Over 4,600 people have gone from J.P. Morgan’s ‘London whale’ division

Over 4,600 people have gone from J.P. Morgan’s ‘London whale’ division

There’s one area of J.P. Morgan’s business that stands out as losing a significant number of staff during the first quarter – its corporate and private equity division…

Lunchtime Links: It’s still incredibly easy to make it into a UK risk-taking position

Lunchtime Links: It’s still incredibly easy to make it into a UK risk-taking position

Are most financial services professionals in the City actually squeaky clean? If the proportion of people sailing through the regulatory approval process for ‘approved persons’ – namely those…

Six dumb things not to do during a video interview

Six dumb things not to do during a video interview

Phone interviews used to be the first line of defence for banks sifting out large numbers of candidates, but video interview is increasingly the grilling of choice for…

Blankfein Off the Hook, Dimon Dangles

Blankfein Off the Hook, Dimon Dangles

Lloyd Blankfein: You’re one slippery fish. The chief executive of Goldman Sachs will retain his dual role of chairman after agreeing to a deal with a union-backed investment…

JPMorgan: All banks should pay like BNP Paribas

JPMorgan: All banks should pay like BNP Paribas

Analysts at JPMorgan think BNP Paribas has one of the best pay models among investment banks. BNP Paribas is the 'best in class' for 'compensation management of Tier…

Want a job in China? Do the CFA

Want a job in China? Do the CFA

If you want a job in Chinese financial services, international qualifications, in particular the Chartered Financial Analyst and Master of Business Administration programmes, are becoming more important to

The state of investment banking today: Morgan Stanley’s definitive guide

The state of investment banking today: Morgan Stanley’s definitive guide

Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman have produced a new copy of their annualized report on the state of the global investment banking industry. Depending upon where you work,…

Nomura pays managing directors 70% more than Deutsche Bank? New bank pay data

Nomura pays managing directors 70% more than Deutsche Bank? New bank pay data

If you were asked to choose the best paying bank in London, you'd be unlikely to choose Nomura. New data suggests the Japanese investment bank is surprisingly generous,…

Is it fantasy to think that Dubai could replace London as banks’ EMEA hub?

Is it fantasy to think that Dubai could replace London as banks’ EMEA hub?

Dubai’s status as the leading financial centre in the Middle East has long-been cemented, but any suggestions that the emirate could become a new hub for investment banks’…

‘Embarrassing’ whale scandal to bring watchdog jobs to J.P. Morgan

‘Embarrassing’ whale scandal to bring watchdog jobs to J.P. Morgan

The $6.2 billion “London Whale” trading fiasco was “the stupidest and most embarrassing situation” of Jamie Dimon’s career, J.P. Morgan’s chief executive told shareholders in his surprisingly f

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