Crockett honoured

Andrew Crockett always did have one of those names that look as if it is just waiting to have a "sir" in front of it. Now the space has been duly filled as the former central banker and general manager of the BIS received a knighthood from the Queen of England. Newsmakers regards the suggestion that this is a consolation prize for not getting the top slot at Bank of England as unseemly. Mervyn King was always the front-runner for that, as he was the "chief engineer" of the successful new mone