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Simon English: In the surreal place called Planet Banker, those in charge are never to blame

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Welcome to Planet Banker, a surreal place where a seeming lack of oxygen seems to affect the eye-sight and hearing of the inhabitants.

Why are we going on about that cocaine money-laundering thing when their continued capital strength is such a source of reassurance?

That Libor scandal is not to be discussed. We've said all we can. Now about the 12 per cent rise in commercial banking revenues... They did touch on the various scandals, but it seemed to think these things had happened at some other company, with them mere innocent bystanders.


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