Out of context

“Now you have seen me in my ’hood.”

Compliance consultant Adam Samuel meets an MM hack on his turf.

“I am not the one who usually hears things first but I might be the one who opens his gob first.”

Ascentric managing director Hugo Thorman gives his take on industry gossip.

“All gambles are risky. If the chairman can tell me of these non-risky gambles I will start wagering on them.”

FSA chairman Lord Adair Turner’s response after Andy Love, MP, questioned him on whether RBS’s takeover of ABN Amro was “a risky gamble”.