Month: October 2000

Deutsche Makes Sales Hires in London & France

Neville Bulgin has joined the institutional investor desk at Deutsche Bank in London. He was most recently with Chase, and prior to that, he was with HSBC. Meanwhile, Eric Popelin has joined the FX sales team in Paris from Barclays Capital, covering French corporate accounts. Stephane Treny heads the French and Benelux sales group.

Dresdner Bolsters Sales Desk in London

Gonzalo Gortazar has joined the FX sales operation of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. He was previously with Deutsche Bank in Madrid. He will split his time between Madrid and London.

RBS Hires Senior Options Trader

Royal Bank of Scotland has hired Rob Hutchinson as senior trader on the euro interest rate options trading and risk management team. He will be responsible for trading and exchange traded euro interest rate options, based in London, and report to Neil Cosburn, head of interest rate options and exotics. Hutchinson was previously located in […]

Ding to Join Merrill Lynch

Luke Ding is reportedly joining Merrill Lynch in London along with two other dealers after he serves out his gardening leave. Ding was recently appointed head of currency and equity derivatives (responsible for global trading, product development and structuring) at Royal Bank of Scotland, following that bank’s merger with NatWest, where Ding previously co-headed global […]

Trott to Retire from Bank of England

James Trott, chief dealer at the Bank of England since 1990, has announced that he will retire from the Bank at the end of March 2001, to coincide with his 50th birthday. Trott has spent the past 31 years at the central bank, the past 22 of which have been in the FX division. Martin […]

Richard Moore Takes Over the Helm of the World’s Largest FX Bank

Being appointed to the top job at the world’s largest FX bank is a daunting task by any measure, but getting the job in the wake of being knocked out of the top slot in the coveted Euromoney rankings for the first time in 20 years means the heat is on. Career Citibanker Richard Moore, […]

Volvo XC: An Estate Car on Steroids

  By Matt Brooke As the days grow shorter and the trees look thinner, there are always the mountains to look forward too. Crisp, long days spent climbing skyward in funiculars for the sole purpose of obeying gravity, and some, on differently sculpted planks of wood. The only problem with our alpine winter playgrounds is […]

ACI’s President Calls for Proactive Follow-Up to The Model Code

In a letter that was sent out recently, ACI’s president Heering Ligthart urged all of ACI’s affiliated national associations to proactively follow up on The Model Code project. The Model Code was officially released at the Paris Forex 2000 Congress in May. Commented Ligthart, in the letter, “The production, publishing and regular updating of such […]

Turkey: Economic Stability at Last?

By John Cairns, IDEAglobal The implementation earlier this year of an IMF backed monetary programme might finally bring some stability to Turkey. Over the past two decades the country has been cursed with rampant inflation that reached well over 100%, and boom-bust cycles in the local economy ‘ factors that have contributed to a relative […]