Investment bankers hunting private equity roles in the Middle East

Investment bankers hunting private equity roles in the Middle East

In the fallout from the financial crisis, private equity firms have had their pick of investment banking talent in their local markets. With job cuts more prevalent, bankers…

Nine ways to remote manage staff in Asia without annoying them

Nine ways to remote manage staff in Asia without annoying them

With Western banks trying to expand in Asia, managers based at headquarters in the US, Europe or Australia may well find themselves in charge of staff in Hong…

Standard Chartered: where bankers earn more than at Morgan Stanley?

Standard Chartered: where bankers earn more than at Morgan Stanley?

Among investment banks, Standard Chartered is not known as a massive payer. Last week's Standard Chartered remuneration report suggested this might not be the case after all. In…

Late Lunchtime Links: Goldman partner says his colleagues all amazingly bright, but out of touch

Late Lunchtime Links: Goldman partner says his colleagues all amazingly bright, but out of touch

People at Goldman Sachs are very intelligent. According to Jim O'Neill, the head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, they are also somewhat out of touch with reality. O'Neill has…

Wall Street directors getting a pass on pay

Wall Street directors getting a pass on pay

Compensation on Wall Street is down across the board, unless of course you’re on the board. High pay for directors at large banks has gone largely unnoticed, mainly…

Twenty finance organisations that have got big(gish) hiring plans now

Twenty finance organisations that have got big(gish) hiring plans now

The Easter holiday is over. The eggs are eaten. The sun has - miraculously - come out in London. And it's time to find a new job. Unfortunately,…

Eight interview questions that could stop you getting a job in Australia

Eight interview questions that could stop you getting a job in Australia

Australia's Big Four banks – Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac – are selectively hiring finance professionals who’ve been cut by…

BofA Adding Bankers, Post-Easter Hiring Predictions

BofA Adding Bankers, Post-Easter Hiring Predictions

Here are the main job opportunities of the last week. Tip: BofA Turning On Hiring Faucet Bank of America will invest in several key franchises, according to Chief…

Morgan Stanley’s Porat Stays Mum on Her Money

Morgan Stanley’s Porat Stays Mum on Her Money

Is the revolving door between Wall Street and Washington closing? That’s one big question after Morgan Stanley Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat withdrew her name as a possible…

IM Addiction Has Traders Itching for Bloomberg

IM Addiction Has Traders Itching for Bloomberg

The trading terminal war between Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, once a tightly contested battle, may be turning into a one-sided affair. Some traders have put their foot down,…

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