I left M&A for corporate development. This is what it’s like

I left M&A for corporate development. This is what it’s like

The hours are better and the work is more interesting, The only downside is...

Jefferies has big plans for its EM trading desk, and has been poaching from larger banks

Jefferies has big plans for its EM trading desk, and has been poaching from larger banks

Jefferies is making a big push to compete with the big investment banks in emerging markets trading in London. 

HSBC has hired a top trader who left CQS in November

HSBC has hired a top trader who left CQS in November

In an indication of its ambitiousness under Mathew Westerman, HSBC just hired one of London's best known credit traders. 

TD Securities continues 2017 Singapore hiring drive

TD Securities continues 2017 Singapore hiring drive

TD Securities added 100 new staff in Singapore last year and it continues to recruit in 2017. Here’s who it wants to hire.

The 10 companies financial services professionals are desperate to work for

The 10 companies financial services professionals are desperate to work for

These are the firms that financial services professionals want to work for. 

Morning Coffee: European bank luring 26 year-olds with an extra $125k. Where AI will never work

Morning Coffee: European bank luring 26 year-olds with an extra $125k. Where AI will never work

North America has become the promised land for banks in Europe.

“I launched a hedge fund when I was only 26. Here’s how I did it”

“I launched a hedge fund when I was only 26. Here’s how I did it”

While the average 26-year-old banker may want to join a hedge fund as a junior, Gina Heng had other ideas: she founded her own.

Senior bond trader leaves BNP Paribas as cuts take hold

Senior bond trader leaves BNP Paribas as cuts take hold

BNP Paribas is cutting in London, and its head of high yield trading, Michael Wheeler, is one of the first people to go. 

The semi-official Goldman Sachs resumé template

The semi-official Goldman Sachs resumé template

Wondering how to structure your CV to get into Goldman? Here's how the firm sells its own senior staff. 

The nature of trading jobs at Deutsche vs. trading jobs at Credit Suisse

The nature of trading jobs at Deutsche vs. trading jobs at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse's sales and trading business is run by a former accountant. Deutsche Bank's is not. It shows. 

Goldman Sachs salesman escapes for a hedge fund, returns eight months later

Goldman Sachs salesman escapes for a hedge fund, returns eight months later

Escaping banking for the buy-side doesn't always work out. 

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