Morning Coffee: ECM bankers not enjoying deal bonanza, Goldman analyst considers trading broken limbs for time off

Morning Coffee: ECM bankers not enjoying deal bonanza, Goldman analyst considers trading broken limbs for time off

Life is good for equity capital markets bankers in the UK – at least in theory. The flurry of deal activity in the first couple of months of…

Behold the new Asian hotbed for contract roles in banking

Behold the new Asian hotbed for contract roles in banking

If you’re looking for a back- or middle-office contract role at a big international bank, Hong Kong is fast emerging as an attractive destination. Once a backwater for…

Another tragic suicide from JPMorgan’s roof? Cue the conspiracy theories

Another tragic suicide from JPMorgan’s roof? Cue the conspiracy theories

Following last month's apparent suicide of Gabriel Magee, the 39 year old JPMorgan rates technologist who fell from the roof of the bank's office in Canary Wharf, Asian media sources are…

Deutsche Bank says you should get a job in European debt capital markets. Here’s why

Deutsche Bank says you should get a job in European debt capital markets. Here’s why

Looking for a financial services job with a big future? Try high yield and investment grade capital markets in Europe. Both are on a big growth trajectory according to…

Eight people you should know if you’re looking for a financial services job in the Gulf

Eight people you should know if you’re looking for a financial services job in the Gulf

The Middle Eastern financial job market is showing signs of heating up again in 2014, but it’s not the bulge bracket banks that are doing the hiring. There…

Morning Coffee: JPMorgan bankers cash-in, Credit Suisse bankers can’t. Sudden rush of finance job applicants

Morning Coffee: JPMorgan bankers cash-in, Credit Suisse bankers can’t. Sudden rush of finance job applicants

Where's the best place to work if you're a big spender and need at least £500k a year to live on? Try JPMorgan. The Wall Street Journal reports that…

10 wonderful resume words that will dazzle banking recruiters in Asia

10 wonderful resume words that will dazzle banking recruiters in Asia

Chinese New Year has been and gone, you’ve banked your bonus (or are just about to), banks are cranking up their hiring in Asia, and recruiters are desperately…

UBS loses another hedge fund trader to Bluecrest

UBS loses another hedge fund trader to Bluecrest

Bluecrest Capital, the expansionary hedge fund, has managed to sway a third portfolio manager from UBS’s hedge fund unit. Martin Kinsler, a portfolio manager at UBS O’Connor, joined…

“I arrived with nothing and I left with nothing.” – How it feels to quit finance

“I arrived with nothing and I left with nothing.” – How it feels to quit finance

We spoke (again) to Turney Duff, author of memoir 'The Buyside - a Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess', a book which rivals the Wolf of Wall Street for…

Job Market Pulse: BNP making North American push, hedge funds building European debt teams

Job Market Pulse: BNP making North American push, hedge funds building European debt teams

In this week’s hiring roundup, hedge funds, research firms and private banks are all adding staff. The U.K. is more represented than in weeks past, although U.S. firms…

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