Ian exits

FEATURE - The FT's Observer writes on Thursday, farewell Ian Plenderleith - sphinx-like to the end. At a Tuesday night retirement bash for the Bank of England director, his boss Eddie George preserved Plenderleith's legendary reputation as a backroom fixer with a speech that, while fulsome, was notably short on revelatory anecdotes.

And with the governor shortly to collect his own gold watch, the burning topic for many at the party was George's successor.

But there was scant material for the

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