Leading hedge fund’s results suggest its employees are mainly working to further enrich its star trader

Leading hedge fund’s results suggest its employees are mainly working to further enrich its star trader

It's often a problem at boutiques and smaller firms of any kind: a few big beasts at the top of food chain wield disproportionate power and there's a…

Barclays’ equities redundancies are mostly in Continental Europe, but Credit Suisse is said to be readying some big equities cuts too. Here’s who’s hiring

Barclays’ equities redundancies are mostly in Continental Europe, but Credit Suisse is said to be readying some big equities cuts too. Here’s who’s hiring

Last week ended on a bad note for equities sales and trading professionals: it emerged on Friday that UBS and Barclays were both making equities redundancies.  This week…

What Greg Smith really says about working at Goldman Sachs: all you need to know without reading the book yourself

What Greg Smith really says about working at Goldman Sachs: all you need to know without reading the book yourself

Today is the day that Greg Smith’s $1.5m opus, ‘Why I left Goldman Sachs,’ finally hits the shelves. At 252 pages it’s not exactly a door-stopper, but there’s…

Standard Chartered is hiring investment bankers in Africa. This is what its African CEO told us about its plans

Standard Chartered is hiring investment bankers in Africa. This is what its African CEO told us about its plans

Standard Chartered is betting on Africa in a big way. The emerging markets specialist has announced that it will invest over $100m over the next three years on…

Greg Coffey: is hedge fund management incompatible with fatherhood, ageing?

Greg Coffey: is hedge fund management incompatible with fatherhood, ageing?

Maybe it was the third child that did it? Maybe it was the fourth to come? In 2011, Bloomberg reported that Greg Coffey had two children.  Now he’s…

For all his revelations about omelette fights and Blankfein lurking naked, was Greg Smith just sexist and deluded about his self-worth?

For all his revelations about omelette fights and Blankfein lurking naked, was Greg Smith just sexist and deluded about his self-worth?

Photocopied versions of Greg Smith's book are covertly circulating in Manhattan. Among other things, they reportedly include the revelation that Goldman bankers go crazy for omelettes and will knock&helli

Study blames recruiters for keeping women out of top jobs, says they put favourites on shortlists

Study blames recruiters for keeping women out of top jobs, says they put favourites on shortlists

Are you, a) a highly paid, highly-powered woman who’s struggling to even get an interview for a lucrative role? Or, b) someone of either sex who doesn’t know…

Why Russia really needs more competition in its banking sector

Why Russia really needs more competition in its banking sector

While there appear to be plenty of opportunities in Russia for investment bankers, the retail and commercial banking marketplace is shrinking at an alarming rate, reducing competition and…

The head of Deloitte’s UK corporate finance business tells us who he wants to hire now

The head of Deloitte’s UK corporate finance business tells us who he wants to hire now

It emerges today that Deloitte has made two new corporate finance hires. It's recruited Anurag Verma from PWC's corporate finance business, and it's acquired Duncan Chandler from Rothschild. Both…

Goldman Sachs is emerging as a nice, steady, place to work. These are the barriers to big hiring

Goldman Sachs is emerging as a nice, steady, place to work. These are the barriers to big hiring

Yesterday was Goldman Sachs 3Q results day. Needless to say, this was eclipsed by the unexpected news that Vikram Pandit had resigned as CEO of Citigroup. Now that the Citi…

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