The Editor 

Black mirror?

The Editor

There has been no shortage of stock market coverage this week reminding us that it has been 30 years since Black Monday, one of the worst one-day wipeouts the markets have ever witnessed. That the anniversary coincided with some unusual weather – hurricanes in Ireland, Mad Max-like red skies over England – only cemented the reminder: Black Monday was, of course, marked by a storm that felled 15m trees across England, not that the Trader Nicole Elliot noticed, so keen was she to get to her City desk, as she recounts in this week’s issue.

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