Australia ramps up overseas acountant recruitment

Australia ramps up overseas acountant recruitment

Katrina Bunting of Chandler Heath Recruitment says the shortage of domestic accounting professionals is not a new phenomenon - in fact, it's been an issue for quite some…

Growing demand for hedge funds staff in Asia

Growing demand for hedge funds staff in Asia

As the finance industry picks up pace in Asia, Asian financial centres such as Hong Kong and Singapore are eager to attract hedge funds. Asian hedge-fund assets nearly…

Credit Suisse expands support functions in Singapore

Credit Suisse expands support functions in Singapore

Credit Suisse is set to hire over 900 new people by 2007 to support its investment banking, asset management and wealth management businesses in Singapore. The move marks…

Swiss banks take wealth management war to Asia

Swiss banks take wealth management war to Asia

Rival Swiss banks with ambitions in the Asian wealth management market are battling to secure the best people for the job. UBS is fighting a "war for talent"…

Asian funds fighting for fixed income pros

Asian funds fighting for fixed income pros

"There is a shortage of candidates with a background in Asian credit, foreign exchange and interest rates at the moment," says one Hong Kong-based headhunter, who is currently…

DeAM hiring in Asia

DeAM hiring in Asia

Asset management jobs in Asia look to set to multiply: Deutsche Asset Management is planning a big push into the region. Finance Asia reports that DeAM is planning…

Hedge fund openings in Shanghai

Hedge fund openings in Shanghai

Press reports suggest that Tribeca Capital, Citigroup's $1.8bn in-house hedge fund, is preparing to open an office in the Chinese City. Pakistan's Daily Times reports that Tribeca currently…

Barclays’ private banking push will thin ranks

Barclays’ private banking push will thin ranks

A hiring spree at Barclays Wealth Management means the already thinly spread supply of private bankers could be spread even thinner in future. Christian Sulger Buel, managing director…

Swiss cities and Singapore come out on top, Milan and Hong Kong marked down

Swiss cities and Singapore come out on top, Milan and Hong Kong marked down

The quality of living survey from Mercer Human Resources Consulting ranks Zurich and Geneva top among global financial services centres for their quality of life. They are followed,…

Pictet AM hires in Asia

Pictet AM hires in Asia

Pictet Asset Management, the asset management arm of the Geneva-based private bank, is said to be looking for seven new staff in Asia. News reports suggest Pictet Asset…

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