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People walk on the sidewalk of Bay Street past the Toronto Stock Exchange building in Toronto on July 30, 2013.
People walk on the sidewalk of Bay Street past the Toronto Stock Exchange building in Toronto on July 30, 2013.
(Gloria Nieto/The Globe and Mail)

Where have all the finance jobs gone?

While the rest of the economy has been adding jobs steadily since the financial crisis, the financial industry has had trouble topping the peak employment levels reached five years ago.

From August, 2003, to August, 2008, when the financial crisis was reaching its peak, growth in financial jobs outpaced the rest of the economy vastly.