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Why UK prime minister candidate Sajid Javid chose a career in banking

Natasha Frost
Why UK prime minister candidate Sajid Javid chose a career in banking

Sajid Javid is one of the five remaining candidates for the UK’s next prime minister. Britain’s first ethnic minority home secretary, Javid came to politics in 2010 after a glittering 20-year career in banking, which saw him working in Singapore and New York; becoming a VP at Chase Manhattan at the age of 25; and running Deutsche Bank’s global credit arm in Asia.