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Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Phillip Hughes dies two days after being hit by ball during cricket match. Scotland to control income tax and welfare spending. Gastric bands could cut diabetes bill. British tourists found dead in Amsterdam after 'snorting white heroin'. 'Mad' Frankie Fraser: East End gangster dubbed Britain's most dangerous man dies. Stagecoach and Virgin Trains to run East Coast Main Line.   ELIAN The professional services firm, owned by private equity fund manager Electra Partners LLP, appointed John Connolly group chairman, effective immediately. INVESTEC WEALTH & INVESTMENT The wealth management and investment services provider appointed Rob Jones, Darren Elmes and Steve Hart as senior investment directors at its Bournemouth office. PIONEER INVESTMENTS The fund manager, a unit of Italian lender UniCredit , said Chief Executive Sandro Pierri would step down on Jan. 31 and be replaced by Deputy CEO Giordano Lombardo. AMP CAPITAL The investment manager appointed Boe Pahari global head of infrastructure equity, based in London. Pahari, currently the head of infrastructure for Europe and the…

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Brown family's fury amid Ferguson riot wreckage. Tesco director 'lobbied over chicken'. Charity staff furious at Blair award. David Mellor 'must apologise' to the cabbie he called a 'smart-arsed little b******'. Health Secretary: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'. Sinkhole filled with water swallows woman – as she was hanging out her washing. Voyeur doctor set up hidden network of toilet cameras. Soho nightclub forced to close 'in attempt to gentrify area'. STANDARD CHARTERED PLC The Asia-focused bank appointed Euan Campbell as global head of businesses for retail clients. Campbell joins from Santander Group where he was executive vice-president responsible for the strategic direction of its U.S. cards business. EDISON INVESTMENT RESEARCH The investment research company named Peter Thorne, Jenny Ping and Kim Fustier as equity analysts in its London office. ASIA FRONTIER CAPITAL LTD The fund management company appointed Ahmed Tabaqchali as chief investment officer for Iraq. Tabaqchali currently serves as a board member of…

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Working families left in poverty. Man finds tongue-eating parasite in Morrisons fish. BlackBerry will give £350 to customers who switch from iPhone. Facebook 'could have prevented' Lee Rigby murder, says report. Apple is now worth more than $700bn. Paintball company seeks human 'bullet tester' for job that pays £40,000. Aldi lures the middle classes with £76 wine for just £19. Sunday morning inconvenient for church services.. says Church of England. Woman spends two nights in police custody after row over remote control. BT in talks to buy O2. Hamilton on pole to become GB's richest ever sports star.   CORDEA SAVILLS Property investment manager Cordea Savills appointed Malcolm Naish as chairman of the advisory committee for its charities property fund, following the retirement of Ian Flanagan. BLUEBAY ASSET MANAGEMENT A fixed income and alternative investments management firm, appointed Andrew Archer as partner, chief technology officer. Archer joins BlueBay from Man Group, where he was global head of technology. Previously, he was co-chief technology officer for…

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Teacher recruitment falling short. NHS workers strike for four hours. Food banks face record demand. Cosby defiant as rape claims grow. Ex-Amazon staff set for hunger strike. 'Two thousand' British jihadists fighting with Isil terrorists. Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Christmas attraction closes. Children leave in tears as Santa is caught smoking and drinking. 'You are a legend!': Prince Harry is first to congratulate Hamilton. Boy, 12, shot dead by US police while playing with fake gun in park. Britain gets its first Scrabble world champion for 21 years.     LGM INVESTMENTS LTD The unit of BMO Global Asset Management appointed Stephen Ma head of Greater China equities. Ma was previously with Fidelity Worldwide Investment, where he managed about $4 billion of assets in China and Hong Kong funds. BANK OF CYPRUS WL Ross & Co LLC said its chairman and chief strategy officer, Wilbur Ross, had been elected vice chairman of the Bank of Cyprus.    

