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“Is it just the boys taking part?”

Highclere Financial Services partner Alan Lakey enquires about who on the MM news desk is taking part in Movember, a charity event in which participants grow moustaches.

“I prefer a jug.”

Lakey revealing how he prefers his beer to be served.

“Welcome ladies, gentlemen and fund managers.”

Comedian Barry Cryer greets a stony-faced crowd at the Investment Management Association dinner last week.

“I go into life trying my best but I frequently fail.”

Lord Myners at a Treasury select committee session.

“We don’t want you to display such modesty in your negotiations with the EU.”

Treasury select committee chairman John McFall replies to Myners.

“He is called Wally by those who know him well.”

Hannover Life Re head of underwriting and claims strategy Julie Hopkins talking about Peter Le Beau.


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