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Fly me to the moon, or Jupiter

Great fun was had by all at fund firm Jupiter’s 20th birthday bash at the swanky Elysium bar last week. But a hidden menace lurked in the shadows unbeknown to most revellers.

PR goddess Angela Madden’s attempts to tie a huge bunch of helium balloons to the Diary were met with short shrift by the venue’s security men, who issued a warning that such shenanigans could see the said balloons flying into the ceiling fan and literally blowing the remaining drunks to the giant planet in the sky.


Chasers ignore the answers

Professional indemnity cover is now the highest overhead we face and anyone who has asked for a quote for run-off cover will know it is just not affordable into retirement. This is clearly a major problem which is compounded by two issues referred to by recent correspondents. Yet again, we will have to contribute to […]

What’s up doc?

Some people will do anything not to use public transport. So when Legg Mason’s Peter Boughton was dragged on the London Tube by colleague Zoe Burton he took his detox diet with him. “It was like having Bugs Bunny on the tube. He sat there munching away on his carrot for the whole journey. We […]

2016 Global Survey of Individual Investors: How is investor behaviour rewriting the job description for financial professionals?

Trapped between expectations for near double-digit returns and strong apprehensions about investing in persistently volatile markets, investors worldwide are of the opinion that professional financial advice is worth the fee. But even though they believe individuals who work with a financial professional are more likely to achieve their goals, investors have a clear vision of […]


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