Barclays announces UKTI partnership

The two organisations have agreed key priorities and targets across UK trade and investment which they will work together to deliver in seven focus areas.


France's BNP Paribas to overhaul equities trading in Asia

This decision was made to ensure BNP Paribas clients benefit from a cash equities offering that is executed on a scalable best-in-class trading system, without having to invest internally in the infrastructure to build it


The unlamented decline of the hedge-fund manager

For most young financiers, hedge funds was the sector to work in – the founders made tens of millions, while the staff were invariably paid far more than they would be elsewhere.