The markets this week: from high hopes to default caution

As political turmoil continues in the eurozone and solutions fail to materialise, the wait-and-see brigade are setting the pace In what is starting to become an increasingly regular pattern, the markets spent the first half of the week soaring on high hopes of solid political solutions, only to fall back to its default position of […]


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Man shareholder anger focuses on Alison Carnwath

Director on several boards hurt by Barclays vote as Man hedge fund investors exercise new-found sense of dissent Alison Carnwath, a high-profile serial director with a seat in the boardrooms of a number of major companies, has become a focus of discontent among investors after suffering an embarrassing protest vote by investors at hedge fund […]


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