Sector: Rates

Senior female Morgan Stanley trader joins hedge fund less than a year after promotion

Senior female Morgan Stanley trader joins hedge fund less than a year after promotion

Despite diversity initiatives, female traders in investment banking are still all too scarce. Senior female traders are even rarer, which is why Angelie Moledina’s departure from Morgan Stanley…

Morning Coffee: How to get a bond strategy job at Blackrock. Deutsche Bank ordered to reinstate £3m rates trader in exactly same role

Morning Coffee: How to get a bond strategy job at Blackrock. Deutsche Bank ordered to reinstate £3m rates trader in exactly same role

If you're looking for work as a bond-focused fund manager and you don't want to risk your chances with cat-happy Bill Gross over at Pimco, why not try…

Meme of the moment: Quit Barclays for Nomura

Meme of the moment: Quit Barclays for Nomura

If you work for Barclays and are waiting for your bonus, you have reason to feel alarmed: the bank has just announced another £330m charge for legal and regulatory…

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. 

Nomura continues RBS raid with Paddy Power hire

Nomura continues RBS raid with Paddy Power hire

Nomura has continued its raid on Royal Bank of Scotland’s sales team, with the appointment of Paddy Power as head of mid-market rates and credit sales. Power joined…

Pity the rates traders: they’re keeping their jobs but being decimated in this bonus round

Pity the rates traders: they’re keeping their jobs but being decimated in this bonus round

U.S. banks have announced their bonuses. Anecdotally, rates businesses have been hammered more than anywhere else. "At most major U.S. banks, FX bonuses have been down or slightly…

Credit Suisse: the bank more alluring to traders than high-paying hedge funds

Credit Suisse: the bank more alluring to traders than high-paying hedge funds

Brevan Howard has traditionally been viewed as a high-performing hedge fund that only employs elite candidates. Traders have escaped the production line of investment banking for the potential…

London: where the $$m rates trading jobs have coalesced

London: where the $$m rates trading jobs have coalesced

Rates traders are well paid. Last month, it emerged that a senior rates trader at Deutsche Bank was earning £3m a year while his junior was on £280k. Another rates trader…

Trader leaves Credit Suisse for Brevan Howard, comes back eight months later

Trader leaves Credit Suisse for Brevan Howard, comes back eight months later

Could you leave investment banking for the blood and thunder of a competitive hedge fund? And could you resist the lure of the bulge bracket if the new…

Morning Coffee: Best bank to work for in FICC. Man who left school at 15 beats legions of bankers to job

Morning Coffee: Best bank to work for in FICC. Man who left school at 15 beats legions of bankers to job

These are hard times for fixed income currencies and commodities bankers. Commodities traders are being made redundant and fixed income revenues are under pressure. Rates traders look especially…

Morning Coffee: New figures show junior rates traders at Deutsche Bank earn £280k, senior rates traders earn £3m

Morning Coffee: New figures show junior rates traders at Deutsche Bank earn £280k, senior rates traders earn £3m

Rates trading has been a bad place to be this year. Credit Suisse is closing part of its rates trading business, and Deutsche Bank had a terrible third…

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