Hong Kong bankers unhappy despite bigger bonuses

The glut of firms expanding their operations in Hong Kong is driving salaries up, but not enough to keep bankers happy.

Hong Kong bankers unhappy despite bigger bonuses

Bankers in Hong Kong earned 25% bigger bonuses for 2010, but one-in-three say they are dissatisfied with their deal and almost half are planning to leave this year, according to a global bonus survey by eFinancial Careers.

Not counting new arrivals, 56% of finance professionals based in Hong Kong got bigger bonuses in 2010 than in 2009, and just 16% got less. Needless to say, most who earned more were satisfied and most who earned...

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