Who To Follow On Twitter: Financial Services And Banking Edition 2013


In a field that’s always changing and adapting to different economic climates, it’s important to keep on top of industry trends.

If you’re an aspiring banking professional, you need to make sure that you’re set up with the right information channels to be in the know at all times.

One way to do this is by staying active on Twitter − a great resource for quick industry updates. To help you out, here’s a list of some top Twitter users in the banking sector.

These experts regularly tweet interesting and relevant content, so following them can help you keep tabs on the industry.

Adam Posen

Adam Posen specializes in international economics, tweeting an array of articles and thoughts about economics all over the world. Definitely worth a follow if you want information about trends in banks and financial services worldwide.

Jim Flaherty

To stay up to date on the federal budget in Canada and to read up on Canada’s Economic Action Plan, follow @JimFlaherty. Having a good knowledge of the direction of Canada’s economy and why certain things are happening will be helpful in planning your career path. Plus, it never hurts to have a bit of information like this up your sleeve for tough interview questions about national economics and politics.

RBC Student Careers

Following this account is a smart move. They regularly tweet job opportunities in the financial services and banking sector specifically for students and new grads. @RBC4Students could be the boost you need.

Market Watch

Market Watch does just that – watch global markets and bring you information just moments after it happens. If you’re the kind of person that likes to find out first then following @MarketWatch is perfect for you!

Hugo Dixon 

If you’re looking for a blend of finance, political economy and democracy then follow @Hugodixon! He’s the editor at large at Reuters, and has great insight into the finance and banking world.


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About the author

Rosie Hales was an Editorial and Marketing intern at TalentEgg in the summer of 2013. She recently hatched her career in Communications at her alma mater, Queen's University. Follow her on Twitter @rosieehales.