IC's 150th anniversary party: part 1

Here is a selection of photographs from the Investors Chronicle 150th anniversary party in London on 16th September 2010.

Editor's party: current IC editor Jonathan Eley (centre) with two of his predecessors: FT Money editor Matthew Vincent (left) and FT companies editor Oliver Ralph (right)

The two Roberts: Robert Peston, BBC business editor and former IC reporter, reminisces with Robert Ansted, the IC's longest serving employee having clocked up 36 years. He remembers when Peston started on the IC in 1983!

Robert Peston shares a joke with the IC's associate editor Claer Barrett and editor Jonathan Eley.

A meeting of minds: two former IC writers who are now FT columnists (John Plender, left, and Lucy Kellaway, right) chat to former IC editor Andreas Whittam-Smith, the man who went on to found the Independent newspaper.

Editors past and present: Andreas Whittam-Smith (left) and Jonathan Eley (right)

Looking through the Investors Chronicle's 150th Collectors' issue: Jonathan Eley (right) hopes Andreas Whittam-Smith hasn't spotted a typo in his interview

IC editor Jonathan Eley makes a speech to the 150th party guests, remarking that little changes in the world of financial journalism. In the IC's first issue in 1860, the top three stories were about burdensome government debt, a run on a bank and a financial crisis in Turkey.

The IC's associate editor Claer Barrett chats to FT editor Lionel Barber (left) and the IC's commercial manager Pierce Cook-Anderson (right).

FT editor Lionel Barber chats to the IC's deputy companies editor John Adams (left) and commercial manager Pierce Cook-Anderson (right).

City slickers: FT editor Lionel Barber (left) IC associate editor Claer Barrett (centre) and IC editor Jonathan Eley (right)

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