Peter Thal Larsen

Peter Thal Larsen


EMEA Editor @Breakingviews. Citizen of the world. Usual disclaimers apply.

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I wonder how everyone is going to get clicks now

Struggling to follow Seth Klarman's analogy. Is he arguing it's a mistake to take medicine when you have a fever?

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Boris Johnson on Dec 30th: "We are going to become a friendly neighbour—the best friend and ally the EU could have." Jan 21st:

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If you live in London and don’t post a snowy picture by noon the government will assume you have broken lockdown and are actually in Dubai

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In ESG news, 70% of Cineworld shareholders just approved an incentive plan that could pay the cinema chain's top executives £100m. This for a company which has put most of its remaining UK employees onto a taxpayer-funded furlough scheme.

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"How could this happen?" says country which voted for this to happen.

Welcome back to the only European bank executive with the confidence to rock this look

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Finally, a digital retail bank in the UK.

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Ant to become a financial holding company. Time to lop a zero off that $300bn valuation.

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UBS survey of 600 companies spells out Brexit "dividend": - 35% of companies plan to reduce UK investment post-Brexit - 41% plan to move a large amount of capacity out of UK - 42% plan to shift capacity to euro zone

"The only reason I wouldn't go to some parts of New York is the real risk of meeting Donald Trump." - Boris Johnson, Dec. 8 2015.

Quite a thing. Try to imagine Trump or Theresa May debating a crowd of angry factory workers for 45 minutes.

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British workers lagging well behind the rest of Europe in returning to their offices. Survey by @MorganStanley .

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De La Rue earns 80 percent of its revenue outside Britain and supplies passports to 40 countries. Arguing that the UK should only order passports from a home-grown supplier is either the height of hypocrisy, or very stupid.

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So FBI revealed Clinton probe before election but CIA evidence of Russian meddling was deemed partisan? Incredible.

You know things are screwed up when Saudi royals giving your prime minister $681m is the official version of events.

Things no journalist ever says: “Given the possible controversy, we decided to leave my name out of it.”

Thoughts and prayers with the @Clorox  social media team at this difficult time

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