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Banks draft in generalist interns to help manage the workload

Rotation programmes for interns and graduate employees have become popular again in Australian banks since the global financial crisis, with the four major domestic retail institutions offering exposure&he

Bad smoke

Asia beckons UK and Australia’s unloved carbon traders

Carbon traders whose employment prospects in Europe and Australia have all but dried up could be the next hot property in Asia, as China gears up to launch…

JPMorgan's day of reckoning

Daily Dispatches – JPMorgan’s $13 billion mea culpa

The New York Times’ DealBook reports that JPMorgan will shortly announce that it has settled with the US Department of Justice over the bank’s questionable mortgage practices in the…

Jobs getting the ax at Aussie banks

Daily Dispatches – Profits up, jobs down at Big Four Down Under

Australia’s banking giants are still raking in the profits, but staff are having less of a good year, with job numbers at three of the big four down…

South East Asia

Want a job in an Australian bank? Your best bet is in Asia

While not everyone thinks that the push by Australia’s big four banks into Asia has been a resounding success, it has been paying off for jobseekers who are…

Trying to attract Chinese banks

Daily Dispatches – London trying to woo Chinese banks

City of London Lord Mayor Roger Gifford has told China Daily that regulators in Britain and China can help more Chinese banks open branches in the United Kingdom.…

Nabbing retail clients but cutting wealth jobs

Daily Dispatches – Growing retail business but cutting wealth management jobs

Banking Day has carried a report from The Australian newspaper that one of the country’s big four banks, National Australia Bank (NAB) is developing a “second growth phase”…

Shopping for stocks (image via insideoutstyleblog.com)

Daily Dispatches – Singapore expecting global market volatility

The Wall Street Journal reports that Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC is expecting and preparing  for volatile markets in the coming year and the widely mooted slowdown in China.…

Catching up to Swizterland with AUM

Daily Dispatches – Singapore AUM catching up to Switzerland

The Financial Times reports that Singapore’s rise as a global centre for managing money has advanced significantly with assets under management rising by nearly a quarter last year. The…

Jobs are now online

Guest Comment: Online banking is on the rise – here’s how to get a job in it

Online and direct banking are experiencing major growth in Australia. Most of the big four have cemented their place in the industry. ING Bank is one of the…

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