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HSBC hires Goldman vets

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HSBC has hired three executives from Goldman Sachs as it seeks to bolster its equities business in the Asia-Pacific region, people familiar with the matter said.

World's biggest banks face £264bn bill for poor conduct

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Fines, legal bills and the cost of compensating mistreated customers reached £264bn for 20 of the world’s biggest banks over the five years to 2016, according to new research that raises doubts about efforts by the major financial services players to restore trust in the sector.

Ex-Barclays trader in bid for appeal

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A second convicted Libor trader submitted his case to an independent U.K. criminal review body in a bid for an appeal after the panel accepted the case of Tom Hayes, who became the best known banker in the scandal.


Crystal Ball

How to recruit the perfect hire

In these days of psychometric profiling, assessment centres and all the other sophisticated methods now at the disposal of firms to identify what makes a critical hire, there are also several alternative means by which to identify that perfect new recruit.