Scottish fund managers to hire hundreds globally as assets reach $890bn

Scottish fund managers to hire hundreds globally as assets reach $890bn

On the back of a surge in assets under management last year, Scotland’s largest fund managers are embarking on recruitment sprees that could see hundreds of staff recruited…

Boss’s Pay Package Leaves Barclays’ Investment Bankers Stunned

Boss’s Pay Package Leaves Barclays’ Investment Bankers Stunned

Investment bankers at Barclays have been grumbling about their lack of compensation for well over a year. It likely came as a frustration then to see their boss,…

The one area of finance where the bonus Wild West still needs to be tamed

The one area of finance where the bonus Wild West still needs to be tamed

The EU has now pushed through its banking bonus cap, but there’s still one place in the financial sector where all-cash bonuses are commonplace, and golden hellos and…

Banker pay can rise 17 percent after earning executive MBA

Banker pay can rise 17 percent after earning executive MBA

Stuck in the same job for ages? You might ask your employer to help finance an executive MBA in the hope it will pull you up the career…

Twenty money-saving tips from bankers and their wives

Twenty money-saving tips from bankers and their wives

If you want ways of saving money, an investment banker may not seem the best source of advice. Believe it or not, however,  bankers are changing their spending…

Plenty of Bruno Iksil’s CIO colleagues still work for JPMorgan

Plenty of Bruno Iksil’s CIO colleagues still work for JPMorgan

More fallout is emerging from last week's Senate Testimony relating to the JPMorgan 'Whale Trade' of last year. Alphaville has alighted upon an org-chart showing who was who…

Late Lunchtime Links: Goldman traders set up own company whilst working; female banker confirms worst fears

Late Lunchtime Links: Goldman traders set up own company whilst working; female banker confirms worst fears

Now that banking bonuses aren't what they used to be, it may help to have a little sideline. With luck, that sideline will become a fully fledged business…

Bank of America equity derivatives bankers appear to be joining Citi

Bank of America equity derivatives bankers appear to be joining Citi

Something appears to be afoot in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's (BAML) structured products business. People are leaving. And they seem to be joining Citigroup. The latest exit…

Oppenheimer to Double its European Investment Banking Staff

Oppenheimer to Double its European Investment Banking Staff

Investment banking jobs in Europe are hard to come by, particularly at big banks that are hamstrung by new regulations and strict capital requirements. The fact is: many…

China IPO freeze puts equities jobs at banks on ice as pay falls

China IPO freeze puts equities jobs at banks on ice as pay falls

If you want a new job in equity capital markets, don't come to China, even if you speak Mandarin. A regulatory freeze on initial public offerings in the…

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