Barbara Stcherbatcheff: Women make better City bankers

Help

Former City trader Barbara Stcherbatcheff recalled the "fast cars, fancy lifestyle and Champagne" of her former career, but also the "sheer arrogance and pig-headedness".

The author lifted the lid of life in the Square Mile in the week when Bob Diamond left Barclays Bank after claims of interest rate manipulation. She claimed women made more consistent traders, quoting research suggesting high testosterone levels can make men "drunk with success".

UK viewers can watch the debate that followed this film on this iPlayer link

MORE FROM THIS WEEK

More clips and news on our BBC website; 'like' us on Facebook page; follow us on Twitter

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.