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Career Guide: Research in investment banking

Equity research divisions of investment banks spend their time producing reports and recommendations for the bank's clients on the buy-side, with the eventual aim of convincing them to utilise their sales and trading functions for investments. For the individual, it's a vocation for creative, intellectually curious graduates who can combine financial acumen with analytical abilities.

Equity Research Career PathsCareer paths in equity research

Jobs in equity research might not be as regimented as other parts of investment banking, but there’s a clear division of responsibilities among the different job titles. As with other