FT Deutschland has reported that, according to unnamed sources familiar with the matter', WestLB has suffered a one-day trading loss of some $134m after traders speculated on share movements at Volkswagen.
Think of the size of your future BarCap-style bonuses!! (59.1% of staff at Barclays Capital who responded to our 'Bonus Satisfaction' poll said they were at least 'satisfied' with their 2006 bonus. This compared with just 25.9% of ABN AMRO respondents).
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Financial News has run some interesting snippets about Credit Suisse, Deutsche and Merrill this week. Here's a quick round up.
Hard to credit it, but with 1.3 billion of the world's 6.5 billion population living in China, it's still hard to find candidates for jobs in financial services there.
Here's Thomson Financial's Q1 Worldwide M&A league table.
Here's Thomson Financial's Q1 European M&A league table.
Here's Thomson Financial's Q1 M&A league table for the Americas region.
Here's a note of the firms that headed Thomson Financial's M&A league tables around the world in the first quarter.
Here are a couple of first-quarter M&A league table for Asia. Data provided by Thomson Financial.