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Is Xavier Rolet being forced out as London Stock Exchange chief?

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Did the board of the London Stock Exchange demand that its chief executive quit against his wishes? This simple question, you would assume, could be answered with little fuss. All that is required is an answer from either the chairman, Donald Brydon, or the chief executive himself, Xavier Rolet.

Corbyn’s sweet nothings get business leaders rolling over for a tummy tickle

Jeremy Corbyn Speech

There’s nothing Paul Drechsler, the CBI president, likes more than a captive audience. Which makes the CBI’s annual conference his ideal day out. A chance to try out some Forrest Gump business insights, along with his rotary club MC routine, in his opening address. After urging business leaders to “eat, drink and sleep productivity” – no one needed any encouragement for the last part – Drechsler finally remembered the day wasn’t all about him. There were lots of exciting speakers, he added as an afterthought. And there was also the prime minister.

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Is Xavier Rolet being forced out as London Stock Exchange chief?

Did the board of the London Stock Exchange demand that its chief executive quit against his wishes? This simple question, you would assume, could be answered with little fuss. All that is required is an answer from either the chairman, Donald Brydon, or the chief executive himself, Xavier Rolet.

Jeremy Corbyn Speech

Corbyn’s sweet nothings get business leaders rolling over for a tummy tickle

There’s nothing Paul Drechsler, the CBI president, likes more than a captive audience. Which makes the CBI’s annual conference his ideal day out. A chance to try out some Forrest Gump business insights, along with his rotary club MC routine, in his opening address. After urging business leaders to “eat, drink and sleep productivity” – no one needed any encouragement for the last part – Drechsler finally remembered the day wasn’t all about him. There were lots of exciting speakers, he added as an afterthought. And there was also the prime minister.