Clare Balding beats all Royals to claim ‘most fascinating person in Britain’ title.
Mali: Britain prepared to send ‘sizeable amount’ of troops to support French.
France ‘totally bankrupt’, says labour minister Michel Sapin.
Murdoch apologises for ‘offensive’ Scarfe cartoon in Sunday Times denounced as anti-semitic.
Tax sugary drinks to boost child health, says report.
Eden Project to axe up to 70 jobs.
Research in Motion prepares ‘biggest’ campaign for crucial BlackBerry 10 launch.
Havas Media hires SMV’s Scott Moorhead to lead digital trading.
Kellogg’s UK marketing chief, Peter Harrison, is to assume a more commercial role following the company’s acquisition of snack brand Pringles.
The U.S. bank’s veteran dealmaker Luigi Rizzo, managing director of European financial mergers and acquisitions, is to leave the bank, five people familiar with his departure told Reuters. Rizzo, who joined Goldman Sachs in 1993 and became a partner in 2008, has worked on some of Europe’s biggest bank deals.
RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL INC
The company said on Friday it added a veteran team of advisers from top U.S. brokerage Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, expanding its adviser footprint in Pennsylvania.
Philip Maurer, his wife, Barbara Maurer, and David Kushner moved to Raymond James on Wednesday from Morgan Stanley’s wealth management division.
BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP
The financial services firm named Eric Fu as the managing director of BNY’s intermediary distribution team. Fu will be based in Hong Kong.
RELIGARE CAPITAL MARKETS LTD
The investment banking arm of India’s Religare Enterprises appointed Jason Barakat-Brown as head of advisory based in Singapore. Brown will lead Religare’s corporate finance team.
Britain’s second-biggest insurer named Khor Hock Seng as the chief executive of Aviva Asia.
Seng joins Aviva from AIA where he was the CEO and managing director of the AIA’s Malaysian business and was also the regional executive responsible for a number of AIA’s Southeast Asian markets.
ARBUTHNOT LATHAM & CO
The London-based private bank named Dan Saxby as director of private banking. Saxby previously worked with Coutts & Co where he was an executive director and wealth manager