Month: July 2000

Q & A With John W. Henry & Company Inc. (JWH)

Company Name: John W. Henry & Company, Inc. (JWH) Address: Westport, CT Boca Raton, FL Contact Name: Verne O. Sedlacek Phone Number: 203.221.0431 Fax Number: 203.221.1489 E-Mail: Product Name: International Foreign Exchange Program G-7 Currency Portfolio Product Assets: As of May 31, 2000: International Foreign Exchange Program: $77mG-7 Total Assets Under Management: As of […]

Bank of America Expands Sales, Research & Trading

Since January, Bank of America (BofA) has been undergoing a build-up of its global FX sales, research and trading groups, reports Chris Mandell, global head of FX sales. One of the reasons for the more aggressive hiring profile, says Mandell, is the relaunch of its e-dealing product, FXO2, which has enabled the bank to shift […]

RBS Makes Further Post-Merger Appointments

The Royal Bank of Scotland has made further appointments to its Financial Markets division. Stephan Harris, RBS’s deputy treasurer in London, has appointed Howard Kurz as head of RBS Financial Markets North America, responsible for trading, sales and other financial markets activities in the region. Reporting to him will be Pablo Eizayaga, who will have […]

Deutsche Promotes Senior Managers

Deutsche Bank has promoted a number of senior managers within its Global Markets and Global Equities teams following the appointments of Edson Mitchell and Michael Philipp, previously the respective heads of Global Markets and Global Equities, to the group’s Board of Managing Directors. Under the new structure, both the Global Markets and Global Equities units […]

CAI Expands Global Forex & Treasury

Credit Agricole Indosuez (CAI) has made a number of hires in recent weeks, as well as promoted several senior managers to take the business forward, reports Bassem Snaije, co-head of Global Forex & Treasury (GFT). Snaije, who splits his time between London and Paris, jointly heads the GFT business with Paris-based Thomas Gadenne. Both Snaije […]

The Path to Profit The CME Sets Out on the Road to Demutualisation

Following last month’s overwhelming approval by members to demutualise the 102-year-old Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the exchange is now preparing for its new for-profit approach, which will streamline governance and convert its memberships into shares with trading rights in CME products and pure equity in the exchange.  A week after the 6 June vote, which […]

Deutsche Bank Selects Web Site Personalisation Software

Heyde, the international systems integration group, has made its Web site personalisation software, pWeb, available through its UK and French offices. The company is currently implementing this technology for Deutsche Bank’s Private Banking arm. pWeb is a technology middleware platform into which best-of-breed Web site personalisation software components can be “plugged”. This allows companies not […]

4Cast Launches Emerging Markets Service

4Cast has launched Emerging Markets Now (EMN), its latest offering of online and daily morning briefing products. The service covers currency and fixed income markets in Central Europe, Russia, Turkey and South Africa, and will be followed by similar products for Latin America and Asia later in the year. “We aim to combine flows, technical […]

CBOT & CME Hail US Senator’s Bill on CEA

The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) issued the following statement in response to the introduction last month of Senator Richard Lugar’s bill, S. 2697, amending the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA): “The bill introduced by Senator Lugar and co-sponsored by Senators Phil Gramm and Peter Fitzgerald moves us significantly closer to […]

E-Commerce Consultancy Formed Between Univits & Ecco

Sweden’s Univits International has merged with the UK’s Ecco Holdings plc to form ITS Ecco, which will provide consultancy and product development services for exchange trading software and electronic communication networks (ECNs). ITS Ecco will be headquartered in Stockholm, with its main management office in London and additional offices in Chicago and New York. The […]