Sector: Investment

Daily Dispatches – Fitch warns that 2014 will be tough for banks in emerging Asia

Daily Dispatches – Fitch warns that 2014 will be tough for banks in emerging Asia

Banks in emerging Asia will need to brace themselves for a challenging year ahead, says ratings agency Fitch in its 2014 Outlook: Asia-Pacific Banks review. Fitch says that nearly…

This hotbed for talent is looking to lure investment bankers home

This hotbed for talent is looking to lure investment bankers home

Lebanon and Goldman Sachs don’t exactly go hand-in-hand. Nor does the country and the likes of Bank of America, HSBC, Morgan Stanley or UBS, and yet, relative to…

Deloitte Australia hiring on the back of surge in M&A activity

Deloitte Australia hiring on the back of surge in M&A activity

Deloitte's Australian operation is optimistic about an uptick in M&A activity in the country and is expanding to reflect this. We spoke to James Riddell, partner and national leader…

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“Working flexibly won’t hinder your career at ANZ in Asia,” say senior staff

“At ANZ, working flexibly won’t hinder your career and you won’t be seen as lacking ambition.”

What it takes to become one of the world’s richest hedge fund managers

What it takes to become one of the world’s richest hedge fund managers

There’s long been no doubt that star hedge fund managers are richer than God. The top two dozen make more money than the 500 CEOs helming the behemoths…

Daily Dispatches –  China growth by a thousand perks

Daily Dispatches – China growth by a thousand perks

The Financial Times reports that on Wednesday China has unveiled measures to boost its sluggish economic growth, which slowing more than expected. The last raft of measures reported by the…

Daily Dispatches – book for Bangladesh

Daily Dispatches – book for Bangladesh

It is a small market but growing fast, thanks to less than five million of its 150 million strong having access to insurance. And the only thing that…

Seven ways a bad photo can stop you getting a job

Seven ways a bad photo can stop you getting a job

In countries like the U.S. and U.K., the need for a CV photograph is less common than in places like Germany or the Middle East. But according to…

Odd and outlandish things hedge fund managers say

Odd and outlandish things hedge fund managers say

As much as major hedge funds are a secret society and tight lips are a requirement for staying in the game, there are those manic moments when managers…

Daily Dispatches – change now China, says IMF

Daily Dispatches – change now China, says IMF

The Financial Times reports that the International Monetary Fund has warned that time is running short for China to implement critical economic reforms as the government, banks and…

Hedge Funds — All Investment Funds — Will Be Hiring More in 2014

Hedge Funds — All Investment Funds — Will Be Hiring More in 2014

Regulatory wrangling and legislative lags aren’t hampering investment management executives who say they plan to hire even more people next year, thanks to rising revenues and growth prospects…

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