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Goldman Sachs' job lot

Goldman Sachs' job lot

Goldman Sachs launched an apprenticeship programme in partnership with Queen Mary University of London in late January.

New twist in Barclays saga as Staveley sues for £1bn

New twist in Barclays saga as Staveley sues for £1bn

A long history of dispute over what the Gulf-based adviser should be paid for her role in helping the UK bank raise capital during the financial crisis, first revealed by Euromoney, has been revived – and escalated – by a new claim lodged in the UK High Court.

Portugal problem stumps Isda

Portugal problem stumps Isda

Unable to agree on whether or not a credit event had occurred, Isda has had to turn to outside help to determine what has happened at Novo Banco.

Sideways: Loss, camera, action

Sideways: Loss, camera, action

The film of The Big Short provides a welcome reminder of the glory days of Morgan Stanley’s fixed income franchise, when Howie Hubler managed to lose $9 billion on botched structured credit tranche trades.

What bank employees think of their CEOs

What bank employees think of their CEOs

What are Gupta, McKay and Blankfein doing to get their troops onside where the likes of Stumpf, Moynihan and Gulliver lag behind? And at what point does a poor approval rate from your employees spell danger?

Clydesdale hits IPO snag as new era starts

Clydesdale hits IPO snag as new era starts

British challenger bank Clydesdale is turning out to be a tougher sell than anticipated for CEO David Duffy, potentially casting a shadow over the UK’s other planned challenger bank IPOs.

GCC liquidity: Islamic advantage

GCC liquidity: Islamic advantage

Islamic banks in the GCC may have two advantages over their conventional counterparts at a time of weak liquidity: loyal retail money and the ability to tap two investor markets