Go East, Young Banker

Russia's finance industry is luring ambitious Westerners

Rock music filled the grand hall of the five-star Baltschug Kempinski Hotel as a couple hundred of Moscow's yuppie bankers and their dates partied at a $1,000-per-ticket fashion show one recent Friday night. Seated close to the runway, they ogled leggy models and clapped as the emcee thanked a sponsor with the words: "Let's give a round of applause to S-Way International, whose slogan is `Expensive Travel for Expensive People."'

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