Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England: believes that that “organised properly, a vibrant financial sector brings substantial benefits”.   Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Last week, Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, brought cheer to the City of London. His robust defence of finance and declaration that “we a(...)

Mark Carney is six weeks into his job at Threadneedle Street, and the British media’s love affair with him shows no signs of waning. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

He has been hailed a “rock star” and dubbed the “outstanding central banker of his generation”. Now he is being celebrated as a style icon. Yes, it’s (...)