The best APAC bankers still bag big bonuses

The best APAC bankers still bag big bonuses

Bonus envy could be growing in Asia Pacific as elite bankers pull in big payments at the expense of the rest. The eFinancialCareers annual bonus survey suggests that…

The suitcase banker is back in Dubai

The suitcase banker is back in Dubai

Private banks who flocked to Dubai in recent years are struggling to justify maintaining a significant presence on the ground and are shifting their Middle East business back…

Insurance Professionals Build Careers by Getting Their Samba on

Insurance Professionals Build Careers by Getting Their Samba on

Insurance firms are encouraging more senior executives based in the UK and US to move to Latin America and tap into the region’s growth opportunities. While technical staff…

Bank increases proprietary trading revenues 4,000% in a single year

Bank increases proprietary trading revenues 4,000% in a single year

At last, an investment bank that looks like a haven for the displaced proprietary traders: In 2012, the Brazilian bank BTG Pactual increased its proprietary trading revenues by…

Gleacher’s Hiring, But Do You Want the Job?

Gleacher’s Hiring, But Do You Want the Job?

Boutique investment bank Gleacher & Co. has 20 new openings in its credit-trading group, but beware: the jobs aren’t being created from growth. Nearly two dozen traders quit…

Credit Suisse Snags Goldman CTO Baldry

Credit Suisse Snags Goldman CTO Baldry

Credit Suisse has achieved a major coup by recruiting Goldman Sachs’ chief technology officer for fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) technology, Scot Baldry, to lead its investment…

In Japan you can criticize your boss, but only at the bar

In Japan you can criticize your boss, but only at the bar

Threadneedle Investments plans to hire analysts and fund managers in Asia this year, said Andrew Chan, chief administration officer for Singapore and head of product and business development…

Fears that investment banking bonus pool has been halved at UBS

Fears that investment banking bonus pool has been halved at UBS

Despite releasing some detailed information about this year's remuneration policy over two weeks ago, UBS has yet to tell its investment bankers the size of their bonuses. The…

Goldman says Barclays needs more restructuring

Goldman says Barclays needs more restructuring

Goldman Sachs is not impressed with chief executive Antony Jenkins' plan for restructuring Barclays. Having previously suggested that Barclays might want to close its investment bank entirely or…

Activist Hedge Funds Primed for Explosive 2013

Activist Hedge Funds Primed for Explosive 2013

Once known as the corporate pirates on Wall Street, activist investors have seen their reputations – and the impediments to their success – subside in recent years as…

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