CITY DIARY: Does Carney change his bank of England because he wants to become the next IMF boss?
The cowardly Mr. Deedes
Mark Carney will remain the governor of the Bank of England until 2020
Mark Carney's decision to remain the governor of the Bank of England until 2020 comes, despite various personal pressures, says Federal Chancellor Philip Hammond.
That is undoubtedly true. But staying in such a high profile function for a short time would also be beneficial for his future career prospects.
Some say that Carney covets Christine Lagarde's job with the International Monetary Fund. Soignée Mme Lagarde leaves in 2021.
Facebook-founded Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg calls his political hero as the first Roman emperor, Caesar Augustus, who argues against the New Yorker: "In fact, through a very harsh approach, he has established two hundred years of world peace."
As the magazine notes: "He also eliminated political opponents, banned his daughter for promiscuity and was suspected of handling the execution of his grandson."
A famous presidential career of the Zuckerberg promises to be interesting, is not it?
Debenhams & # 39; eloquent chairman Sir Ian Cheshire told the BBC yesterday that he wanted the wrestling department store to grow to the & # 39; Selfridges from the main street & # 39 ;.
Sympathetic to a mistake, Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley recently made a similar promise to House of Fraser's Harrods of the High Street & # 39; to make.
Apend profit-at-any-cost Ashley is no way to reassure a nervous workforce.
Re Ashley, the ever-remarkable AVA of Sports Direct takes place today in Soho instead of at the headquarters in Shirebrook, affectionately known among employees as & # 39; the Gulag & # 39 ;.
Ashley is not present, possibly to avoid inevitable questions about the generosity of the company towards his family members.
Ashley appointed future son-in-law Michael Murray, 28, as his £ 5 million head of altitude & # 39; like Caligula, his horse appointed consul.
A proposition of memorials of 9/11 yesterday, One World Trade Center is reportedly struggling to fill its 3m sq ft office space.
Barely 20 percent of the gigantic tower – at 1793 feet the tallest building in America since the completion of 2014 – is occupied.
Some blame a soft office rental market, some the unfinished sense of Ground Zero since the reconstruction.
Others say that companies simply find the site spooky after events on that fateful day.