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The Z/Yen Group has published the fourteenth Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI14), sponsored by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority and rating 80 financial centres on the scale of 1 to 1000.

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Wall Street Legends No 4 - Jay Gould

Jason 'Jay' Gould (May 27, 1836 – December 2, 1892) was a leading American railroad developer and speculator. He has long been vilified as an archetypal robber baron, whose successes made him the ninth richest American in history.

Ten Years After Barings - Where Are They Now ?

It is coming up to the 10th anniversary of when Nick Leeson bust the bank that was Barings. The Observer has had a quick look at what happened to the few who enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame as a result of the scandal.

Jefferies Adds To UK Equity Research

Jefferies has announced the hiring of Michael Prew as a Managing Director and Senior Analyst for UK Real Estate Equity Research. Robbie Duncan also joins Jefferies as a Senior Vice President and Senior Analyst for UK Real Estate Equity Research. They are both based in London.

Glencore - The Facts

Reuters reports that commodity trader Glencore has confirmed its IPO price at 530 pence a share, valuing the company at around $60bn. The IPO is said to have been 'significantly oversubcribed'.

Jefferies Strengthens UK Equity Research Coverage

Jefferies has announced the hiring of Ian Rennardson as a Managing Director and Senior Analyst and Andrew Lee as a Senior Vice President and Senior Analyst to lead the firm’s equity research coverage of the UK Travel and Leisure sector.

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