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Poet who’s unafraid of harsh words

July 2, 2007

Karina Robinson talks to Iran’s central bank governor Ebrahim Sheibany, about inflation, privatisation and the UN’s freezing of Iranian assets.

Brasilero

June 4, 2007

Given the economy’s good health, Brazil’s central bank governor Henrique Meirelles can afford to muse on soya and George Bush. Interview by Karina Robinson.

Neal Shear

May 7, 2007

Morgan Stanley’s co-head of securities sales and trading, Neal Shear, explains why the firm reorganised the structure of its institutional securities, and the effect his role heading the trading division will have on risk taking. Kathryn Tully reports.

Paul Galant

May 7, 2007

Citigroup’s managing director explains the benefits of digitising payments. Joshua Weinberger reports.

Russians move into Africa

May 7, 2007

In an oversaturated commodities market, Renaissance Capital is branching out into Africa. Ben Aris reports.

From minnow to big fish

May 7, 2007

Nicholas Nanopoulos, chief executive of Eurobank EFG, talks to Stephen Timewell about his bank’s strategy and expansion in ‘New Europe’.

A deeper dialogue and structural reforms

May 7, 2007

Portugal’s prime minister, José Sócrates, talks to Brian Caplen and Peter Wise about his priorities for the EU presidency and his determination to ‘build Portugal into a modern country’ fully equipped to compete in the global economy.

More than a little bullish about BA

May 7, 2007

BA chief Willie Walsh defends his staff and believes the airline’s investment plans will win over disgruntled customers. He talks to Karina Robinson.

Nick Teller

April 2, 2007

The CEO of Commerzbank’s corporates and markets division is meeting his brief to cut costs and risk but, he tells Geraldine Lambe, under his aegis there will also be selective growth.

Carl-Henric Svanberg

April 2, 2007

The CEO of Sweden’s telecommunications giant Ericsson, Carl-Henric Svanberg, talks to Stephen Timewell and Oscar Wendel about the prospects for mobile banking services.

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