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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

'To invest in Africa you need balls of steel,' says Aberdeen Asset Management CEO

I was born in Malaysia and sent alone to Aberdeen to board at nine. It taught me resilience, which came in useful later. But my kids went to day school.In 2002 the Treasury select committee called me a 'sophisticated snake-oil salesman' for my role in ... [Published Management Today Magazine - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tyrie questions FCA over cost of skilled person reports

Treasury select committee chair Andrew Tyrie has written to the FCA raising concerns over the cost of skilled person reports.Skilled person reports, also known as section 166 reports, check for weaknesses or failings in a firm’s practices and cover areas ... [Published Fund Strategy - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

RBS fined £14m over mortgages

The banks gave customers “highly inappropriate” advice and ignored warnings over their controls for almost a year, according to the FCA. Two reviews of sales from 2012 found that in over half the cases the suitability of “the advice was not clear from ... [Published Economia - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

FCA and PRA CEOs write to Treasury Select Committee to explain use of section 166 skilled person report powers

The House of Commons Treasury Committee has published letters addressed to Andrew Tyrie MP, chair of the committee, from Martin Wheatley, FCA Chief Executive, and Andrew Bailey, PRA CEO and Bank of England (BoE) Deputy Governor, concerning the FCA's and ... [Published Practical Law Company - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

HMRC powers to raid bank accounts could see return to 'cash under the mattress'

Building societies are warning people will cash in their savings if HMRC becomes "judge, jury and executioner" People could rush to cash in their savings and keep their money "under the mattress" if the taxman's bid for new powers to raid bank accounts ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

John Mann: Exam results are something that we should all be very proud about

Well done to pupils and schools in Worksop for their excellent A-level and GCSE results.Nationally, 50 per cent of young people go to University and 50 per cent choose to do an apprenticeship or go straight into work.Whatever your personal choice I wish ... [Published Worksop Guardian - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

As you were: UK base rate likely to stay the same

Britain is in the grip of an on-again-off-again relationship with base rate rises One week we are all warned that the turn in the interest rate cycle might be closer than we think; the next it is back to business as usual as the first move recedes into ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

George Osborne rejects Co-op criticism

By Jonathan DaviesThe Chancellor George Osborne has rejects a request from MPs to supply information on the Co-op Bank's failed attempt to buy 632 Lloyds branches.The proposed deal collapsed when a £1.5bn black hole was discovered in the Co-op Bank's ... [Published Fresh Business Thinking - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Bank Of England Rate-Setters Split As Two Back Interest Rate Rise

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, center, pauses during the bank's quarterly inflation report news conference in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Carney pledged that Bank of England officials won't rush to raise interest rates as ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 4 reports

Interest rates: Carney is hard to pin down

The Bank of England's governor, Mark Carney, was accused by a member of the Commons Treasury select committee in June of behaving like an "unreliable boyfriend" by giving mixed messages on whether the first rise in interest rates for five years will come ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

MPs voice fears over Bank of England FPC

Treasury select committee raises concerns about the checks and balances on one of the most influential committees of unelected officials in the UK ... [Published FT.com - UK News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

RBS to close controversial restructuring unit

Global Restructuring Group, which has been accused preying on small businesses, shut down with two executives departing Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will close the controversial restructuring unit accused of preying on small businesses, in a move that ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 08 2014]

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Robison denies interest rates claim [Published Falkirk Herald - 15 mins ago]
Calais migrant crisis must be a problem shared ... [Published Conversation UK - 19 hours ago]
'To invest in Africa you need balls of steel,' ... [Published Management Today Magazine - 23 hours ago]
HBOS accused of misleading the public over £4bn... [Published The Independent - Aug 31 2014]
Tyrie questions FCA over cost of skilled person... [Published Fund Strategy - Aug 29 2014]
Blackfriar: RBS bosses must finally get a grip [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 28 2014]
RBS fined £14.5million for bad mortgage advice:... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 28 2014]
FCA and PRA CEOs write to Treasury Select Commi... [Published Practical Law Company - Aug 27 2014]
RBS fined £14m over mortgages [Published Economia - Aug 27 2014]
Cover story: A time of change [Published Mortgage Strategy - Aug 27 2014]
HMRC powers to raid bank accounts could see ret... [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
John Mann: Exam results are something that we s... [Published Worksop Guardian - Aug 23 2014]
Are HMRC being given too much power, asks AC Mo... [Published Somerset County Gazette - Aug 22 2014]
As you were: UK base rate likely to stay the same [Published Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
Understanding Forex manipulation [Published Lexology - Aug 21 2014]
Lloyds share price: Osborne denies undue pressu... [Published Invezz - Aug 21 2014]
George Osborne rejects Co-op criticism [Published Fresh Business Thinking - Aug 21 2014]
Osborne under fire over Co-op deal [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
Osborne under fire over Co-op deal [Published BBC - Aug 21 2014]
George Osborne looks shifty as he avoids questi... [Published Management Today Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
SME lending plunges by £2.6bn [Published Bridging and Commercial - Aug 21 2014]
LLOYDS BANKING : Banks Osborne denies 'undue pr... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
George Osborne denies 'undue pressure' in Lloyd... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
Bank tightens policy maker rules [Published Press and Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Bank split as two MPC members vote for rate hike [Published Citywire Money - Aug 20 2014]
Tory Warns Rising Interest Rates Could Be A 'Ca... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
Bank Of England Rate-Setters Split As Two Back ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
Are These Two Conspiring To Keep Interest Rates... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 19 2014]
Carney accused of delaying rate rise until afte... [Published BullBearings - Aug 18 2014]
Second MP accuses Mark Carney of election rate ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 18 2014]
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In the papers: IPad decline takes gloss of Apple [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jul 23 2014]
The Guardian  Slump in iPad sales takes the shine off Apple ’s revenue results: Sales of the iPad have slumped to half their pre-Christmas high, with signs that demand for Apple ’s tablet computer may be in permanent decline. Despite a forecast-busting ...
Is there room for Austrian ideas at the top table? [Published The Cobden Centre - Jul 18 2014]
[Editor's note: now that Steve Baker MP is on the Treasury Select Committee, it should be of interest to all Austrianists, and those interested in monetary reform in general, to re-visit Anthony Evans and Toby Baxendale's 2008 paper on whether there ...
India Sees Gold Imports Surge 65% In June [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 16 2014]
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,297.50, EUR 958.13 and GBP 757.40 per ounce.Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,312.00, EUR 965.20 and GBP 765.51 per ounce. Gold fell $12.60 or 0.96% yesterday to $1,294.10/oz and silver slipped $0.21 or 1% to $20.71/oz. ...
BOE Carney Warns of Rising UK House Prices [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Jul 15 2014]
The Bank of England’s governor has issued a fresh warning on the threat of a UK property bubble, as official figures showed house prices rose by 10.5% in the year to May. Mark Carney told MPs on the Treasury select committee that rising house prices ...
EUR and GBP Are Committed To CFTC Reports [Published AdBanks.net - Jul 15 2014]
The world has been spoiled by the beautiful game for the past four weeks, and with yesterday’s final, can the markets now get down to some business? All the various asset classes have suffered during the tourney; all robbed of sustainable volume ...
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