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CITY DIARY: Disgraced ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond steps in as interim chairman of his African banking firm

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Bob's venture has hardly set the continent ablaze since launching three years ago. Shares have dropped 68 per cent  since then.
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Analysts say there was caution in the markets ahead of a meeting of leaders from the world's richest economies.
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