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John Plender has been a senior editorial writer and columnist at the Financial Times since 1981, an assignment he combined until recently with current affairs broadcasting for the BBC and Channel Four. He has a weekly column on economics and business on Mondays and also writes for the opinion pages.
John Plender was the winner of the Wincott Foundation senior prize for excellence in financial journalism in 1994. His books include That’s The Way The Money Goes (Andre Deutsch, 1982), The Square Mile, with Paul Wallace, (Hutchinson, 1984), A Stake In The Future (Nicholas Brealey, 1997) and Going Off The Rails - Global Capital And The Crisis Of Legitimacy (John Wiley, 2003)E-mail John Plender