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What is Banking?

In Introduction by Gaurav SharmaUpdated On:

What is Banking? Banking is the sale and distribution of financial products to individual customers and corporations. These products can be anything from checking/ saving accounts and credit cards to advising on Mergers & Acquisitions or arranging IPOs. What is a Banker? A banker is a financial services professional who works at a bank and engages in the sale and …

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Best Banking and Finance Books

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Note: This is a list of real-wold finance stories. If you are looking for technical/ reference books, check out this article instead. The world of high finance is murky and treacherous to navigate. Like any other industry with copious amounts of wealth floating around, banking is full of intriguing stories and grand-standing characters. From banking behemoths that control most of …

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Finance Internships – A Complete Guide

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Internships, in my opinion, are the best thing about being a university student. As a student, you are always learning new and fascinating theoretical concepts which you are eager to try out on your own. You hear about all the great things your alumni are doing and can’t wait to start writing your own story. But there’s a catch.  You …

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Careers in Finance

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The financial services sector accounts for about $16 trillion of economic output worldwide and provides employment to hundreds of millions of people. If you are interested in finance, it’s highly likely you will find more than one role that matches your personality, skills and goals. The roles listed below are just a small fraction of the hundreds of career opportunities …

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Is Banking a Good Career Option?

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Banking continues to be one of the most stimulating, competitive and rewarding careers in the corporate world. It offers an unmatched opportunity to learn about other industries and businesses, some of the best options for career growth and unbeatable exit options. Even as some roles have fallen from grace due to the excesses of the past, other opportunities continue to …

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Best Degrees for a Career in Banking & Finance

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The finance industry is clearly dominated by MBAs and business graduates. However, many specialised and high-paying roles in banking are filled by economists, engineers, computer programmers, mathematicians, accountants, lawyers and even marketing wizards. You will even come across doctors or fighter pilots in finance. But just because something is possible, doesn’t mean it’s easy. Oddball moves, while possible, are still …