Daily Archives: October 31, 2016

Mark Carney, Bank of England governor, has endured a barrage of criticism over his forecasts about the economic cost of Brexit. At a time of uncertainty over the terms of Britain’s departure from the EU, many see him as an indispensable source of stability and he is expected to make clear this week that he is willing to stay on until the end of his eight year term. Barney Thompson discusses the controversy with Chris Giles, FT economics editor.

 

Mark Carney, Bank of England governor, has endured a barrage of criticism over his forecasts about the economic cost of Brexit. At a time of uncertainty over the terms of Britain’s departure from the EU, many see him as an indispensable source of stability and he is expected to make clear this week that he is willing to stay on until the end of his eight year term. Barney Thompson discusses the controversy with Chris Giles, FT economics editor.

 

Nuno Sebastiao had trouble finding European backers for his untested tech start-up based in Portugal. But he found US investors more willing to take a gamble because they understood the technology behind Feedzai’s fraud detection service.

 

Snippets of Isaac Hayes’ classic were used by trip-hop pioneers Portishead and Tricky. Richard Clayton tells the life of a sample.

Credits: Decca, Universal Music, Virgin EMI