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Banking Matters at Bloomberg

Saturday, 21 November, 2009

The economic crisis has prompted a surge in applications to courses at all business schools, but what are the job opportunities for students who are on the cusp of starting their careers? To answer this question, Andrew Clare, Professor of Asset Management at Cass Business School, chaired a panel discussion hosted by Bloomberg at their headquarters in the City.

The theme for the event was: What do the green shoots' of economic recovery mean for employment and graduate opportunities in the financial sector?  The panel comprised senior figures from across the banking and finance sector and they answered business, recruitment and career-focused questions submitted by students from Cass Business School, City University, and over 20 other academic institutions.

The panellists were:
 Professor Andrew Clare, Chair, Cass Business School
 Becci McKinley-Rowe, Executive Director, Consolidated Equities Division, Morgan Stanley  Tom Swerling, VP, Investment Banking Equity Capital Markets, Nomura Patrick Jenkins, Banking Editor, Financial Times Bryan Finn, Business Economics Ltd

Zoe Yuan, currently studying on the MSc Investment Management programme, attended the event and commented: I applied to the Bloomberg Analytic and Financial Sales programme earlier on this year so I am naturally interested in meeting potential future colleagues and getting a better understanding of what it's like to work in the City, this was a perfect opportunity.  The panel discussion made the event attractive and certainly encouraged me to attend.

Professor Andrew Clare and the panellists gave great insight into the current economic situation and I also learnt more about the functionality of Bloomberg's terminals through their presentation. The event definitely exceeded my expectations.

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