Sector: Regulation

Morning Coffee: 23 year-old ‘trader’ given £6m by investors. How much you’ll earn at the Bank of England

Morning Coffee: 23 year-old ‘trader’ given £6m by investors. How much you’ll earn at the Bank of England

Alex Hope, a 25 year-old food delivery worker raised £6m from investors by claiming to be an FX trading genius. And, want to work for the Bank of England?

The international hunt for talent for this new financial regulator

The international hunt for talent for this new financial regulator

Financial regulators around the world are staffing up – the European Central Bank is adding an additional 1,000 people, the Bank of England is in the midst of…

Daily Dispatches – Hong Kong IPOs shoot the lights out in Q4

Daily Dispatches – Hong Kong IPOs shoot the lights out in Q4

The fourth quarter of 2013 was the busiest on record for Hong Kong listings according to new data from Dealogic published by Finance Asia. In the past three…

I moved from Vietnam and landed a cutting-edge job in Singapore finance. Here’s how.

I moved from Vietnam and landed a cutting-edge job in Singapore finance. Here’s how.

Here's how I left Vietnam and landed a top job in the Singapore finance sector.

Daily Dispatches – ABN Amro plans build-out of Asia commodities team

Daily Dispatches – ABN Amro plans build-out of Asia commodities team

ABN Amro, the state-owned Dutch bank, is planning new hires for its commodities team in Asia in 2014, reports Bloomberg. The bank, which has been expanding its international footprint,…

Barclays cuts tech jobs in Asia Pacific, adding to a week of woes

Barclays cuts tech jobs in Asia Pacific, adding to a week of woes

Barclays has laid off members of its tech team across Asia Pacific as the bank reviews its technology operating model in the region. Barclays is undergoing a major…

Daily Dispatches – Westpac buys Lloyds’ Australian assets for US$1.37 billion

Daily Dispatches – Westpac buys Lloyds’ Australian assets for US$1.37 billion

Westpac Bank, Australia’s second-biggest lender by market value, will buy Lloyds Bank’s assets in the country for A$1.45 billion ($1.37 billion) to add car leasing and corporate-loans. Bloomberg&hellip

With same CEOs in charge and loose rules, another mortgage crisis looms

With same CEOs in charge and loose rules, another mortgage crisis looms

Five years after the financial crisis, many of the same top executives are running the biggest subprime lenders and new rules are doing nothing to discourage another wave…

Banks like Goldman Sachs are going too far cyber-spying on their employees

Banks like Goldman Sachs are going too far cyber-spying on their employees

In a cutthroat, hyper-regulated workplace where long hours can’t collide with posts on Facebook, Tweets, Google searches, YouTube videos or even mobile phone calls, employee monitoring has become…

Daily Dispatches – Business urges new Australian leader to drive reform, big changes pending

Daily Dispatches – Business urges new Australian leader to drive reform, big changes pending

Australia's new prime minister Tony Abbot barely has his feet under his new desk, but already the business community is clamouring for reform. The Australian reports that "leading chief executives&hellip

A revolving door worth running through to get rich in the long run

A revolving door worth running through to get rich in the long run

The typical dream of the budding financial professional is not to wind up in a stuffy government job after spending a small fortune on a competitive business school.…

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