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Reasons to THINK small

January 8, 2007

As long as rich people want small banks that can offer a personalised service, institutions like Hoare & Co will thrive. CEO Alexander Hoare talks to The Banker.

Player still struggles to make the team

January 8, 2007

Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is determined to get his country into the EU despite nay-sayers on all sides. He talks to Karina Robinson.

Paul Tucker

September 4, 2006

Intelligence gathering is a crucial part of the role of the head of markets at the Bank of England, for its purposes of preserving monetary and financial stability. Paul Tucker reveals to Geraldine Lambe the three ‘unknowable’ things that would aid in the management of risk.

Progress through training in Singapore

September 4, 2006

Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s prime minister, tells Karina Robinson that the city state’s continued success depends on self-betterment of the unskilled.

Interview: Mervyn Davies, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered

September 4, 2006

Q: Do you expect Temasek to take you over?
A: No I don’t. We have known and dealt with Temasek for a long time. It has made itvery clear that it is very supportive of the strategy and very supportive of management and it sees value.

Mission eurozone

June 5, 2006

Minister of finance Michalis Sarris insists economic indicators prove Cyprus is on track for euro adoption.

Kind endeavours and corporate kudos

April 3, 2006

As Barclays CEO John Varley takes the homelessness baton from HSBC co-head of CIBM John Studzinski, they talk to Karina Robinson about charity work and corporate social responsibility.

Working to turn the world orange

December 5, 2005

Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyJet and a host of other branded businesses, is a man obsessed, as Karina Robinson discovered.

Arnold’s post-Abbey ponderings

November 7, 2005

Former Abbey CEO Luqman Arnold tells Karina Robinson about his future plans and why it is important to take time out occasionally.

A fan of ping-pong and profits

October 3, 2005

Barclays CEO John Varley talks to Karina Robinson about his strategy to maintain the bank’s position as one of the most competitive in the world.

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