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    1. February 17, 2014

      Barclays’ bonuses give the City a say on banking values

      Reflecting on a testy question-and-answer session with a gathering of disgruntled bankers from his company’s underperforming...

    2. FT Alphaville

      January 31, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - The temptation of central bankers. - Public policy gone wrong: Google, Motorola and Lenovo edition. -...

    1. FT Alphaville

      October 22, 2013

      A wide circle for stability, with the FPC

      Not surprisingly, and as Financial Policy Committee external member Martin Taylor predicted, his comments on the housing...

    2. Off Message

      October 22, 2013

      'I don’t think, personally, that it should be the FPC’s job to stop house prices going up'

      Martin Taylor, external member of the Financial Policy Committee, is one of the sharpest writers on matters financial. His...

    3. October 21, 2013

      FPC member rejects role for BoE in restraining house price rises

      A Bank of England policymaker has expressed his “astonishment” at suggestions that it should try to impose a cap on...

    4. June 5, 2013

      MPs raise ‘serious concerns’ over Clara Furse appointment to FPC

      A parliamentary committee has raised “serious concerns” about the appointment of Dame Clara Furse, former London Stock...

    5. June 4, 2013

      Dame Clara gets wrong end of the Commons touch

      MPs came into their hearing on appointments to the Bank of England’s new Financial Policy Committee ready to challenge the...

    6. June 4, 2013

      Dame Clara Furse under fire at hearing on new financial watchdog

      Dame Clara Furse, former London Stock Exchange chief executive, faced a withering critique on Tuesday as MPs sharply...

    7. April 5, 2013

      Pity the poor footballers

      Martin Taylor regularly has to tell footballers that they’ve lost all their money in disastrous investments. “I had to...

    8. April 4, 2013

      Footballers seek redress for £14m losses

      Twelve Premier League footballers are pursuing their financial advisers for £14m in losses following advice to invest in...

    9. March 27, 2013

      Watchdog talks tough on bank capital

      The pronouncement by the Financial Policy Committee on Wednesday that UK banks need to fill a £25bn capital shortfall by the...

    10. March 26, 2013

      Osborne rejigs BoE’s stability regulator

      George Osborne has rejigged the membership of the Bank of England’s powerful financial stability regulator, drafting in a...

    11. July 6, 2012

      How traders trumped Quakers

      To the thoughtful observer, it has as much in common with historic regiments, religious cults, primitive tribes and small...

    12. July 6, 2012

      BP’s man should follow Agius and vanish

      Compare and contrast, as they say in all the best exams, styles of crisis management. Here’s Marcus Agius, resigning the...

    13. June 28, 2012

      Osborne threatens tougher Libor curbs

      George Osborne on Thursday threatened tougher sanctions for banks after Barclays was hit with a record fine for trying to...

    14. May 10, 2012

      Fund managers’ rewards tied to results

      From Mr Robin Hindle Fisher. Sir, Martin Taylor is harsh to tar institutional fund managers with the same brush as bankers...

    15. March 20, 2012

      To cut or not to cut – advice of a 50-percenter

      Like many readers of the FT, I pay British income tax at the marginal rate of 50 per cent. Or perhaps I’m the only one;...

    16. February 10, 2012

      False dawns and public fury: the 1930s are not so far away

      Forget the icy weather: the financial markets are signalling that spring is coming. Equities are rallying and credit spreads...

    17. October 21, 2011

      When a snap decision is better than the perfect strategy

      In last Saturday’s Rugby World Cup game between Wales and France, the referee’s decision to send off the Welsh captain after...

    18. September 12, 2011

      Academic returns to dreaming spires

      First-year economics undergraduates about to start at Oxford university are in for a treat – at least if they are...

    19. August 16, 2011

      LCH.Clearnet loses another executive

      LCH.Clearnet, the UK-based clearing house, has lost another senior executive with the resignation of Natasha de Teran, head...

    20. July 14, 2011

      LCH hires new CIO amid shake-up

      LCH.Clearnet has hired a former Bank of America Merrill Lynch banker, Tom Zschach, as group chief information officer in one...

    21. May 24, 2011

      Total end ‘unlikely’ to bank aid, says Vickers

      Members of a commission that is proposing a shake-up of the banking industry admitted their reforms might not prevent more...

    22. December 14, 2010

      Lenders want to charge for accounts

      Banks privately embrace the idea of charging for current accounts but the fear of losing customers means none is prepared to...

    23. October 7, 2010

      Bankers to face public grilling in debate

      Edinburgh, home of Royal Bank of Scotland, the biggest British casualty of the financial crisis, is to host the UK’s first...

    24. September 22, 2010

      Hiring Bob

      While some members of the banking fraternity might be getting twitchy over the bonus bashing coming out of the Liberal...

    25. September 21, 2010

      Public approval sought for banking review

      The Banking Commission is planning a series of Question Time-style public debates, as the government-appointed body seeks...

    26. September 8, 2010

      Banking system decision to take year at least

      It is only a matter of days since HSBC, Standard Chartered and Barclays were suggesting with varying degrees of subtlety...

    27. FT Alphaville

      September 8, 2010

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other things from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: The eurozone is good for Germans Which country is the...

    28. September 7, 2010

      Barclays’ success comes at a price

      The date was October 4 1997 and Martin Taylor, Barclays’ then chief executive, had just announced that the bank was to sell...

    29. July 8, 2010

      Commission sets out to restructure banks

      The government-appointed Commission on Banking met on Thursday for its first discussion of how the UK’s “heavily...

    30. Money Supply

      June 16, 2010

      King of the castle

      George Osborne and Mervyn King’s Mansion House speeches have just been published. Their content makes it clear that the Bank...

    31. April 5, 2010

      HarbourVest to list European loans fund

      HarbourVest, one of the biggest private equity fund of funds, is branching out into debt markets with plans to raise more...

    32. March 29, 2010

      Errors that undermined the euro

      The majority of economic analysts, especially those in financial markets, follow governments, central banks and...

    33. March 28, 2010

      Errors that undermined the euro

      he majority of economic analysts, especially those in financial markets, follow governments, central banks and international...

    34. March 24, 2010

      Stark outcome for countries that overspend

      From Mr Ilyas Kanaan. Sir, Martin Taylor's proposal to split the euro in two as an accommodation to differing appetites for...

    35. FT Alphaville

      March 22, 2010

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Clive Crook: US financial reform ignores wider terrain Current...

    36. March 21, 2010

      A pseudo solution to the euro's failings

      It was in Calabria, on New Year’s Day 2004, that it came home to me that southern Europe was set for serious trouble with...

    37. March 15, 2010

      BarCap faces its toughest challenge

      Tucked away in the corner of Bob Diamond's Canary Wharf office - among the Barclays Capital chief's golfing paraphernalia -...

    38. March 14, 2010

      BarCap faces its toughest challenge

      Tucked away in the corner of Bob Diamond’s Canary Wharf office – among the Barclays Capital chief’s golfing paraphernalia –...

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