Day: 1 March 2001

Bank of America Announces New Head of Global Markets in Brazil

Bank of America has named Ian Dubugras as Global Markets head of Brazil. Dubugras joins the bank from JP Morgan Chase, where he was head of local markets, Brazil. Based in Sao Paulo, Dubugras will have a dual reporting line to Richie Prager, head of emerging markets (based in New York) and Aldo Floris, senior […]

SG Names Management Team For New Debt Finance Division

Société Générale has appointed Jean-Pierre Mustier as global head of its new Debt Finance division, which brings together the bank’s fixed income, treasury and corporate finance functions. Mustier heads a five-strong international management team with responsibility for some 3,200 SG staff globally. The other four senior managers in the Debt Finance division are: Tommy Chua, […]

CSFB Hires Executives From JP Morgan for Senior Roles

Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) has hired Klaus Said, previously of JP Morgan’s LabMorgan e-finance unit, as managing director in its Fixed Income division, responsible for CSFB’s global FX, money markets and precious metals businesses. Said will be based in New York and will report directly to Trevor Price, head of CSFB’s Rates business. At […]

UBS Warburg Issues Currency Certificates On EUR/USD Exchange Rate

UBS Warburg has launched a new structured FX product aimed at enabling private and institutional investors to hedge their securities portfolios against fluctuations in the EUR/USD exchange rate. The bank has issued currency certificates that pay out a sum that varies according to the EUR/USD spot rate on 17 April. The certificates are available in […]

AIG Trading Names Klein as New President

Greenwich, CT-based AIG Trading, a member company of American International Group (AIG), promoted Bradford Klein to president and chief executive officer, says a spokesperson. Prior to his appointment, Klein was senior vice president and head of global commodities trading and business development. Klein has been with AIG Trading since its inception in March 1990. Klein […]

James Trott: Leaves the Bank of England with a Lifetime of Memories

James Trott joined the Bank of England straight from school in September 1969. Having spent a few years learning what life was like in the Bank, via the Accountants Department and the Chief Cashiers Office amongst others, he stumbled upon the FX market in the late 1970s. Thirty-two years later, he is leaving the market […]

Currency Managers Enjoy Upbeat End to 2000

The Parker FX Index once again reversed its previous month’s performance, ending December up 5.22%, the largest monthly return since March 1995. The Parker Emerging FX Index ended on a positive note for the first time since August 2000, achieving 1.45%. All 41 programmes in the FX Index reported December results, with 93% reporting positive […]

Q&A With Compucom Finance Inc

Company Information: Company Name: COMPUCOM FINANCE,INC. (CFI) Address: C/O EMB AG, Zeughausgasse 7a,   P.O. Box 426,   6301 Zug-Switzerland Contact Name: Dr. Jens M. Kothes Phone Number: 0041-41-710-1951 Fax Number: 0041-41-710-8335 E-Mail: Product Name: Managed Account Program Total Assets Under Management: USD 290 Mio (Trading Lines) Firm Inception Date: Date: 6 June 1981 […]

Subaru Impreza WRX Turbo

By Matt Brooke Driving is meant to be this much fun. Nipping, tucking and searing through bends. Screeching to swift halts and then launching you afresh, pedal to the floor, into headier adventures along clear, golden tree-lined roads, that snake and arc their asphalt through rolling mountains. There are few places as riotous, heart stopping […]

Two Banks Take FinancialCAD for FAS 133 Compliance

Zions Bank of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Israel Discount Bank of New York, have taken a new product from Financial CAD Corp, dubbed The Perfect Hedge, an audit support solution for compliance with FAS 133, the new US regulation for accounting and reporting of financial derivatives. Under the new regulations, US financial services firms […]