Posts by Simon Mortlock

UBS is firing senior bankers in Asia. It may live to regret this

UBS is firing senior bankers in Asia. It may live to regret this

UBS is purging the managerial ranks of its private bank in Asia. But when these managers join rival firms they will look to poach their former reports.

Singapore or India: where will your banking technology job end up?

Singapore or India: where will your banking technology job end up?

If you work in banking technology in Singapore you increasingly need to be aware of which IT functions have a long-term future in the city state.

Why the CFA won’t get accountants a buy-side job in Asia

Why the CFA won’t get accountants a buy-side job in Asia

A growing number of accountants in Asia are taking the CFA to break into the buy-side – but few are making it.

It’s tough to get a job at Goldman Sachs if you graduated from a Hong Kong university

It’s tough to get a job at Goldman Sachs if you graduated from a Hong Kong university

Goldman Sachs is not among the banks in Hong Kong that have the most employees with degrees from local universities.

Asian private bankers frustrated as their jobs become more “boring”

Asian private bankers frustrated as their jobs become more “boring”

Asian private banking isn't all about long lunches with regional billionaires. One aspect of the job is now making bankers increasingly frustrated. 

Asian job seekers in some sectors think far too much of the CFA

Asian job seekers in some sectors think far too much of the CFA

Candidates in some parts of Asian financial services are “overestimating” how much of an edge the CFA will give them in the job market.

The nine skills you now need to succeed in Chinese investment banking

The nine skills you now need to succeed in Chinese investment banking

These are the skills that investment banks in China are demanding from front-office candidates.

The seven safest operations jobs in Singapore banking

The seven safest operations jobs in Singapore banking

Not all operations jobs in Singapore are being offshored to less costly markets. These roles are staying put in the city.

Meet eight exceptional young Chinese and Hong Kong bankers working on Wall Street

Meet eight exceptional young Chinese and Hong Kong bankers working on Wall Street

You’re working in Hong Kong or China but want to launch a career on Wall Street. Here are some young bankers who've already made the move.

The 10 Hong Kong banking jobs with the biggest pay rises

The 10 Hong Kong banking jobs with the biggest pay rises

Will you only move banks for a substantial pay rise? These are the job functions you should be working in if you're in Hong Kong.

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