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  • Company often loves misery

    The world of banking can be rather funny, as my friend recently found out when faced with an unusual situation. After months of fruitless efforts, he finally had a big loan on his hands but had no way to show it off without coming off as insensitive.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • One banker’s treasure is another’s trash

    We bankers love to whinge about our bonuses, or what we see as a lack thereof. But when a young friend of mine told me he felt sorry for some chaps at banks that weren’t getting any bonuses this year, I couldn’t help but laugh.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • When poker lands you in hot water

    An old chum of mine decided to host a round of poker for his banker colleagues in his apartment last week, deciding to ring in the New Year with a spot of gambling.

    • 09 Feb 2017