Posts tagged: Financial News

Spence backs Boris, Gover and, er, Hunt...

Friday, 7 June 2019, 5:43 am

To the Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington, London, where Financial News (one of Betaville's former employers) held its Trading and Technology awards.

And who should be there to pick up a "Lifetime Achievment" award last night?

Well, it was multi-millionaire tycoon Michael Spencer, founder of interdealer broker Icap/NEX group and former Tory party treasurer supremo...

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The Buffett conundrum...- Part 2

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:44 pm

When I'm in the office I often pick up Financial News, a trade rag that many years ago gave little old Betaville one of his first jobs in financial journalism.

So, when I turned to page 3 of the paper I was intrigued to read an editorial by David Wighton, former business editor of The Times, vehemently arguing that companies should jettison ALL corporate jets as they are an "incendiary issue and red rag for customers and employees"...

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Odey for PM?

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 8:25 pm

Apparently, charming hedgie Crispin Odey, a vocal Brexiteer, is preparing to go into politics!

Well, that's according to a report in trade rag Financial News, which the publication splashed on earlier this week. Hat tip to intrepid FN hack Tom Teodorczuk for landing what would appear quite a scoop containing ON THE RECORD quotes. Below is a link:..

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