I quit banking tech to be a contractor. The people here are dumber

I quit banking tech to be a contractor. The people here are dumber

There's something people don't tell you about life in other sectors. 

Senior HSBC investment banker makes curious career switch into intelligence

Senior HSBC investment banker makes curious career switch into intelligence

Michael Bevan, who covered sovereign wealth funds at HSBC, has is now working alongside former UK Foreign Service and German intelligence service agents. 

This investment bank has cut headcount by 67% over the past 18 months

This investment bank has cut headcount by 67% over the past 18 months

Haitong Securities was embarking on a massive hiring spree in 2015. Now, it has just 42 staff left in London.

Citi MD: “AI and robotics can create an opportunity for new, more innovative jobs in banks”

Citi MD: “AI and robotics can create an opportunity for new, more innovative jobs in banks”

Citi’s Sanjeev Behl believes new technology and digitisation have the power to create more interesting banking jobs in the future. 

Morning Coffee: The immense IQ of managing directors at Goldman Sachs. Delicate operation at Credit Suisse

Morning Coffee: The immense IQ of managing directors at Goldman Sachs. Delicate operation at Credit Suisse

Goldman people appear to be mightily intelligent.

Deutsche Bank’s guide to the causes of the next banking jobs meltdown

Deutsche Bank’s guide to the causes of the next banking jobs meltdown

The last financial crisis culled 400,000 U.S. investment banking jobs in five years. Deutsche says these are the likely catalysts of the next one.

Banks are turning to open source for blockchain, says Google engineer

Banks are turning to open source for blockchain, says Google engineer

J.P. Morgan is putting a huge focus on Quorum, an enterprise version of Ethereum open-source blockchain, and other banks are jumping in with both feet. 

UBS has just made a big algo trading hire from Goldman Sachs

UBS has just made a big algo trading hire from Goldman Sachs

Investment banks’ electronic trading businesses have turned into a recruitment merry-go-round in the past few weeks, and UBS is the latest bank to capture a major new hire.…

Technology boutiques are hiring juniors. But not from top banks

Technology boutiques are hiring juniors. But not from top banks

Want to work in technology, but also in finance? Now's your chance.

Zaoui brothers cut pay for staff after leaner year

Zaoui brothers cut pay for staff after leaner year

This tiny boutique is involved in some big deals. But it's been a tough year. 

Michael Hintze’s CQS has been making some big hires

Michael Hintze’s CQS has been making some big hires

CQS says that it's back recruiting senior staff after 18 months of contraction. 

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