Month: May 2001

Jagot Steps Down from Global FX Post at UBS Warburg

Simon Jagot, managing director and global head of FX at UBS Warburg in London,is stepping out of the role on 30 June. Jagot says he is returning to Australia for personal family reasons. He will continue to work for UBS in Sydney. Although his role has yet to be determined, Jagot says it will not […]

RBC Dominion Securities Takes Algo’s Sentry Collateral Solution

RBC Dominion Securities has become the latest client to sign up for Algorithmics’ Sentry system for managing the collateral associated with derivatives trading. “We needed a collateral management solution that was ready to install to replace spreadsheet-based monitoring,” says Mike Swan, project manager at RBC DS. The Sentry installation will also reduce the operational risks […]

Any Cricketers Out There?

The 12th six-a-side tournament for the Paul Perry Lewis Memorial Trophy will take place at the Bank of England’s Sports Club at Roehampton on 6 June, between eight teams competing in two groups of four. Play commences at 10:30 am with the final to be held between the group winners at 5:45 pm. The entry […]

Oanda Unveils Java-Based FX Trading System you access one neutral and liquid

Oanda, the technology arm of the Olsen Group, has launched a new system dubbed FXTrade, designed for retail online currency trading. The Java-based application operates in real time and is “convenient for everyone from the novice FX investor to corporate treasuries and hedge fund managers”, says a spokesperson for the vendor. The trading platform is […]

CME and Blackbird Team Up for Screen-Based Derivatives Trading

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Blackbird Holdings have announced a new electronic trading initiative that will offer screen-based trading of both OTC and exchange-traded derivatives. Charlotte, North Carolina-based Blackbird offers an interdealer derivatives trading system currently used by some 40 financial institutions in North America and a further 35 in Europe. Under the terms […]

FXall Signs Technology Agreement with IFS

FXall, the bank-owned online currency trading service due to launch next month, has signed a joint technology agreement with Dublin-based IFS, developer of the MarginMan collateralised FX system. “IFS is one of the leading providers of e-trading solutions for the FX market and is therefore an ideal technology partner for FXall,” comments Phil Weisberg, chief […]

AIMA Forms Australian Chapter

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has set up an Australian chapter comprised of 23 founding member companies. The new chapter is chaired by Damien Hatfield of Colonial First State Investments, aided by Kim Ivey of Vertex Capital Management in the role of deputy chairman. “With the interest being shown by local pension funds and […]

Tullett & Tokyo Liberty in Two Systems Installations

Tullett & Tokyo Liberty (TTL) has become the first company in the UK to implement the latest version of CSK Software’s Slingshot software, which enables Internet data streaming. The system will be used to push Tullett’s spot FX prices over the Internet to its website, allowing customers flexible access. TTL is currently developing sterling money […]

UBS Adds to London Team

Roger Kay has joined UBS Warburg in London as head of FX institutional sales. He joins from Credit Suisse First Boston where he was in a similar role. At UBS, he reports to Rob Garwood, head of FX sales.Additionally, Sally Francis joins the sales team, focusing on Scandi clients. She reports to Julian Wantling, co-head […]