Yet another top fixed income trader quits banking for a hedge fund

Yet another top fixed income trader quits banking for a hedge fund

2014 is the year in which fixed income traders are getting out of banks. Headhunters say that Steve Glynn, the former head of Asian fixed income markets at…

Ten job-hunting tips in foreign climes when you only have a tourist visa

Ten job-hunting tips in foreign climes when you only have a tourist visa

Hunting for a new job in the Middle East used to be easy for expats – if an employer was interested, they’d fly you out for an interview,…

Morning Coffee: Upset as FX bonuses widely withheld. Banks may be incentivized to hire under 25s

Morning Coffee: Upset as FX bonuses widely withheld. Banks may be incentivized to hire under 25s

If things weren't bad enough in the foreign exchange (FX) market, they've just got a lot worse. The 'FX fixing scandal,' which has resulted in more than 20 FX…

High cost of living makes 90% of foreign finance professionals wary about shifting to Singapore

High cost of living makes 90% of foreign finance professionals wary about shifting to Singapore

Singapore’s growing reputation as an expensive location is fuelling even more offshoring and creating a new breed of candidates: foreigners who want to relocate to the city state…

Career Crunch: Finance firms gearing up for Q2 expansion, tips on how to miss a career car crash

Career Crunch: Finance firms gearing up for Q2 expansion, tips on how to miss a career car crash

Missed the articles that could make a real difference to your finance career over the past week? Fear not, catch up on the top stories on eFinancialCareers over…

BAML says Barclays’ US ex-Lehman business should go it alone

BAML says Barclays’ US ex-Lehman business should go it alone

A note is doing the rounds from analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. It suggests it might be time for Barclays' ex-Lehman bankers in the U.S. to…

Deutsche does not have a ‘soft hiring freeze’ in London. It just hasn’t hired much this year

Deutsche does not have a ‘soft hiring freeze’ in London. It just hasn’t hired much this year

Does Deutsche Bank have a 'soft hiring freeze' at its London office?  London-based financial services recruiters say they've been informed that it has. Deutsche Bank tells us that…

How to dress like you should be a banking big-shot

How to dress like you should be a banking big-shot

Late July in Cambridge and the swarms of tourists are given a rare photo opportunity. It is graduation day and the university’s students walk in procession from their…

Nine strange things you didn’t know from the UBS bonus plan

Nine strange things you didn’t know from the UBS bonus plan

How will you get paid if you work at UBS? Today's remuneration report offers some guidance. As we've already noted, Andrea Orcel - chief executive of the investment…

Back office workers getting the boot from New York, London

Back office workers getting the boot from New York, London

Banks that have been methodically moving back office staffers to cheaper locales are planning to step up their efforts. In a decade, just a sliver of Wall Street’s…

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