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Other Here Is The City News In Brief

Dow Jones Newswires reported last week that Commerzbank has come out and confirmed that it is happy with its derivatives business. Rumours had been circulating that the business may have been in trouble.

Where Women Want To Work

The Times newspaper, in association with Aurora (a company that helps large organisations market their employer brand and job vacancies to women), has compiled a Top 50 list of businesses where women want to work in the UK.

Should All Suspected Fare-Dodgers Be Flogged ?

The big news in the City Tuesday was the suspected fare dodger who was allegedly 'throttled' by a ticket inspector after making a run for it when asked for his train ticket. He was apparently minding his own business and waiting on the platform for a train when the inspectors pounced.

Firms Sustain Losses Due To Internet Gambling Crackdown

The US Congress did the dirty over the weekend, and tacked new gambling legislation onto a Port Security Bill, in a bid to curtail online betting in the country. As a result, billions have been lopped off the market value of some of the UK's online gambling companies. And firms like BlackRock, Fidelity and New Star Asset Management are said to have sustained paper losses running to several million dollars.