As we enter 2006, MoneyWeek takes a look at the industrialists and entrepreneurs who were the biggest winners in 2005 – and who were the biggest losers.
Articles written by Jane Lewis
How Jim Ratcliffe, the Philip Green of the chemicals industry, became a bellwether of the private-equity boom…
The money-making flair of the family that gave us James Bond, and how the clan has retained its influence.
Say what you like about Ivana Trump, says The Mail on Sunday, but the “patron saint of women scorned” certainly knows how to reinvent herself.
Fund manager Stephen Jarislowsky is something of a conservative investor. So much so that the octogenarian is known in the markets as a Canadian Warren Buffett.
Sol Kerzner has mellowed, says Graham Boynton in The Daily Telegraph. Twenty-five years ago, when he was building up his notorious Sun City resort in Bophuthatswana…
Scottish retail tycoon Sir Tom Hunter – the feisty millionaire engaged in one of the “finest examples of City mudslinging in years”.
The balance between hawks and doves on the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has far-reaching implications for Britain’s economy – currently at a critical juncture, with slowing growth, subdued consumer spending, rising unemployment, a stagnant housing market, and inflation above target level.