in the Thatcher Room in Portcullis House, the Treasury Select Committee will hear evidence on the effect and effectiveness of QE. Its unlikely to be a riveting […]

Cameron and Europe – the economic consequences….


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Cameron and Europe – the economic consequences… Cameron asked the big question yesterday: “….why raise fundamental questions about the future of Europe when Europe is already in the midst of a deep crisis?” Well, it is the fact that Europe […]