Character traits employers want to see in their interviewees, country by country

Character traits employers want to see in their interviewees, country by country

How well you perform in interview depends very much on the country you interview in. These are the character traits employers are looking for.

Morning Coffee: New Chinese investment bank hiring 40 in London. Junior banking jobs the preserve of the already-rich

Morning Coffee: New Chinese investment bank hiring 40 in London. Junior banking jobs the preserve of the already-rich

Want to work for a Chinese investment bank in London? A new firm is hiring. And you now need rich parents to get into banking, argues one ex-trader.

The second-tier banks now offering stable careers in Asia

The second-tier banks now offering stable careers in Asia

The attraction of second-tier banks is on the rise in Asia, as finance professionals seek stable employers offering career-progression opportunities.

A banking intern’s guide to pulling all-nighters

A banking intern’s guide to pulling all-nighters

You're a banking intern. Someone asks you to work all night. What do you do?

Five things I think I’ve learned from living across from a bank

Five things I think I’ve learned from living across from a bank

A month ago, I moved directly across from a bank's headquarters. Here's what I think I've learned so far.

Half your office is probably participating in insider trading

Half your office is probably participating in insider trading

Roughly one-quarter of all public company deals from 1996 to 2012 might have involved some kind of insider trading,

Further eruption of post-bonus departures at Nomura in London

Further eruption of post-bonus departures at Nomura in London

Nomura's just paid its bonuses. And now people are leaving. Were they that bad?

Capula portfolio manager quits London, starts hedge fund in New York

Capula portfolio manager quits London, starts hedge fund in New York

A macro portfolio manager at Capula Investment Management has quit the firm and is going it alone with a new hedge fund in New York.

Eight of the hottest fintech start-ups in London

Eight of the hottest fintech start-ups in London

London is becoming the epicentre of fintech start-up firms which are eager to recruit talent from the large investment banks.

The truth about the banking pay premium

The truth about the banking pay premium

Banks say they are clamping down on excessive pay, and yet those in the industry expect salary rises of up to 30% in order to move jobs. Is this realistic?

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