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…

Banks offshoring more than 80,000 tech jobs

Banks offshoring more than 80,000 tech jobs

Chances are if you work at a bank and have an IT problem, you’re not going to be talking to someone in your same office. To keep cutting…

Overseas financial professionals need to understand Asian culture, says leading OCBC banker

Overseas financial professionals need to understand Asian culture, says leading OCBC banker

The emergence of a stronger local talent pool in Asia means only the best Western-based finance professionals, particularly those who already understand Asian markets, stand a chance of…

Senior equity sales departure at Nomura

Senior equity sales departure at Nomura

Jonathan Bowen, a managing director in charge of pan-European equity sales at Nomura, has left the bank. A headhunter said Bowen resigned today. A colleague of Bowen's at…

Late Lunchtime Links: What really happens to bankers who lose their jobs

Late Lunchtime Links: What really happens to bankers who lose their jobs

As we discovered yesterday, the vast majority of bankers who lose their jobs in the City of London don't find comparable new ones. Only 28% of them reappear in similar…

Ten terrible things that will happen when the EU caps bank bonuses in 2014

Ten terrible things that will happen when the EU caps bank bonuses in 2014

It seems to be happening and it seems to be harsh: the EU's proposed bonus cap is becoming real. There's a crucial 'trialogue' meeting between representatives of the…

Wall Street Beats London’s City in Pay for Middle Office Workers

Wall Street Beats London’s City in Pay for Middle Office Workers

Middle office professionals should move to Wall Street if they’re chasing money, but stick to the City of London if they want more career opportunities. Pay for senior…

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