Swiss banks take wealth management war to Asia

Swiss banks take wealth management war to Asia

Rival Swiss banks with ambitions in the Asian wealth management market are battling to secure the best people for the job. UBS is fighting a "war for talent"…

Algorithmic trading developers can cross borders

Algorithmic trading developers can cross borders

These days, algorithmic trading development is a 'hot area' within the banking sector. So, when algorithmic trading development roles come up, corporations access the best and brightest candidates…

Morgan Stanley opens Sydney prime brokerage

Morgan Stanley opens Sydney prime brokerage

Morgan Stanley has extended its global prime brokerage business, which finances hedge funds, by opening an office in Sydney, Australia. The bank will etablish the operation with initially…

Asian funds fighting for fixed income pros

Asian funds fighting for fixed income pros

"There is a shortage of candidates with a background in Asian credit, foreign exchange and interest rates at the moment," says one Hong Kong-based headhunter, who is currently…

DeAM hiring in Asia

DeAM hiring in Asia

Asset management jobs in Asia look to set to multiply: Deutsche Asset Management is planning a big push into the region. Finance Asia reports that DeAM is planning…

SG expands sales team

SG expands sales team

Société Générale has expanded its HK$77.7bn fund of hedge fund business with the hire of three regional sales heads. It has transferred a fourth from Paris to Hong…

Hedge fund openings in Shanghai

Hedge fund openings in Shanghai

Press reports suggest that Tribeca Capital, Citigroup's $1.8bn in-house hedge fund, is preparing to open an office in the Chinese City. Pakistan's Daily Times reports that Tribeca currently…

Swiss cities and Singapore come out on top, Milan and Hong Kong marked down

Swiss cities and Singapore come out on top, Milan and Hong Kong marked down

The quality of living survey from Mercer Human Resources Consulting ranks Zurich and Geneva top among global financial services centres for their quality of life. They are followed,…

Pictet AM hires in Asia

Pictet AM hires in Asia

Pictet Asset Management, the asset management arm of the Geneva-based private bank, is said to be looking for seven new staff in Asia. News reports suggest Pictet Asset…

Asian finance hiring at record levels

Asian finance hiring at record levels

A veteran financial markets recruiter in Asia says the continent is the place to be right now. "Hong Kong is hugely busy," says Mike Brennan, global managing director…

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