Career case studies: Trading

Career case studies: Trading

Bobby Ahluwalia is an associate director within Scotia Capital's equity derivatives trading division. He graduated from The University of Ottawa with a degree in Finance in 2006. That same…

Career case studies: Capital markets analyst

Career case studies: Capital markets analyst

Jason Occi studied at the University of Maryland and majored in Finance. He is currently an analyst in Morgan Stanley's global capital markets division, having joined the bank…

Career case studies: M&A analyst

Career case studies: M&A analyst

Nathalie Ferretti is an M&A analyst at Rothschild. She studied Economics with a Study in Continental Europe at Bristol University and joined the Rothschild graduate programme in 2010.…

Accounting

Accounting

The number crunchers at the heart of every organisation Accountants are not a single breed – they come in various shapes and sizes. If you want to become…

Interdealer broking

Interdealer broking

Middle men making sure the price is right Interdealer brokers (IDBs) have traditionally been rather publicity-shy, but a strong performance during the financial crisis has thrust this fairly…

IT in finance

IT in finance

Software, hard skills and a thick skin The right technology is often the factor that gives a financial services company the edge over its competitors. It can also,…

Fund management &investment consulting

Fund management &investment consulting

The art, and science, of investing for the long term At a basic level, you could say fund management is all about investing other people's money, and earning…

Electronic trading

Electronic trading

Higher speeds, greater volumes, just not so many humans required The rise of electronic trading over the last decade has had a profound effect on the structure of…

Accountancy

Accountancy

More than a mere numbers game. Accountants are not a single breed: they come in various shapes and sizes. If you want to become one, the first thing…

Back-office operations

Back-office operations

The unsung heroes of investment banking. The operations division is also known as the 'back office'. Unlike the traders, sales people, capital markets bankers and corporate financiers of…

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