Barclays would like to reassure its investment bankers that all their services are still very much needed and everything will continue much as before. This is why

Barclays would like to reassure its investment bankers that all their services are still very much needed and everything will continue much as before. This is why

Since Bob Diamond went, people have been speculating that Barclays' strategy for its investment bank would need to change. We have been speculating that Barclays' strategy for its…

Nomura’s fixed income professionals have good reason to fear displacement by new improved hires. Recruitment IS happening elsewhere

Nomura’s fixed income professionals have good reason to fear displacement by new improved hires. Recruitment IS happening elsewhere

When Steve Ashley was made global head of fixed income at Nomura in January, we suggested it may not be a good thing. Three months later, Nomura got…

What do Bob Diamond’s crazy signature, and handwriting, say about who Bob Diamond really is?

What do Bob Diamond’s crazy signature, and handwriting, say about who Bob Diamond really is?

Bob Diamond's signature is a little wild. It featured on the letter he wrote to Andrew Tyrie yesterday, complaining about the suggestion that he had been duplicitous when…

Another bank is making a few redundancies in sales and trading. Frankly, though it’s time some big cuts came to investment banking

Another bank is making a few redundancies in sales and trading. Frankly, though it’s time some big cuts came to investment banking

Morgan Stanley's ongoing redundancies aren't exactly a surprise. We revealed that it was planning to make 1,600 redundancies last December. Then there were reports of 100 "international job cuts"…

GUEST COMMENT: This is what you need to know about the proposed EU regulation of hedge fund and private equity pay

GUEST COMMENT: This is what you need to know about the proposed EU regulation of hedge fund and private equity pay

Last week, ESMA put out for consultation quite extensive proposed guidelines to restrict bonuses in those parts of the fund management sector now covered by the Alternative Investment…

Hey. It’s ok. You could get a job in trade finance. Or not.

Hey. It’s ok. You could get a job in trade finance. Or not.

With the LIBOR scandal running rampant through the banking industry, daubing everyone from Bob and Barclays to Deutsche to RBS and HSBC and others with the faint taint of corruption, now may…

Who will be hiring in big numbers now that the allegedly intimidating Barclays won’t?

Who will be hiring in big numbers now that the allegedly intimidating Barclays won’t?

There's often a strange symmetry between hiring and derailment in investment banking. In January 2007, Bear Stearns announced plans to hire 2,000 people and triple its number of…

This bank has just been deemed the best to work for globally in flow trading, the best to work for globally in DCM, the best in the US and the best in the UK. It is not what you think

This bank has just been deemed the best to work for globally in flow trading, the best to work for globally in DCM, the best in the US and the best in the UK. It is not what you think

Forget the future, if you want to work for a great investment bank in the present, try Barclays (Capital). So say the latest Euromoney Awards for Excellence. Barclays has…

Nordic investment banks could soon be forced to roll out redundancies

Nordic investment banks could soon be forced to roll out redundancies

The investment banking and capital market divisions of Nordic banks have so far been largely spared from redundancies. Unfortunately, tumbling deal flows means the spectre of job cuts…

In view of recent events, this is where the new jobs are going to be from now on

In view of recent events, this is where the new jobs are going to be from now on

Compliance. Systems. Controls. When Bob Diamond appeared in front of the Treasury Select Committee yesterday, in between averring his love for Barclays, he admitted that the bank’s “systems…

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