Nordic investment banks could soon be forced to roll out redundancies

Nordic investment banks could soon be forced to roll out redundancies

The investment banking and capital market divisions of Nordic banks have so far been largely spared from redundancies. Unfortunately, tumbling deal flows means the spectre of job cuts…

A detailed look at why and where the redundancies are going to be coming at Barclays Capital

A detailed look at why and where the redundancies are going to be coming at Barclays Capital

Irrespective of whether Bob Diamond and Barclays have been maligned and how Bob acquits himself in front of the Treasury Select Committee, a process has been set in place. Unfortunately,…

GUEST COMMENT: Bob’s bust says one thing – human capital risk is massively underestimated

GUEST COMMENT: Bob’s bust says one thing – human capital risk is massively underestimated

Finding a replacement for Bob Diamond will be a lengthy and difficult process. Barclays’ board must identify someone can not only lead a highly complex multinational empire, but…

French equity researcher demonstrates how to move from Paris to London to Sydney and retire in your early 40s

French equity researcher demonstrates how to move from Paris to London to Sydney and retire in your early 40s

Laurent Horrut seems to have had the sort of career everyone in banking would like but few actually achieve. Horrut has just announced his entirely voluntary resignation to…

SALARY SURVEY: This is how much passive fund managers can earn in London, Paris, Geneva, Frankfurt and Zurich

SALARY SURVEY: This is how much passive fund managers can earn in London, Paris, Geneva, Frankfurt and Zurich

London may be at the epicentre of a peculiarly large number of financial scandals, but if you work in financial services you will still earn far more working…

Two organisations creating 100+ jobs in M&A and futures broking, in London, over the next year

Two organisations creating 100+ jobs in M&A and futures broking, in London, over the next year

Good news. To start the week, we bring you more revelations of hiring. It's not Cantor Fitzgerald this time. It's 'Firerush Ventures No. 3' and Marex Spectron. Firerush Ventures…

GUEST COMMENT: A CFA charter may not get you a job, but that is no reason not to achieve one

GUEST COMMENT: A CFA charter may not get you a job, but that is no reason not to achieve one

The CFA charter is a great career enhancer in the right industries and when utilized to it's full potential. Although it is challenging to attain, if you are…

Top shareholders are saying Bob has to go. But where would that leave Barclays (Capital) and everyone who works there?

Top shareholders are saying Bob has to go. But where would that leave Barclays (Capital) and everyone who works there?

When Bob Diamond joined Barclays Capital from Credit Suisse First Boston in 1996, it was still a mere zygote compared to the fully fledged investment bank it's evolved…

A Q&A with the man who knows about the coming regulatory changes in Europe, and says traders won’t know what’s hit them

A Q&A with the man who knows about the coming regulatory changes in Europe, and says traders won’t know what’s hit them

We spoke to Bob Fuller, director of Fixnetix, CEO of Exchange Axis and former CEO of equiduct and head of IT at Dresdner Kleinwort. As a specialist in…

Another indication that investment bankers are being spared from job cuts in the Nordic region

Another indication that investment bankers are being spared from job cuts in the Nordic region

Investment bankers and traded are generally not an appreciated commodity in most countries currently – most firms have cut jobs and rumours of further redundancies are emerging on…

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