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Things worth reading: 5th March 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Bonuses

HSBC boss Michael Geoghegan paid £800,000 a year to
move to Hong Kong
The Telegraph
City headhunter warns of banker exodus over bonus row
The Telegraph
Brokers escape bonus taxThe
Telegraph

Companies

Citigroup chief thanks US taxpayer for bailoutThe Times
BofA warrants net $1.5bnFinancial
Times

Liffe proves its worth to NYSEFinancial Times

Countries

Icesave deal hangs in the balance, says Iceland's PM
The Independent
Safe haven for your cash? Germans call on Greece to
sell off its islands
The Times
The European tortoise versus the Asian hareThe Times
US economic growth 'hit by snow'BBC
US banks urged to reveal credit scoresFinancial Times
Barack Obama pushes on with controversial Volcker rule
The Telegraph

Technologies

Blogs air views on stifled Gulf finance Financial Times
Money sharing comes to FacebookBBC


 

Quote of the Day:

"If Peter Sands’ wife, the author Betsy Tobin, needs a hero for her
next
historical novel, she could do worse than pick her partner – the
Standard
Chartered chief executive." 

Questor share tip: Buy Standard Chartered – it's the
pick of the banks
The Telegraph

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Chris M Skinner
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