Tag: Salaries

Morning Coffee: Inside the cut-throat world of hedge fund trading

Morning Coffee: Inside the cut-throat world of hedge fund trading

Chris Rokos made $900m during his time working at hedge fund Brevan Howard.

Investment banks use honey, money and worry in attempt to retain juniors

Investment banks use honey, money and worry in attempt to retain juniors

Junior bankers are being given uplifts in base salaries and top performers are getting bigger bonuses. But banks are also using threats to stop top performers leaving.

Morning Coffee: Goldman Sachs cutting at the top, bumping up at the bottom

Morning Coffee: Goldman Sachs cutting at the top, bumping up at the bottom

Goldman Sachs is promoting the fewest number of partners since it went public in 1999.

“I returned to my bank after parental leave and was offered a promotion”

“I returned to my bank after parental leave and was offered a promotion”

Soraya Alali, a general manager at CommBank, explains why women working in finance shouldn’t see flexible working as a barrier to being promoted.

Morning Coffee: Investment bankers not welcome at Jackson Hole, JPMorgan’s equities hiring spree

Morning Coffee: Investment bankers not welcome at Jackson Hole, JPMorgan’s equities hiring spree

The annual conference of central bankers in Jackson Hole has excluded more investment bankers this year.

Hedge fund bonuses no longer buy a Ferrari, but will get a Mayfair parking space

Hedge fund bonuses no longer buy a Ferrari, but will get a Mayfair parking space

Hedge fund bonuses are not what they once were, but still offer enough for a three-bed property in Cornwall.

Morning Coffee: 2014 analyst bonuses fall to a mere $55k, UK hedge fund bonuses slip by £127k in two years

Morning Coffee: 2014 analyst bonuses fall to a mere $55k, UK hedge fund bonuses slip by £127k in two years

Investment banks are refusing to bolster bonuses for junior recruits despite hiking up base pay.

Python developers receive £40k pay increase, a guide to investment banking tech salaries  

Python developers receive £40k pay increase, a guide to investment banking tech salaries  

Python is one of the most sought-after skills in financial technology today and banks are willing to pay a premium for it.

25 finance jobs that combine a six-figure salary with job security early in your career

25 finance jobs that combine a six-figure salary with job security early in your career

Taking a high-paying job in investment banking is all very well, but it's nothing without job security. Here's an extensive list of finance jobs that pay six-figures, but offer a greater degree of career solidity.

Nomura hires new trading chief from high frequency trading firm

Nomura hires new trading chief from high frequency trading firm

Nomura has hired another managing director for its trading business. This time, he joins from a high frequency trading firm.

Morning Coffee: Earning $1m as an investment banker is now too much of a long shot

Morning Coffee: Earning $1m as an investment banker is now too much of a long shot

Investment bankers are working as hard as ever and the prospect of riches is ever more distant. No wonder there's a retention problem.

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