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Obesity cost eclipses war and terror. Gunman wounds three at Florida uni. Schumacher paralysed, says friend. NHS gives £9bn to private firms. Eurostar passengers stuck overnight. Footballer hires bear for party.   EVERCORE PARTNERS INC Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi will join the U.S. boutique investment bank as a senior adviser. Leonardi has nearly 40 years of experience as an investment banker, venture capitalist, attorney and insurance company president, Evercore said.   ERNST & YOUNG LLP Ray Beeman, who advised House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp in tax reforms, has joined Ernst & Young LLP as a principal in the National Tax Department, the consultancy firm said. LAZARD ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC The unit of investment bank Lazard Ltd appointed Rupert Hope as a director and portfolio manager to expand its emerging-market and global multi-asset solution platform. WELLS FARGO & CO The bank appointed Elizabeth "Betsy" Duke, a former board member of the Federal Reserve, as director, effective Jan. 1. GREENHILL & CO INC…

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Labour to impose £10 visitor charge. UK inflation rises to 1.3% in October. Miliband taunts PM over economy. Simpsons creator saves gay bull from the slaughter house. German town so fed up of far-right rally it tricks Third Reich supporters into raising money for anti-Nazi charity. Half of UK's chicken contaminated.   CITIGROUP INC The bank named Arvind Vashistha head of equity capital markets for India. Vashistha was executive director of global capital markets at UBS Investment Bank in India, a position he has held since 2006. JP MORGAN CHASE & CO The bank named James Sullivan head of equity research for Asia, ex-Japan, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Most recently, Sullivan was the head of equity research for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). H.I.G CAPITAL The private equity firm appointed Gabriele Magotti director in the company's Milan office. Magotti joins H.I.G. Capital from Deutsche Bank AG, where he was head of southern Europe for the alternative and real assets team. MERCER The…

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British jihadis in Syria face ban on returning home. Cameron compares Russia to Nazi Germany on eve of Putin meeting. Major tells Germans: 50-50 chance Britain will quit EU. Hunt says visit pharmacist not A&E. Germany avoids triple-dip recession. More mentally ill in jail than care. Is there a tiger on the loose in Paris? Search resumes as children told to stay indoors. Bill Cosby drugged and raped me, claims former teen model. WILLIS GROUP HOLDINGS PLC The insurance and reinsurance broker appointed Nicolas Aubert chief executive designate of its UK Insurance business, which includes its combined UK retail and global specialty businesses. INVESTEC ASSET MANAGEMENT The subsidiary of Investec Group appointed Keeran Mane as executive director, institutional sales, based in Singapore. RBS Marc Giesen, who took over as head of RBS's debt capital markets business in the Middle East only two months ago, is to leave the bank, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter. SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORP The Japanese company…

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After ten years and four billion miles, the Rosetta space probe makes its historic landing on comet. Vivienne Westwood advises those who can’t afford organic food to 'eat less'. Beached whale carcass 'could explode'. Blow for Miliband as only 13% believe he is ready to become PM. Miliband admits: I've worried the public. Roy Keane involved in alleged bust-up outside Ireland squad's hotel. Nigel Farage caught on video suggesting the NHS should be run privately. Ebola drug trials to go ahead in west Africa. Amazon to test delivery drones. Man used father's body as TV stand. World Cup report: England bid 'damaged Fifa image'. Eurostar unveils new 200mph train. HSBC HOLDINGS The bank's head of banking for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has left the bank after a decade of service, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. WALKER CRIPS GROUP PLC The UK-based Investment management company said it appointed Matt Ennion as investment director in its York office. Ennion joins Walker…

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China and US announce landmark carbon deal. Banks fined £2bn over forex rigging. Thousands recalled over dentist fears. TV presenter quits over Ched Evans return. Sainsbury's slumps to loss and warns supermarket sales will be falling for years.   NORTHERN TRUST CORP The custody bank said it appointed Paula Kenee as country head for the Philippines. DELOITTE AG The accounting and consulting company said it appointed six new partners in Geneva and Zurich. NOMURA ASSET MANAGEMENT UK LTD The asset manager said it appointed Richard Hodges and Ben Bugg to extend its presence in the global fixed income space. INVESTEC INVESTMENT BANK & SECURITIES The specialist bank said it appointed Paul Cahill and Robert Murphy to its Irish equity specialist team.

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Decision making made easy

No matter how much time you spend reading the recent crop of books on How To Decide or How To Think Clearly, you’re unlikely to encounter glowing references to a decision-making system formerly used by the Azande of central Africa. Faced with a dilemma, tribespeople would force poison down the neck of a chicken while asking questions of the “poison oracle”; the chicken answered by surviving (“yes”) or expiring (“no”). Clearly, this was cruel to chickens. That aside, was it such a terrible way to choose among options? The anthropologist EE Evans-Pritchard, who lived with the Azande in the 1920s, didn’t think so. “I always kept a supply of poison [and] we regulated our affairs in accordance with the oracle’s decisions,” he wrote, adding drily: “I found this as satisfactory a way of running my home and affairs as any other I know of.” You could dismiss that as a joke. After all, chicken-poisoning is plainly superstition, delivering random results. But what if random results…

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