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What is an Investment Bank?

In this video I talk about what exactly an investment bank is and how it serves its broad range of clients through providing a variety of services. Hopefully it’ll demystify the world of investment banking for you and allow you to be more confident when applying to spring weeks, internships, graduate schemes and other career opportunities at investment banks.

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00:56 Retail banks
01:18 Investment banks
01:55 Global investment banks
03:35 Front office vs back office
03:50 Advisory
06:17 Asset management
07:02 Private wealth management
07:28 Research
07:53 Market-making
08:45 Chinese walls
10:34 My University Tour 2019/20

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Financial markets and the roles within easily explained:
When Genius Failed:
The Intelligent Investor:
The Big Short:
Barbarians at the Gate:
The Wolf of Wall Street:
Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World:

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What is an investment bank?

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