Daily Dispatches: EFG expands in Asia

Daily Dispatches: EFG expands in Asia

EFG International, the Swiss private bank that culled 7 per cent of its wealth managers in the first half of this year, plans to keep hiring in Asia.…

Shock: are structured-products bankers staging a comeback?

Shock: are structured-products bankers staging a comeback?

SG Private Banking has been hiring in Hong Kong on the back of increased investor appetite for structured products - could it be that the derivatives banker is…

Is it morally wrong for banks to pay big bonuses this year?

Is it morally wrong for banks to pay big bonuses this year?

The government is looking to curb them as soon as possible, while banks want to pay the performers who bring in the profits, but is it morally wrong…

Is global banking power shifting east?

Is global banking power shifting east?

Are New York and London losing their positions as the premiere places to build banking careers? Will they soon be surpassed by the likes of Shanghai and Hong…

Daily Dispatches: Nomura’s ambitious expansion plans

Daily Dispatches: Nomura’s ambitious expansion plans

Nomura is poised almost to double its headcount in the US in an expansion that highlights the Japanese institution's ambition to transform itself into one of the top…

Daily Dispatches: SCB fails in RBS bid, according to media reports

Daily Dispatches: SCB fails in RBS bid, according to media reports

An attempt by Standard Chartered to buy Asian assets of the Royal Bank of Scotland has failed due to disagreements over how much it should pay for the…

Daily Dispatches: China leads IPO recovery

Daily Dispatches: China leads IPO recovery

China is positioned to become the king of the IPO market. The flow of initial public offerings of stock has recovered faster in China in the third quarter…

Daily Dispatches: Macquarie makes another move into Wall Street

Daily Dispatches: Macquarie makes another move into Wall Street

Macquarie Group has continued its push into Wall Street, with the planned acquisition of boutique investment bank Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller. (Business Day) CBA today named Ravi…

Front-office hiring heats up in China

Front-office hiring heats up in China

International investment banks are starting to boost their front-office recruitment in China as M&A and IPO activity picks up. "The i-banking employment market was stagnant until July, but…

Tell me what’s wrong with my CV (4)

Tell me what’s wrong with my CV (4)

You know the drill by now. Read this resume and write your comments at the bottom. This guy is currently working as an accountant and wants to move…

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