Simon Nixon

UK National Debt Hits 1 Trillion

What’s keeping the banks buoyant?

25 May 2013 9:00 am

Attractive at a glance, they are priced cheaply for a reason

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Reshoring: how jobs came flooding back to America

16 February 2013 9:00 am

Cheap fuel is bringing jobs back from China to America’s former economic graveyards

A catalogue of credit-crunch cant

24 September 2008 12:00 am

Simon Nixon challenges the new conventional wisdom that all bankers are greedy, share traders are spivs, governments know best and capitalism is doomed

Time to start putting clients first again

11 June 2008 12:00 am

Simon Nixon says trust in the City is at rock-bottom but he sees a glimmer of hope in the rise of boutique banks

A fundamental crisis of credibility

2 April 2008 12:00 am

Simon Nixon says loss of authority at the Bank and the Treasury matter even more than the failings of the FSA

Farewell to Scottish & Newcastle …

6 February 2008 11:15 am

... And good riddance to the beerage.

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The Liberal Democrats’ sound money man

28 November 2007 12:00 am

Simon Nixon talks to Vince Cable, the Lib Dem Treasury spokesman and acting leader, who the City admires as one of the few politicians to talk sense about Northern Rock

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The Tories no longer understand the City

26 September 2007 4:08 pm

Simon Nixon says David Cameron’s Conservatives must stop sending out such mixed signals if they want to establish serious credibility with the business community

A very expensive drop of Scotch

23 May 2007 5:58 pm

Was Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya wise to spend £525 million on Whyte & Mackay?

The Irishman, the Dutchwoman and the Indian who put the home team to shame

27 December 2006 3:25 pm

The Irishman, the Dutchwoman and the Indian who put the home team to shame

The City’s new boom market: philanthropy

15 November 2006 4:43 pm

Simon Nixon says the new rich are eager to give billions away — but that their largesse is best used as ‘social risk capital’, not as a substitute for state welfare

Where’s the beef? What Cameron has to do to win the business vote

27 September 2006 5:13 pm

Simon Nixon says the Conservatives should start saying a lot more about tax cuts and deregulation and a lot less about ‘work–life balance’

Say no to protectionism — and let’s get down to business with Claudia Schiffer

21 June 2006 3:39 pm

Say no to protectionism — and let’s get down to business with Claudia Schiffer

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Jumping on the low-fat bandwagon

10 May 2006 11:07 am

Simon Nixon says food companies will make money out of the government’s obsession with obesity – and consumers will pay

The end of Britain’s economic miracle

3 December 2005 12:00 am

Simon Nixon on what happens when North Sea oil runs out — and we have to do without the drug that fuelled the boom years

Bring back Beeching

2 August 2003 12:00 am

Simon Nixon says that we must build more motorways – and scrap railway lines

Whistling in the dark

5 July 2003 12:00 am

Simon Nixon says the government is powerless to prevent an energy crisis that could strike as early as this winter

It’s not the oil, stupid

21 June 2003 12:00 am

Conspiracy theorists should lighten up, says Simon Nixon. The US is not about to use Iraq's fuel reserves to dominate the world

Why the Tories backed the war

17 May 2003 12:00 am

Simon Nixon on a first-class mystery: what made the Conservatives save Blair's premiership and support an unpopular war?