The Great Debate UK

from Commentaries:

Chocolate-coated IPO to tempt Dubai investors?

August 10, 2009

Chocolate CamelsListings in Dubai have been few and far between -- despite the best efforts of the emirate's rulers to encourage foreign companies to float there.

from Commentaries:

Water down the tube in London heatwave

July 2, 2009

waterLondon's transport bosses are telling travellers on the tube system to beat the heat by carrying a bottle of water with them when they venture underground.

Some thoughts on a global reserve currency

June 10, 2009

- Bob McDowall is a research director working in TowerGroup’s European headquarters in London. His research addresses the principle challenges and opportunities affecting the European banking, securities, and investment management markets. The opinions expressed are his own. -

UK property: a pig that won’t fly

By J Saft
May 22, 2009

james-saft1- James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –

The pig that is British property is furiously flapping its wings, but despite signs of a recovery in prices and activity, rest assured there will be no take-off.

British Land’s prime play

May 22, 2009

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

Independent buys a month’s reprieve

May 18, 2009

REUTERS– Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

Commerzbank acts fast to bury Kleinwort

By Alexander Smith
May 11, 2009

alex-smith– Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –

AIM’s Nomads really wondering now

April 9, 2009

alex-smith– Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –

from The Great Debate:

New rules won’t end London’s golden lure

March 20, 2009

-- Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

alex-smithNew regulations may be cooked up to curb the excesses of its bankers but London will always attract those who believe its streets are paved with gold.