Global Roundup: Salaries are on the Rise for VPs
Soon all VPs will be paid like they're at Goldman Sachs
Neglected in 2009, VPs have - according to headhunters - been stroked gently in 2010. This pleasant treatment allegedly comes at the expense of MDs. [UK]
So just how bad was your bonus? (Hint: a 20% fall isn't actually that awful)
New regulations and lower profits have adversely impacted bonuses for Asian investment bankers, despite higher revenues in ex-Japan Asia. [Singapore]
Candidate to bank: Give me the world
Bank to candidate: Only if you give me China
Asian M&A deals are set to increase yet again this year, resulting in healthy rewards for candidates who speak Mandarin and have a healthy rolodex.
South Africa's hedge funds in optimistic mood
Now that regulations such as the Pension Funds Act have taken shape, South Africa's alternative investment landscape is poised for growth.
Bahrain's actions will have many bankers fleeing to Qatar and Dubai
Recent protests and violence in the streets of Bahrain have caused financial professionals there to re-think their plans. [Middle East]