Posts by Simon Mortlock

Morning Coffee: Three things that Huatai’s IPO means for your career in Hong Kong

Huatai's $4.5bn IPO is the second largest in the world so far this year. But how might the listing affect your banking career?

This is what your investment banking salary should be in Singapore

Are you underpaid or overpaid in Singapore banking? Our compensation table reveals how your salary shapes up.

Morning Coffee: Laid off in commodities in Asia? Try Westpac

Westpac is hiring commodities traders in Asia while other banks are firing them.

How to write the perfect product control CV

Competition for product control jobs at banks is intense. Here's how to craft a product control CV that makes you stand out from the crowd.

Morning Coffee: The cunning new career path for Hong Kong finance graduates

Are you a finance student in Hong Kong? Do you want to look beyond traditional career choices like investment banking or equities trading?

ACCA, CPA, ACA, CIMA: which accounting qualification will get you a job in Asian finance?

You're looking to start an accounting qualification that will boost your career in Asian financial services. Which one should you choose?

Morning Coffee: Another big bank joins equities hiring boom in Hong Kong

China Renaissance is expanding its equities business in Hong Kong – more proof that the sudden revival in equities hiring is gaining traction.

Nine under-the-radar financial institutions now hiring in Hong Kong and Singapore

Here’s our pick of expansionist financial employers in Asia that you may have overlooked during your job search.

Morning Coffee: Complacent Singaporean grads too worried about work-life balance, says senior banker

The complacent attitudes of younger finance professionals in Singapore are putting the sector's recent productivity gains at risk.

Are you taking the CFA in Asia for the right reasons or the wrong reasons?

Two charts that help explain whether the CFA will boost your career within your current or desired job function.

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