Royal and reality stars get trading for charity

MAREX Spectron held its annual charity day last week, in aid of Shooting Star CHASE, Rays of Sunshine, Sparks and WellChild.

The firm handed over the phones to guest traders such as HRH The Countess of Wessex, HRH Princess Michael of Kent, Olympic rower Tim Foster and actor Tony Gardner.

One so-called celebritrader in particular ought to be praised for his efforts – Francis Boulle, known by many as the one with the quizzically raised eyebrows from Made in Chelsea. While Boulle’s official CV cites him as “commodity and diamond broker turned venture capitalist” he enjoyed a foray into web entrepreneurship, after setting up websites including, which invites visitors to rank members of Parliament in order of attractiveness.

The Capitalist hears that Boulle could soon add a fourth string to his career bow – Marex Spectron board member Roger Nagioff rated his skills on the trading floor so highly that he offered him a job. Sounds like a match made in heaven.