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Are we killing investment banking? And if we are, should we care?

Plus: Diet secrets of the billionaires

17 May 2014

9:00 AM

17 May 2014

9:00 AM

Do we really mean to kill investment banking, or are we trampling it by accident in a fit of righteous zeal? By ‘we’ I mean politicians, regulators and public opinion, and by ‘kill’ I mean rendering it unattractive or unviable for any shareholder-owned financial business except on the most limited scale — and as uncertain a career choice as, say, Liberal Democrat politics or freelance journalism.

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