Corporate banking, prime broking, traders’ hedge funds: what actually went up in 2011?

Corporate banking, prime broking, traders’ hedge funds: what actually went up in 2011?

As we note in our accompanying article on the trials of the past twelve months, 2011 hasn’t been a particularly good year. One measure of this is that…

Equities, employment, Nomura, UBS: What went down in 2011, a year many may wish to forget?

Equities, employment, Nomura, UBS: What went down in 2011, a year many may wish to forget?

It hasn’t been a great year. 2011 started well, with optimism that the climate of 2010 would persist. In 2010, every large bank was an in growth mode:…

Christmas Schedule!

Christmas Schedule!

As of December 22nd, the eFinancialCareers editorial team will be taking time off for Christmas. Normal service will not resume until January 3rd, although we will be posting…

This is how much you should have been earning as an MD in credit and high yield trading in EMEA, Asia, the US and Brazil in 2011

This is how much you should have been earning as an MD in credit and high yield trading in EMEA, Asia, the US and Brazil in 2011

International financial services search firm, Options Group, has disclosed some data points from its new and comprehensive compensation report for 2011. Here’s what they say you should be…

Bank of America’s deferred bonuses from 2010 are now worth nearly nothing

Bank of America’s deferred bonuses from 2010 are now worth nearly nothing

In 2010, Thomas Montag, head of global banking and markets at Bank of America, was riding high. He exercised some of his options in his employer, and realised…

Lunchtime Links: RBS is declining to comment on the new rumour that it’s closing its entire equities unit

Lunchtime Links: RBS is declining to comment on the new rumour that it’s closing its entire equities unit

More colour on this morning's RBS job abomination rumours. Bloomberg claims that the bank is contemplating shutting or selling its equities unit, ‘including’ – but not limited to…

Meet Galia Velimukhametova, top hedge fund manager in London

Meet Galia Velimukhametova, top hedge fund manager in London

If you’re a Russian (or Kazakh) woman who wants to work in hedge funds and you don’t know who Galia Velimukhametova is, you are missing out. Financial News…

If you aspire to work in the leading global financial centre for your area of business, you need to read this

If you aspire to work in the leading global financial centre for your area of business, you need to read this

The World Economic Forum has got a big study out today. The headline finding has understandably caught the headlines: Hong Kong has overtaken the US and the UK…

2011 Moscow bank bonuses: Who are the lucky ones?

2011 Moscow bank bonuses: Who are the lucky ones?

January, February and March are the months when bonuses are traditionally paid as financial companies assess their annual results, calculate profits and reward employees. Unfortunately,Moscow’s bankers a

These are the banks you want to work for in equities and FX during periods of intense volatility

These are the banks you want to work for in equities and FX during periods of intense volatility

Unfortunately, 2012 is likely to prove volatile. At least, 96% of fund managers think so. In the event of continued volatility, financial services market intelligence firm Tricumen, has…

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