The once-in-a-generation change in the technology platform for processing Australian share trades is either proceeding smoothly towards its 2021 starting date or it is facing a monumental backlash from various market players.
Business confidence is receding in the US from the heights it reached after Donald Trump’s election, as friction with trading partners and a slowing global economy weigh on chief executives’ expectations for hiring, investment and growth.
JPMorgan’s corporate and investment bank will no longer visit college campuses to recruit, asking candidates instead to submit a video interview and play some behavioral-science computer games.
According to the latest survey by consultants EY, financial services groups have triggered contingency plans that will move £1tn of assets, and 7,000 jobs, out of the UK to Europe.
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