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  • Don’t ask me, I’m just a junior

    It is not always easy for bankers to keep up with the minutiae of their latest bonds. But one would hope they might at least know the size of these deals. Unfortunately, that is not always the case in China’s debt market.

    • 25 Jan 2018
  • Mum's the word when bragging about bonuses

    It’s bonus season again and what has until recently been a time of either great triumph or great sorrow has turned out quite well in Hong Kong.

    • 18 Jan 2018
  • Pretending to understand your boss

    The new boss calls his team into a meeting room and delivers the speech he has spent his life preparing for. It is a moment of rhetorical genius, a rallying cry, a tour de force. Unfortunately, no one understands a word.

    • 11 Jan 2018
  • Resolutions made, resolve still lacking

    At some point on Christmas Day, after I had polished off several plates of turkey with all the trimmings, six mince pies and half a Christmas pudding, I began to wonder whether or not I was living a healthy lifestyle. I decided that, yes, I probably was.

    • 04 Jan 2018