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Beware of technology's 'black ice': Analyst

Black Ice

With the Nasdaq composite index trading near its highest level of all time, traders appear to be betting on stability in the world of technology. Yet one top tech analyst says conditions may not be as safe as they appear on the surface.

UBS note causes political spat

Pointing The Finger

Labor says Australia's NSW Premier Mike Baird needs to say whether his office offered any 'inducements' to investment bank UBS before the firm allegedly watered down a potentially damaging report on his electricity privatisation plans.


The Results Of The 'City Oscars'

Around 500 'leading City practitioners' had lunch at the Guildhall on Wednesday to hear the official results of the 31st Thomson Extel research Survey, which reflects the views of 1,037 buy-side firms, 151 brokerage firms and 298 of Europe's largest quoted companies. UBS once again took the lead award, the main 'City Oscar', with Merrill Lynch coming in second. The Key results are detailed below. 2003 results in brackets.