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HBOS: The Bank That Couldn't Say No

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Banking group HBOS was not driven to point of bankruptcy by the global financial meltdown, but by its own strategy of high-risk lending, over-ambitious growth targets and poor controls, according to a hard-hitting report by the parliamentary commission on banking standards.

Peter Meinertzhagen Obituary

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Peter Meinertzhagen, one of the City of London's most successful and revered stockbrokers, who has died suddenly aged 66, liked to pick winners. Stocks and shares, horses, ideas, people, clients – what mattered to him was pitting his wits and coming out on top.

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