Wall Street firms have been cutting hours - and boosting salaries - for junior bankers as they seek to prevent defections to rivals such as private-equity funds. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Morgan Stanley is understood to be raising base salaries for junior bankers by about 25 per cent as part of an effort to improve working conditions an(...)

The North’s Enterprise Trade and Investment minister Arlene Foster said the company’s rationale for selecting Belfast as an investment location was based not only on the availability of skilled support engineers but also the high-speed telecommunications links between Northern Ireland, North America and Europe. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

  Options, a private financial cloud provider for the global capital markets industry, is to open a new office in Belfast which is expecte(...)