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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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The Strange Case Of Peter Young

It was in September 1996 when trading in three Morgan Grenfell investment funds was suspended following the discovery of certain 'irreguarities'. Peter Young, the fund manager at the center of the affair, is said to have trod the fine line between genius and eccentric.

Wall Street Legends No 2 - Nathaniel Mayer Rothschild

Nathan Mayer Rothschild (16 September 1777 – 28 July 1836) was a London financier and one of the founders of the international Rothschild family banking dynasty. He was born in Frankfurt am Main, the fourth child of Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744–1812) and Gutle Schnapper (1753–1849).

Wall Street Legends No 1 - J P Morgan

John Pierpont Morgan (April 17, 1837 - March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.

The Century Club

The Century Club, Soho

Wow. The Rushmore Group has proved me wrong. I was beginning to think that the team that brought us Milk and Honey (still going strong after ten years) followed by the influential mid-century modern bar The East Rooms (tragically lost in a fire) seemed to be stuttering.

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