Strong demand reported for equity analysts

Strong demand reported for equity analysts

Fierce competition to hire equity analysts in London last year drove base salaries up by 19% for candidates with no previous research experience, says a report by recruitment…

Harvard is taught a business lesson by Wharton

Harvard is taught a business lesson by Wharton

Replacing it is the Wharton school at the Pennsylvania University, which earned its ranking through strong research capabilities and the international diversity of its students. Around 46% of…

Nomura’s former Hong Kong origination chief turns headhunter

Nomura’s former Hong Kong origination chief turns headhunter

Thoms joins from the financial industry, having most recently been head of origination and syndicate trading at Nomura in Hong Kong. Prior to that he was at Sumitomo…

CSFB job cuts after takeover

CSFB job cuts after takeover

The jobs cuts, to spread between New York and London, are expected to come from all parts of the investment bank, including the technology group, which employs 400.…

Assessment centres – what to expect and how to be prepared

Assessment centres – what to expect and how to be prepared

A day-long event, in which candidates are examined from every possible angle, and at all possible moments (including meal times), the assessment centre is a lot more than…

Salary survey: Bond staff in junior roles win pay rises

Salary survey: Bond staff in junior roles win pay rises

Junior bond market staff were among those who saw the biggest salary hikes in fixed income in 2000. Lower paid bond sales assistants and junior bond salesmen saw…

A-Z of employment

A-Z of employment

A is for appraisal Appraisal is the formal word for what goes on all the time in the work place - assessing who's hot and who's not. There…

Entering the financial industry – undergraduate internships

Entering the financial industry – undergraduate internships

"Internship" is the US word for work experience. Accordingly, internships in investment banks provide experience of investment banking. For undergraduates, most internships last between s

ABN Amro – undergraduate intern case study

ABN Amro – undergraduate intern case study

&quotMy placement within the corporate finance division was with the transport team. From day one of my internship I was asked to support a live deal my team…

Reading the financial pages

Reading the financial pages

Subject matter can be divided into two areas, and it is important to know about both. Macro issues include things like the economy (both of the UK/Europe and…

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