Sector: Asset Management, investment banking,

Rumours of big asset manager recruitment may be a little overdone

Last week we said asset managers might be in danger of losing their jobs. Today, Financial News says they might be hiring. Specifically, it says Old Mutual Asset…

Thursday’s Headlines: UBS top bankers resign in wake of scandal

The two co-heads who ran the UBS unit in which a rogue trader caused $2.3 billion of losses have resigned, the Financial Times reports. The co-heads of global…

Candidate Blog: I interned in New York, have great grades and want to work in i-banking, but I’m stuck in fin planning selling super to mums and dads

During my graduation ceremony from a Sydney university in 2009, the chancellor mentioned in his speech that our lives were just about to begin. We should embrace the…

Asset management jobs are looking increasingly insecure

Asset managers have never been prone to the hire and fire tactics seen in the banking sector, but after months of slowing recruitment requirements, talk is finally starting…

My Masters (blog 4): Some students are starting to worry as the job market worsens, but we must persevere, not panic

Two months into my Masters in Finance programme at London Business School (LBS), and we are talking more about careers and finance aspirations. These conversations come at a…

WE WANT BLOGGERS: Write about your career in funds management, fin planning, super, or insurance

We’re looking for Australia-based professionals working in funds management, financial planning, superannuation, or insurance to blog (anonymously) about their careers. So if you’re in one of t

People News: Moves at Barclays, RBS, Merrill, Nomura

Barclays’ head of UK, European retail and business Deanna Oppenheimer resigns, to be succeeded by Ashok Vaswani, Anthony Jenkins. [Dow Jones] Barclays names Trevor Kelham as director of…

Wednesday’s Headlines: Citi investors to see more dividends, buybacks soon

Citigroup investors will receive more capital from their investments, as the bank’s growth will allow it to pay more dividends and buy back shares in coming years, Citigroup…

Scottish fund managers are still keen to hear from distribution professionals

In the current climate, investors are more wary, new assets are harder to come by and clients are more likely to pull money from fund managers. The result…

Blue Horseshoe: In the insular world of Australian funds management, big firms (usually) beat boutiques

So you want a career in funds management, investing “other people’s money” in stocks? If so, you would have already come across the bewildering number of companies employing…

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