Banks scrap for talent in Saudi markets push

By David Rothnie
14 Apr 2021

Banks are training their Middle East efforts on Saudi Arabia, where they are hoping to capitalise on growing capital markets activity. The result is a slug-fest for the best banking talent, but firms must learn the lessons of the past, writes David Rothnie.

The reopening of pubs in England may have brought cheer to some quarters of the City of London, but others are dreaming of sunnier climes. “We are getting a lot of calls from bankers in London who would rather spend their time working in Dubai than stuck in ...

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