Month: June 2000

Profit & Loss Buyers Guide to E-Services

Finding your way through the maze of bank offered e-services can be a daunting task. Who’s offering flow and volatility data? Which of my domestic banks are offering automated spot trading? What post-trade services are being offered? What about security? These are some of the questions the buy-side wants answered ‘ without having to first […]

Q & A With FX Concepts Inc.

Company Name: FX Concepts, Inc. Address: New York City Contact Name: Philip Simotas – Senior Vice President Phone Number: 212-554-6832 Fax Number: 212-554-6905 E-Mail: psimotas@fx-concepts.com Product Name: Developed Markets Currency Program (DMC) Emerging Markets Currency Investment Program (EMC) Product Assets: DMC = $781 Million (a/o 5/1/00) EMC = $7.14 Million (a/o 5/1/00) Total Assets Under […]

Iceland Emerges as the Newest Nordic Player

Following four years of sustained economic growth and a consequent increase in trading, Iceland has succeeded in boosting its profile on the international scene, recently becoming the 60th country voted in as a member of ACI – The Financial Markets Association. ACI Iceland president Ólafur Ásgeirsson, who is also general manager of treasury at Islandsbanki, […]

RBS Names Senior Managers In RBS/NatWest Merger

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has announced a number of senior level appointments in the merger with NatWest. The appointments were made by Brian Crowe, who was previously named group treasurer and managing director, Financial Markets, for the RBS Treasury and Capital Markets group, Greenwich NatWest in London and NatWest Global Financial Markets. Stephan Harris, […]

CSFB Names Puffenberger & Elvidge to Oversee Global FX

Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) has appointed co-heads of global FX, Craig Puffenberger and Rusty Elvidge, to oversee the product line as part of a wider reorganisation of the bank’s business lines. The promotions follow the appointment of former global FX manager Philip Vasan as head of the bank’s new e-commerce initiative, CSFBNext. In April, […]

Top 10 Widen the Gap with 66% Marketshare for 1999

After tallying the results of the 1999 FX trading revenues reported by 35 of the top international FX trading banks, Profit & Loss has found a widening gap between the top 10 banks and the rest of the pack (Web readers please refer to hard copy print for full results). Estimated marketshare among the top […]

Forum 2000 Set For July in Chicago

Forum 2000, the forum for managed futures and hedge funds, will take place 11-13 July in Chicago. The preliminary schedule includes a look at how the managed futures industry is evolving to meet the changing environment, as well as the institutionalisation of hedge funds, among other planned topics. There will be a Forum 2000 “Star […]

City Recruitment Agency In WAP Deal with Nokia

Antal International became the first City recruitment agency to provide its job search service over mobile phones using WAP technology. Antal will provide a free job seeking facility to cellular phone users through a special service, www.antal.com/wap, viewable on WAP enabled phones. Information is available on jobs offered in mid to upper level management positions […]

WMBA Plans Diploma Awards Ceremony for 5 July

The Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association (WMBA) will hold its annual Awards Ceremony for some 50 broking staff who will have successfully completed with WMBA Diploma or Certificate courses. The awards will be handed out by Dr Brian Harwood, Registrar of Birkbeck College on 5 July at the Brewers Hall in London.

Ericsson Treasury Services Takes New Pricing Package

The treasury services arm of Swedish telecommunications firm Ericsson has purchased the DART+ Pricing package for its front office and risk management areas. Ericsson Treasury Services is responsible for hedging and managing all commercial currency flows and funding activities for the telecoms company, as well as for managing the group’s corporate risk in interest rate […]