Welcome to Daily Dispatches. In addition to our own news articles and columns, eFinancialCareers is now providing a regularly updated list of external links to stories about banking, finance, employment and recruitment from Australia and across the Asia Pacific region.
NAB splurges on exec training trips to San Francisco.
HSBC's new Aus head. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Good times for Aussie M&A (Financial Times)
Swan comes clean on share scheme mistakes. (Sky News)
Bank stocks hit as short selling ban ends. (The Age)
Perpetual profits plummet. (News.com.au)
Strategy Steps expands. (Investor Daily)
And from Asia...
Bank of American hires for equity sales team in Japan. (Bloomberg)
Singapore accountants upbeat on economy. (938 Live)
MAS steps up supervision of banks. (Asia One)
Bank of Japan predicts recession will end soon. (Channel News Asia)