(June 10): The subject of remuneration has always been one of fascination. We are naturally curious about how much our friends, colleagues, boss and competitors are being paid. In the US, mainstream news media such as The Wall Street Journal publishes annually a list of how much CEOs of the biggest listed companies — the likes of Bob Iger, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett and Larry Page — earn.

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