THERE ARE some in the City who would probably prefer not to relive the crash, but for those that do, a pair of financiers have taken to Twitter to track the banking crisis as it unfolded exactly five years ago.
INTERNET giant Google may have called the next version of its mobile operating system Android KitKat, but grape-growers in France don’t seem too keen for Apple to name the new iPhone model after Champagne, as it has apparently planned.
GET YOUR orders in for Prince George memorabilia. The Royal Mint announced the creation of the first-ever £20 coin yesterday, and the new silver piece of bling is a limited edition featuring the “St George and the Dragon.”
Two former Merrill Lynch corporate financiers – Mervyn Metcalf and Graeme Atkinson – who flew the corporate nest last year to found the trendy Soho-based Dean Street Advisers, have now poached one of their mutual former colleagues from boutique fi
NOT ONLY did Vodafone secure a massive £54bn windfall for its shareholders this week – after agreeing a record-breaking deal with American telecoms group Verizon – but The Capitalist hears it also left a spot of temporary office destruction in its
Bank of England governor Mark Carney impressed conference delegates in Nottingham on Wednesday with his regional knowledge. The Bank boss earned major cool points by dropping the name of local-born singer-songwriter Jake Bugg into his speech.
THE EXODUS from M Communications, the top flight financial public relations agency founded by City veterans Nick Miles (pictured) and Hugh Morrison has finally come to a grinding halt, as the firm, for all intents and purposes, has now ceased trad
REGULAR readers may recall that The Capitalist reported earlier in the summer on former Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation board member Ken Olisa trademarking “More Soviet than City” – the memorable phrase he used when parting ways with the mi
BANK of England governor Mark Carney impressed delegates with his regional knowledge – and earned some major cool points – in his Nottingham speech yesterday, dropping the name of local-born singer-songwriter Jake Bugg in a somewhat laboured link
HOT ON the heels of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg’s highly publicised book Lean In, a London businesswoman is about to publish her own autobiographical and instructional tome – Heels of Steel.
High street retailers appear to be upping their game after Marks & Spencer announced earlier this week that its new campaign – Meet Britain’s Leading Ladies – was shot by famous fashion photographer Annie Leibovitz.
■ With the annual Edinburgh comedy festival now in full swing, what better for City delegates than a little political light relief in the form of Confessions of Gordon Brown, a satirical monologue about the former Prime Minister – played by Ian Gr
LONDON’S biggest free jazz festival returned to Canary Wharf over the weekend, with revellers treated to three days of music from artists including Soweto Kinch, Cuban violinist Omar Puente and the Carleen Anderson Soul Trio.
OFFICE leaving parties are a strange phenomenon. Awkward speeches, inappropriate presents, then down to the pub where, after having a few drinks too many, you finally tell your ex-colleagues what you really think of Sam from accounts.