Daily Dispatches – Chinese IPOs test the water

Daily Dispatches – Chinese IPOs test the water

Finance Asia says that a number of companies will start marketing Hong Kong IPOs in the next few weeks after a lull during the mid-summer holiday season. Chinese…

J.P. Morgan MD: Job-hopping is not good for your career

J.P. Morgan MD: Job-hopping is not good for your career

You’re competing for an investment banking job with another graduate who boasts an equally flawless academic record and relentless work ethic – how’s the bank going to tell…

Daily Dispatches – Chinese banks’ Rmb100 billion equity bonanza

Daily Dispatches – Chinese banks’ Rmb100 billion equity bonanza

China’s smaller banks are planning more than Rmb100bn ($16.8bn) in equity sales to boost their capital in the face of changes in regulation and rising bad loans, reports…

Help: I work in finance and my manager is French

Help: I work in finance and my manager is French

Senior French bankers are common on the world financial stage. Isabelle Ealet, the head of securities at Goldman Sachs and Gael de Boissard, head of the investment bank at…

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.…

When bankers rant: six reasons why big banks are bad places to work

When bankers rant: six reasons why big banks are bad places to work

As anyone who's worked for a large international bank will know, saying something adverse about your employer in a public forum is cause for instant dismissal. Saying something…

Daily Dispatches – Fat finger fells Chinese banking boss

Daily Dispatches – Fat finger fells Chinese banking boss

With eyes still firmly fixed on J.P. Morgan in China following the recent princelings debacle, this week would seem an opportune time for a state-owned Chinese financial conglomerate to reveal…

Goldman Analysis Suggests Tough Row to Hoe for Hedge Funders

Goldman Analysis Suggests Tough Row to Hoe for Hedge Funders

Hedge funds have been trailing the S&P for the better part of a year, that much is obvious. But the degree to which hedge funds have struggled hasn’t…

Headhunters: Banks can no longer afford us

Headhunters: Banks can no longer afford us

Like a jilted lover, financial services headhunting boutiques are going out of their way to prove that, actually, they don’t need investment banks for business and are looking…

The new threat to global banks isn’t new, and it could costs jobs

The new threat to global banks isn’t new, and it could costs jobs

Forget Dodd-Frank and Basel III, big banks are under attack by old, obscure banking laws that are being dusted off to take aim at the behemoths that are…

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