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Things worth reading: 26th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: HSBC's 1,200 job cuts spark row with union (Independent) Royal Bank of Scotland braced for exodus of traders as pay review starts (Times) AIG London staff dig in heels over bonus payments despite US threats (Times) Mervyn King's comments trigger first gilt auction failure since …

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Things worth reading: 26th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: HSBC's 1,200 job cuts spark row with union (Independent) Royal Bank of Scotland braced for exodus of traders as pay review starts (Times) AIG London staff dig in heels over bonus payments despite US threats (Times) Mervyn King's comments trigger first gilt auction failure since …

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Market nuts

Flying around Europe today gives you plenty of time to read the papers back to front, which kind of showed that the banking market is a bit nuts right now, as if we didn't know. For example, I normally read the Financial Times online, but scouring through its pages in …

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Things worth reading: 25th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Madoff accountant charged with fraud (Guardian) Goldman Sachs plans to hand back $10bn bailout (Independent) Fittingly frugal dish before a Queen (Times) Mervyn King warns Gordon Brown to stop spending (Times) Executive remuneration: European Forum sets out best practices for directors' pay (Europa) Presidential Essay: …

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Things worth reading: 25th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Madoff accountant charged with fraud (Guardian) Goldman Sachs plans to hand back $10bn bailout (Independent) Fittingly frugal dish before a Queen (Times) Mervyn King warns Gordon Brown to stop spending (Times) Executive remuneration: European Forum sets out best practices for directors' pay (Europa) Presidential Essay: …

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Things worth reading: 24th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Top AIG bosses 'to repay bonuses' (BBC) ING ask some staff to give back their 2008 bonuses (Yahoo!) What happened to Bank of America? (ABC News) D Börse finance chief quits over differences (Financial Times) Stocks Soar Most Since November On Toxic Asset Plan, Rise …

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Things worth reading: 24th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Top AIG bosses 'to repay bonuses' (BBC) ING ask some staff to give back their 2008 bonuses (Yahoo!) What happened to Bank of America? (ABC News) D Börse finance chief quits over differences (Financial Times) Stocks Soar Most Since November On Toxic Asset Plan, Rise …

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Things worth reading: 24th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: CBI calls on Darling to hold back borrowing (Telegraph) SocGen bosses forced to waive over €8m in bonuses (Guardian) EU secures €50bn to bail out new members (Euractiv) EU leaders clinch deal on five billion stimulus plan (Euractiv) Summit calls for financial regulation ahead of …

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Things worth reading: 24th March 2009

Things we're reading today include: CBI calls on Darling to hold back borrowing (Telegraph) SocGen bosses forced to waive over €8m in bonuses (Guardian) EU secures €50bn to bail out new members (Euractiv) EU leaders clinch deal on five billion stimulus plan (Euractiv) Summit calls for financial regulation ahead of …

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Things worth reading: 22nd March 2009

Before talking about things we're reading today, we've just noticed a bug when linking to the Guardian which probably means we've been irritating folks with our links to said newspaper. Bascially we have been copying the URL link to the Guardian and did not realise that every time we did …

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Things worth reading: 21st March 2009

Things we're reading today include: Northern Rock can offer a blueprint for disaster (Telegraph) Co-op Bank profits rise in second half of 2008 (Telegraph) Nationwide protests over £250m bill for FSCS (The Independent) Darling to give backing to mutual model (Financial Times) Scorn Trails A.I.G. Executives, Even in Their Driveways …

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Things we’re reading: 20th March 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Disgruntled shareholders vent fury at HSBC board (The Times) New whistleblower claims over £1bn Barclays tax deals (Guardian) RBS boss says trying to defend Sir Fred Goodwin is 'mission impossible' (Telegraph) The latest victim of the credit crunch: Sir Fred's private jet (Guardian) House Approves …

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Things we’re reading: 20th March 2009

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Things we're reading today include: Disgruntled shareholders vent fury at HSBC board (The Times) New whistleblower claims over £1bn Barclays tax deals (Guardian) RBS boss says trying to defend Sir Fred Goodwin is 'mission impossible' (Telegraph) The latest victim of the credit crunch: Sir Fred's private jet (Guardian) House Approves …

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Things we’re reading: 19th March 2009

Things we’re reading today include: Big jump in online banking fraud (BBC) Barclays ‘corrupt regime’ claim (BBC) Guardian loses legal challenge over Barclays documents gagging order (Guardian) Lord Turner’s key recommendations on banking regulation (Telegraph) Turner review blames ‘exaggerated faith’ in markets for financial crisis (Guardian) FSA’s last weapon in …

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Things we’re reading: 19th March 2009

Things we’re reading today include: Big jump in online banking fraud (BBC) Barclays ‘corrupt regime’ claim (BBC) Guardian loses legal challenge over Barclays documents gagging order (Guardian) Lord Turner’s key recommendations on banking regulation (Telegraph) Turner review blames ‘exaggerated faith’ in markets for financial crisis (Guardian) FSA’s last weapon in …

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