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'Save Dave' Campaign Goes Global As Macquarie Investigates 'Set-Up'

HereIsTheCity's effort to save Macquarie client investment manager David Kiely from getting the sack has gone global. Kiely became the latest internet sensation after being caught live on TV oggling semi-nude pics of Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr, and is currently at home, waiting for his bank to decide what to do with him.

Busted Ex-Bank Exec Now Done Over Ecstasy

Talk about kicking a man when he's down. 42 year-old Ian Chalmers, variously described as a former head of sales and / or trading over at Macquarie Bank in Australia, has been banged up for months awaiting sentencing after being found guilty last year of conspiring to import cocaine with the help of baggage handlers at Sydney Airport in 2005, has now pleaded guilty to an unrelated charge of supplying ecstasy. The offense is said to have come to light when investigators were intercepting Chalmers' phone calls.

Who's On The Move ?

Wachovia has confirmed that Kevin Roche, the head of the firm's investment banking unit, is to leave for personal reasons. Roche, 47, will be replaced on 'an interim basis', by Stephen Cummings, who runs corporate and investment banking.