“I launched a private equity firm when I was only 26. Here’s how I did it”

“I launched a private equity firm when I was only 26. Here’s how I did it”

While the average 26-year-old banker may want to join a private equity firm as a junior, Gina Heng had other ideas: she founded her own.

Jobs at Hong Kong’s ‘big five’ banks surge 43% in just 12 months

Jobs at Hong Kong’s ‘big five’ banks surge 43% in just 12 months

Vacancies at Hong Kong’s de facto ‘big five’ banks have gone up – a lot.

Senior bond trader leaves BNP Paribas as cuts take hold

Senior bond trader leaves BNP Paribas as cuts take hold

BNP Paribas is cutting in London, and its head of high yield trading, Michael Wheeler, is one of the first people to go. 

“I returned to my bank after parental leave and was offered a promotion”

“I returned to my bank after parental leave and was offered a promotion”

Soraya Alali, a general manager at CommBank, explains why women working in finance shouldn’t see flexible working as a barrier to being promoted.

The semi-official Goldman Sachs resumé template

The semi-official Goldman Sachs resumé template

Wondering how to structure your CV to get into Goldman? Here's how the firm sells its own senior staff. 

The nature of trading jobs at Deutsche vs. trading jobs at Credit Suisse

The nature of trading jobs at Deutsche vs. trading jobs at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse's sales and trading business is run by a former accountant. Deutsche Bank's is not. It shows. 

Goldman Sachs salesman escapes for a hedge fund, returns eight months later

Goldman Sachs salesman escapes for a hedge fund, returns eight months later

Escaping banking for the buy-side doesn't always work out. 

The global head of equity derivatives has officially left Credit Suisse

The global head of equity derivatives has officially left Credit Suisse

Another senior equities professional is out at Credit Suisse. 

Morning Coffee: The amazing trading job you never knew about. Mnuchin makes a mean Kool-Aid

Morning Coffee: The amazing trading job you never knew about. Mnuchin makes a mean Kool-Aid

Laid off or looking for a change? Put your skills to work in Amazon’s retail jungle. Gov't Sachs official speaks out against the carried interest loophole.

“I’m a corporate banker in Asia. My clients can be nightmarish”

“I’m a corporate banker in Asia. My clients can be nightmarish”

Corporate banking was the right career choice for me as a grad. There’s just one slight problem: my clients.

Beware SG and HK banking recruiters who ask you out for coffee

Beware SG and HK banking recruiters who ask you out for coffee

An innocent chat with a banking recruiter at a cafe in Raffles Place or Central? There’s simply no such thing.

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