# Monthly op risk losses: Aequitas faces $192m loan settlement ## Breakdown of top five loss events, plus ECB’s Ireland fine and mortgage losses in Spain. Data by ORX News Publicly reported operational risk losses in August 2017 totalled$983 million – slightly higher than July, but still relatively low compared with other months of the year, as well as the same period a year ago, according to ORX News, provider of publicly reported loss information.

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###### Quant grad conveyor belt stalls as banks retrench

Jobs market is long quant graduates, short vacancies – but hiring freeze shows signs of thawing