Articles by: Lucas
FX TRADER

Shareholder Activism: Why Should Investors Care ?
by / on 19/03/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Shareholder Activism: Why Should Investors Care ?

ABSTRACT Institutional investors have large and diversified portfolios with substantial company ownership and strong incentives to monitor and influence the firm’s business. Active ownership is becoming a key component of their investment process. We describe the various channels though which shareholders can challenge corporate decision making, including the ones most favored by institutional investors: voting at general meetings and behind […]

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Data Scientist – is this the career for you?
by / on 15/03/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

Data Scientist – is this the career for you?

Data Scientist is the hottest new technology job, and Wall Street has taken notice. As finance firms adapt technology-based solutions, more and more investment decisions are driven by data. So what is this data, and how are firms finding it? Enter the Data Scientist. Data scientists are more than just analysts. They clean and organize big data, then analyze it to discover patterns […]

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Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in the New Energy Era
by / on 08/03/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

Infrastructure Investment Opportunities in the New Energy Era

Today’s global energy system (which spans a broad range of sectors including electricity, transportation and heating) is aging and is in need of refurbishment. Nearly 80% of the world’s energy still comes from burning fossil fuels (primarily oil, coal and natural gas). These fuels have built our civilisation, created wealth and enriched the lives of millions. But they also have […]

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Investor relations jobs – is this the career for you?
by / on 02/03/2018 at 10:00 / in The Review

Investor relations jobs – is this the career for you?

Are you tired of the numbers rush brought on by finance careers like wealth management jobs, hedge fund positions, and accounting jobs? Those positions often require extremely long hours and can only offer low job stability – they’re not exactly conducive to a relaxed lifestyle. However, there are jobs that allow individuals to work in the finance industry without having […]

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3 Major Trends That Will Shape The Future Of FinTech
by / on 21/02/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

3 Major Trends That Will Shape The Future Of FinTech

For the last decade or so, FinTech companies have grown, disrupted, and moved at an exponential rate. This has forced traditional incumbent firms to adjust, rethink their business models and do what they can to embrace digital innovations. But now, the FinTech market, born as a disruptor, is beginning to mature and enter into a period of rapid change. Firms […]

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Six Steps to Communicating Strategic Priorities Effectively
by / on 12/02/2018 at 11:00 / in MIT Sloan Management Review

Six Steps to Communicating Strategic Priorities Effectively

Leaders can signal their commitment to a strategy by clearly communicating their strategic priorities to external stakeholders. To drive execution, leaders often translate strategy into a handful of strategic priorities designed to increase alignment throughout the organization. When it comes to communicating their objectives, most executives focus inward, on getting their message out to managers and employees through town hall […]

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Rokos Capital Management hired a top technologist from Barclays
by / on 03/01/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

Rokos Capital Management hired a top technologist from Barclays

Former Brevan Howard star trader Chris Rokos’ $6.8 billion hedge fund has roped in yet another senior executive from Barclays, continuing its hiring spree in London as it expands its UK operations. Dan Azzopardi, a former director at Barclays Capital, joined Rokos Capital Management as the chief technology officer (CTO) in December. Azzopardi comes with 17 years of experience. Alongside […]

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The big question for Goldman Sachs: did it over-fire?
by / on 20/12/2017 at 00:15 / in The Review

The big question for Goldman Sachs: did it over-fire?

Goldman Sachs has had a bad run. In the first nine months of the year, its fixed income sales and trading revenues fell 23%, more than at any other investment bank. There are moves afoot to remedy this, but former Goldmanites can be forgiven a twinge of schadenfreude. Between 2012 and the second quarter of 2017, Goldman cut fixed income headcount […]

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Goldman Sachs analysts jumping to the buy-side just before Christmas
by / on 13/12/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

Goldman Sachs analysts jumping to the buy-side just before Christmas

Private equity firms don’t follow the same recruitment schedules as investment banks, and as 2017 draws to a close, Goldman Sachs analysts have been making the jump. Summit Partners, the Boston Massachusetts-based fund focused on technology, healthcare and “growth products”, has raided Goldman’s junior ranks for the third time this year. Niclas Dæhli Priess, who has spent the past year […]

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Comment les banques vont devoir s’adapter à l’évolution des marchés de capitaux
by / on 29/11/2017 at 14:00 / in Économie

Comment les banques vont devoir s’adapter à l’évolution des marchés de capitaux

Fort de plus de 30 ans d’expérience dans le domaine de la trésorerie et des marchés financiers, la société de progiciels financiers Finastra a examiné la transformation des marchés de capitaux à travers une étude menée conjointement avec Celent, société conseil spécialisée dans l’IT Finance. Intitulée La grande transformation des marchés financiers – Révolution vers l’évolution, l’étude intègre les conclusions suite aux […]

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