Month: October 1999

Cognotec Brings Liquidity to a Thirsty Market

Cognotec is moving ahead with plans to create a “Liquidity LinQ”, which will help increase market liquidity between its customers. The company has appointed Steve Jury as its new liquidity management director, based in New York. “With AutoDealing, we have successfully automated the FX dealing process between banks and their clients. The next challenge for […]

Q & A With Millburn Ridgefield Corporation

Company Name: Millburn Ridgefield Corporation Address: 411 W. Putnam Avenue Contact Name: Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 Mark Fitzsimmons Phone Number: (203) 625-7554 Fax Number: (203) 625-8220 E-Mail: Mfitzsimmons@millburncorp.com Product Name: Millburn Currency Fund Product Assets: $93 million Total Assets Under Management: $1,905 million Firm Inception Date: 1971 Number of Employees: 60   Return Information Monthly Performance […]

Toronto Dominion Completes New Trading & Sales Structure

After nearly a year in the works, TD Securities has completed the consolidation of its three global business lines – FX, money markets and funding – under global head Martine Irman. “The purpose of the reorganisation has been to look at integration opportunities between the three businesses with the intent of improving our position with […]

RBC DS Hires Leek As New Sales Head

Bradley Leek joined RBC Dominion Securities in London last month as head of FX sales for Europe and Asia based in London. Leek was previously the global head of sales for the former Bankers Trust. Leek’s hire will add a new dimension to the business, says Richard Pilosof, head of Global Markets for Europe and […]

Thomson Names Moor as Chief FX Analyst for Europe

Mark Moor has been named as the new European director of FX for Thomson Global Markets in London. He succeeds Paul Downs, who has retired from the markets. Moor started Thomson’s FXO currency options product, and says that Thomson will be looking at ways to extend ForexWatch and FXO over the coming months. Downs has […]

DLJ Makes Series Of Hires in NYC

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette has hired Courtney McLaughlin as head of FX sales in New York, a new position. McLaughlin was most recently with Chase Manhattan Bank. He reports to Ken Gettinger, FX manager. Mike Cooney also recently joined DLJ to head interest rates and forwards. He replaces Tony Dedio, who has left. Cooney was […]

RBS Adds to Sales Team in Scotland

Alistair McLean has joined the treasury sales team at Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh. He was most recently with Clydesdale Bank, where he held a similar position. He fills a post recently vacated by Bruce Campbell, who joined BankBoston in London. A spokesperson says the team in Edinburgh complements the treasury based in London, […]

State Street Hires Krinte for Sales Team

Joacham Krinke has joined State Street Bank in London as senior European institutional sales dealer. He was most recently at Rabobank International. He reports to FX sales manager Guy Kirby, who joined State Street last year from Citibank.

Tokyo-Mitsubishi Shuffles Managers in Tokyo

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi has named Akihiko Kagawa as its new FX trading manager in Tokyo. He succeeds Makoto Miyazaki, who is now working in Tokyo-Mitsubishi’s fixed income division as chief manager of the bond investment department of the securities investment division.