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Not on cue

The Money Marketing pool team were unceremoniously dumped out of the New Star pool tournament after a bit of sharp play from eventual winners Chelsea Financial Services.

MM looked like they were on their way to regaining the trophy won two years ago after cruising through the group stages and taking a lead in the Chelsea match but a mixture of team infighting between the news editor and regulation reporter and smart play from Chelsea’s Matthew Woodbridge left the MM duo with nothing to do but drown their sorrows and watch an abysmal England cricketing performance on TV.


Rate-rise looms as inflation hits 3.1 per cent

Inflation hit 3.1 per cent in March prompting speculation of a quarter point interest rate rise next month. The Bank of England governor Mervyn King has therefore been forced to write to the Chancellor to explain why CPI inflation is over a percentage point above the 2 per cent target.In the letter, King says that […]

Risky business

Understanding a portfolio manager’s approach to risk is an important aspect of fund assessment. An impressive track record should always be considered in relation to the degree of risk taken to achieve it.

Standard Life launches AGM website

Standard Life has today launched its AGM website which includes the annual report 2006, corporate responsibility report and remuneration report.The website has been launched ahead of the life office’s AGM which is scheduled for May 29.The remuneration report shows that Group chief executive Sandy Crombie received a salary of £1.6m in 2006 while Standard Life […]


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