William Sitwell considers the morality of ranking funeral food.
Fortis, once one of Europe’s top 10 banks, today compounded investors’ worst fears by reporting a 28bn (£26bn) loss for 2008, a year when it barely survived.
Another cartoon from the sharpest pen: Newsdesk.
Swiss private bank Julius Baer has appointed Boris Collardi as new chief executive officer, taking over from Johannes de Gier, who had temporarily held the post following the death last December of CEO Alex Widmer in tragic circumstances.
It’s looking like New York will follow fast on the heels of Illinois in deciding not to add a luxury tax for jewelry over $20,000.