Sector: banking

The hottest finance jobs outside of the front office

The hottest finance jobs outside of the front office

The number of finance jobs in London during July is the highest for over 12 months. Here's where financial services firms are hiring.

Wall Street banks, consulting firms quietly gaining in popularity amongst undergrads

Wall Street banks, consulting firms quietly gaining in popularity amongst undergrads

The financial crisis and the regulatory nightmare that followed did some serious damage to the reputation of financial services firms, particularly in the eyes of prospective employees, who…

Daily Dispatches – S Korea’s massive data theft sees widespread suspension of companies, services

Daily Dispatches – S Korea’s massive data theft sees widespread suspension of companies, services

The recent theft of the personal data of 20 million cardholders in South Korea has prompted the government to take drastic action. Asia Insurance Review reports that the country's financial…

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

I’m already a successful businessman, but every year I travel from Italy to London to boost my finance and leadership skills. This is why.

Daily Dispatches – Two Hong Kong firms pay steep fine for insider trading

Daily Dispatches – Two Hong Kong firms pay steep fine for insider trading

Two Hong Kong asset management firms have agreed to pay US$10.9 million to settle charges by the US Securities and Exchange Commission of insider trading ahead of a…

Daily Dispatches – SEC ban to cause audit chaos in China

Daily Dispatches – SEC ban to cause audit chaos in China

Chinese affiliates of the four largest accounting firms were barred for six months from leading audits of US-listed companies after failing to comply with Securities and Exchange Commission…

Daily Dispatches – Singapore fund house Fullerton opens in Japan

Daily Dispatches – Singapore fund house Fullerton opens in Japan

Fund company Fullerton, which is owned by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund Temasek, has added a second international branch - in Japan - following the establishment of its office…

Bleak funding outlook could affect Singapore bank bonuses

Bleak funding outlook could affect Singapore bank bonuses

Banks in southeast Asia are facing a raft of challenges that will lead to pressure on funding in 2014, and while this may dampen front office hiring, it…

Daily Dispatches – Employee branding comes to the fore in Singapore’s new recruiting regime

Daily Dispatches – Employee branding comes to the fore in Singapore’s new recruiting regime

The full legal implementation of Singapore's Fair Consideration Framework in 2014 will make employee branding more important for firms looking to attracting the best local talent. According to…

Daily Dispatches – Why being a psychopath is good for a career in finance

Daily Dispatches – Why being a psychopath is good for a career in finance

That is, says the Financial Times, in an article entitled The psychopath's guide to finance careers, unless you want to be a fund manager. The FT reports that…

What the Little India riot in Singapore means for expat banking jobs

What the Little India riot in Singapore means for expat banking jobs

Singapore's reliance on foreign labour - both skilled and unskilled - has come under unwelcome scrutiny again, with concerns expressed that the recent clampdown against migrant workers after…

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