Equities upset at Nomura as laid off banker gets miraculously rehired

Equities upset at Nomura as laid off banker gets miraculously rehired

Nomura's equities business has not been a happy place to be. As we were first to report in March, the Japanese bank cut around 20 senior equity research…

Twenty two people who can get you a job in banking

Twenty two people who can get you a job in banking

If you want a job in banking, you will need to network. A failure to properly engage and to direct applications to named individuals is one reason why…

Daily Dispatches – Goldman Sachs exits ICBC investment

Daily Dispatches – Goldman Sachs exits ICBC investment

Goldman Sachs has sold its remaining shareholding in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in a $1.1 billion block trade. This is the last of six sell-downs…

CFA Institute’s six steps to fix the global financial system

CFA Institute’s six steps to fix the global financial system

How do you even begin to fix a financial crisis that cost at least US$12 trillion and wiped out 20 million jobs? This is the task that the Chartered Financial…

Wall Street for Dummies: Meet the Latest Must-Have Resume Stuffer

Wall Street for Dummies: Meet the Latest Must-Have Resume Stuffer

When you think of Wall Street, you probably conjure up thoughts of highly-educated, affluent bankers – money managers with MBAs, CFAs and a host of other credentials. But…

FCA chief: The EU bonus cap is not a good idea. The rise of the ethical banker

FCA chief: The EU bonus cap is not a good idea. The rise of the ethical banker

The EU bonus cap will do little to rein in pay or reduce the poor behaviour of investment bankers believes Martin Wheatley, the chief executive of the newly…

Late Lunchtime Links: Bankers excluded as Google convenes secret London ‘Zeitgeist’ meeting for new power brokers

Late Lunchtime Links: Bankers excluded as Google convenes secret London ‘Zeitgeist’ meeting for new power brokers

If you're one of the power-brokers in today's world, you will know what is meant by 'Zeitgeist at the Grove.' If you're not, you may think this is…

Bankers advised to seek ‘toilet cleaner job descriptions’

Bankers advised to seek ‘toilet cleaner job descriptions’

If you work for an investment bank, you may feel that a grandiose job description is your due - particularly now that pay is being restricted by the…

The inexperienced 20-somethings every bank wants to hire

The inexperienced 20-somethings every bank wants to hire

The life of an athlete isn’t always the glitz, glamour and huge pay days associated with football, the NFL and basketball. Many competing at an elite level do…

The seven mental disorders most prevalent in financial services

The seven mental disorders most prevalent in financial services

Financial services professionals are under pressure. In an environment where bankers are vilified, job prospects are increasingly limited and the prospect of redundancy looms large, mental health issues&he

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