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Threadneedle appoints equity head

Threadneedle has promoted Leigh Harrison to head of equities and added fund managers Simon Brazier, Richard Colwell and James Thorne to the UK desk.



Regulation or innovation?

Chris Gilchrist Robert Shiller, one of the world’s most influential economists, used an op-ed column in the FT last year to argue for more financial innovation. He claimed it wasn’t innovation (as in slice-and-dice mortgage-backed securities, etc, aka toxic assets) that caused the sub-prime crisis and the credit crunch, but lack of it. Shiller said […]


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