The Great Debate UK

Britain’s floods: How do we pay the £14 billion bill?

By Guest Contributor
February 25, 2014

Nikolas Scherer is researcher at the Hertie School of Governance and Visiting Fellow at LSE IDEAS. The opinions expressed are his own.–

from Reuters Investigates:

Japanese quake cost bad, but far from the worst

April 5, 2011

By Ben Berkowitz

INSURANCE/JAPANThe March 11 Great Tohoku Earthquake in Japan was a tragic disaster of historic proportions -- but from a purely financial standpoint it pales in comparison. (For a special report on insurers, click here.)

from UK News:

Pru’s Asian misadventure: a cautionary tale

By Reuters Staff
June 3, 2010

PRUDENTIAL/By Clara Ferreira-Marques

Prudential's ill-fated Asian adventure has left the company and its management badly bruised. But it has offered at least two valuable lessons for ambitious executives tempted onto the acquisition path by post-crisis, "once-in-a-lifetime" deals.

Barclays shouldn’t vendor-finance iShares

May 11, 2009

REUTERS– Margaret Doyle is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own –