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“Cofunds is not a mammal, it is a raptor devouring the competition.”

Cofunds public affairs supremo Dick Eats

“He’s had plenty of invites but he’s still waiting on yours.”

Bankhall’s Richard Howells about CEO Peter Mann holding out for a “better” offer to the Money Marketing awards

“I’d love to come if you don’t have to fill your table with arsey IFAs.”

An anonymous PR graciously accepts an invite to the MM awards

“I went to the Burns supper and had to go home from work yesterday due to a strange feeling of sickness. Dodgy whisky obviously.”

Skandia PR Alex Jones

“I’ve just been on Radio Punjab and there are not many people that can say that.”

Adrian Boulding from Legal & General

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Fair dues

The banks are worried about their future. Apparently, they fear they may soon be so strapped for cash, they will all go out of business.

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Neptune video: Abenomics: the impetus for Japan’s fast-track recovery?

The remarkable performance of the TOPIX over the past year has caused many sceptical equity investors to look again at the Japanese market. These returns have come despite very significant problems facing the Japanese economy. Chris Taylor, manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund, discusses these problems and whether Abenomics will be able to overcome them, enabling the market to continue to rise.

In the video, Taylor addresses the following:

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