London’s financiers paid tribute to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died yesterday, as the woman who helped guide the city’s transformation from a provincial trading hub to the world’s top financial center.
Last weekend was a pretty good weekend to be young in Belfast. On Saturday, the city’s new Lord Mayor, Niall O Donnghaile of Sinn Fein, hosted his first Lord Mayor’s parade. O Donnghaile is 26, the youngest person to hold the office in Belfast’s 400- year history.
Romania will attract 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in infrastructure from an international group, Nick Anstee, the Lord Mayor of the City of London said, after he held meetings with investors in Bucharest.
Macarthur Coal Ltd. and QR National Ltd. are among Brisbane-based companies being run from remote offices and employees’ homes after the city’s worst floods since 1974 swamped the central business district.
The British Bankers’ Association, the lobby group that oversees the London interbank offered rate, postponed tonight’s annual dinner for the first time following Barclays Plc’s record fine for rigging the benchmark.