Month: June 2002

Parker Indices Remain Mixed in March

The Parker FX Index fell for the third consecutive month in March, and for the sixth month in the last seven. The Emerging FX Index however, continued its recent good performance, rising for a sixth consecutive month. The FX Index reported a 2.14% drop in March, leaving it down 3.66% year-to-date. All 44 programmes in […]

Schartner Switches from Lehman to Morgan Stanley

Patrick Schartner has joined Morgan Stanley from Lehman Brothers, the bank confirms. Based in London, he is responsible for FX sales in the Netherlands and Swiss markets. Schartner reports to Paul Blain, head of FX sales for Europe, also based in London.

Clarke Joins C-View

Mark Clarke has become a trading partner with fund management company C-View, following his departure from Crédit Agricole Indosuez (CAI). His role will be to enhance C-View’s trading performance and to differentiate it by capturing non-correlated intra-day and short term market movements. Clarke began his trading career in 1986 at Bank of America, specialising in […]

Murciano Moves to ABN Amro from AIG

Eric Murciano has joined ABN Amro’s global institutional FX sales team. He will be responsible for FX and FX options sales to clients at French financial institutions and will report to Mark Sweeting, head of UK institutional FX sales. He joins from a similar role at AIG in Paris. “ABN Amro is committed to servicing […]

Baune Exits Goldman Sachs

Patrick Baune, managing director of European FX sales, has left Goldman Sachs, the bank confirms. He reported to Zar Amrolia and Jeff Grant, co-heads of FX for Europe.

Deutsche Bank Makes Goldie Co-Head of European Sales

James Goldie has joined Deutsche Bank as managing director, co-head of European sales (excluding Germany) for its institutional client group within global markets. Based in London, Goldie will lead the European sales team alongside Antonio Linares, and report to Colin Grassie, joint global head of the institutional client group. He joins from ABN Amro, where […]

ACI Condemns WSJ Article of FX Trading

ACI – The Financial Markets Association has strongly condemned the implications made in the Wall Street Journal article by John Wilke on May 15, 2002, dealing with a possible US Justice Department inquiry into FXall. In particular, the association strongly objected to the use of the phrase “a Wild West of global capitalism” which, it […]

Ubitrade Unveils New Module

Trading solution provider Ubitrade has released its futures and options Margin Engine as part of its component-based strategy. The new module calculates margin calls for listed derivatives. The company says the release is in response to the need for a back office system enabling cross-margining in a central-counterparty context. Using the component-based approach, the development […]

MFA Issues Preliminary Schedule of Events for Forum 2002

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) has released its preliminary event schedule for its Forum 2002: Best Practices for Hedge Fund and Futures Professionals, due to be held in Chicago from July 9-11. There will be three days of general and concurrent sessions, keynote addresses and the MFA annual meeting, as well as a full social […]

Nostradamus Upgrades Prediction Service

London-based Nostradamus Systems, a provider of neural network FX predictions, has launched a new version of its intraday prediction service on Reuters 3000Xtra. The Kobra sheet takes existing Reuters IDN information and displays it in a new user-friendly graphical format, and then adds the Nostradamus Compass dial from the company’s Internet service. Tim Finch, managing […]