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10 key concepts to understand in investment banking
With lots to learn about investment banking, we provide some of the key building blocks needed to gain a better understanding of this complex industry
10 myths about investment banking - and why they're not true
A Morgan Stanley banker on what it's really like working in the investment banking world
Beyond the desk
Sandip Dhillon has recently contributed to 'How the world really works: investment banking,' a children's guide to banking
Can I work in investment banking with a humanities or languages degree?
We speak to a Senior Managing Director at Morgan Stanley about the skills you could bring to the table, as well as four recent joiners with these degrees
Derivatives - the basics
Head of Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets Quant at Morgan Stanley, explains derivatives
Everything you need to know about social business
Insights from The Gateway
Food prices, insurance and student loans: how the City affects your everyday life
You probably don’t realise it, but deals made in the City already affect everyday life – we explain how
From Arabic and Persian to Investment Banking
We speak to Chris to find out how his degree in Arabic and Persian led him to a role in Global Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley
From studying geography to working at an investment bank
We speak to Chris to find out how his degree degree in geography led him to a role in Operations at Morgan Stanley
How I went from studying History to working at an Investment Bank
We speak to Victoria to find out how her degree degree in history led her to a role in Equity Research at Morgan Stanley
How does an investment bank work?
Want to understand the nuts and bolts of the investment banking business? Here we tell you what you need to know
How my degree in European Studies, Spanish and French led me to the trading floor
We speak to Heather to find out how her degree degree in European Studies, Spanish and French led her to a role in Sales & Trading at Morgan Stanley
Inside the doors of an investment bank
A walk-through of the key revenue-generating areas of a 21st century investment bank
Introducing a career in investment banking
If you’re just starting to research what investment banks do and consider a career at one, this is the perfect place to start.
Investment banking for non-finance students
Why Morgan Stanley needs a range of graduates, how skills from a non-finance degree are valuable here, and how to boost your finance knowledge
Investment banking jargon buster
A handy guide to some of the most common terms you'll encounter as an investment banking graduate or intern
Investment banking: open for business
A senior and a junior employee at RBC Capital Markets tell Hannah Langworth how investment banking is now more inclusive than ever and what it feels like to be a new joiner in the sector
Investment banking: open to you
Is a degree in humanities worth less than a science degree?
Faith Clarke looks at the pros and cons of each and evaluates the impact of your degree choice on your future career
No background in finance? No problem
You don't need a finance degree to enjoy a challenging and rewarding career at a bank. Lucy Mair meets four graduates from non-finance backgrounds at Goldman Sachs and finds out how they're doing
Quiz: do you really want to be a banker?
Are you sure investment banking is the right path in finance for you? Try our quiz to find out more about your options
The Gateway Guide to Investment Banking
Applying for an internship or a graduate job? Our guide to Investment Banking is an essential read
The best films, books and TV shows about banking
Here are our recommendations
The three best things, and the three worst things, about working in investment banking
Weighing up the money, the demands, and the people
UBS: how can I have a career in banking as a female graduate?
UBS recently worked with female leadership experts at Shine For Women to launch ‘UBS Getting Ready’, a career coaching workshop for first year female students
UIBS 2013: an M&A and trading competition for students
Introducing this national competition run by and for undergraduates in conjunction with Morgan Stanley
Video - How to get into investment banking
Morgan Stanley bankers tell us about the industry, why internships are so important, and what graduate recruiters are looking for
What careers are available in the finance industry?
Finance is a fantastic and highly varied graduate career option. Here, we introduce some of the opportunities in this high-profile sector
What clients think about their bankers
We look at how investment banks make money through buy-side clients – and how graduates play a key part in this.
What you need to know
Alex Buchanan, whose City bible The Game was serialised in The Gateway last year, is back working in the Square Mile once again. We decided it was time for a catch-up
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