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Out of context

“I’ll only marry a rich man with a tennis court who can keep me.” – Marlene Scott of Polhill.

“Where are the celebrities? Where can our bracelet get us into?” – Daily Express personal finance journalist Holly Thomas is a star-struck guest at the Brits.

“1.95 for Money Marketing? For another pound, you can buy Vogue and they give you free samples. Why can’t you do that?” – Lanson’s Lisa Folwell.

“I’m always really conscious of my Scouse accent when I’m talking to cloakroom attendants, usually when I’ve lost my ticket, in case they think I’m trying to nick someone’s coat.” – IFA Kim North.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: or tel: 0207 943 8037


Key themes for 2017

Capital Market Notes, December 2016 Dave Lafferty, chief market strategist at Natixis Global Asset Management, assesses the accuracy of his 2016 outlook and provides his thoughts and outlook for 2017. Click here to read the full article


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