Six Asian banking jobs that recruiters are struggling to fill

Here’s a selection. http://news.efinancialcareers.com/sg-en/291758/job-seeker-slump-singapore/ If you’re applying for a banking job in Asia via a recruiter, spare a thought for their travails. Banks in Singapore and Hong Kong are increasingly giving ... ( read original story ...)

Why Standard Chartered Shares Tanked Today

Standard Chartered (2888.HK) shares plummeted as much as 7% in Hong Kong trading on Thursday after the banking giant delivered a not-so-impressive set of interim results results. While StanChart’s earnings were a respectable 6% higher than analyst ... ( read original story ...)

Asia Falls after Dow Hits Milestone

The Nikkei 225 fell back 50.78 points, or 0.3%, to 20,029.26 The Hang Seng Index slipped 76.37 points, or 0.3%, to 27,531.01 Standard Chartered shares listed in Hong Kong were in the spotlight after the bank reported earnings after the market close on ... ( read original story ...)

Stocks start lower as tech companies and banks slip

The British central bank left its key rate at a record low and cut its growth ... Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 per cent and the Kospi of South Korea dropped 1.7 per cent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 0.3 per cent. ( read original story ...)