Month: October 2003

Rollauer Named New Citi Head of Compliance

Thomas Rollauer is to join Citigroup as director of global compliance, reporting to Michael Helfer, general counsel and corporate secretary. Rollauer will be responsible for global compliance for all Citigroup member companies. He joins from Deloitte & Touche, where he was the partner responsible for the firm’s bank regulatory consulting practice. Prior to this, Rollauer […]

Thrush Up the Ladder at IdeaGlobal

Paul Thrush has been appointed IdeaGlobal’s chief operating officer, based in London. Reporting to Shandi Modi, chairman and CEO of the research provider, Thrush is responsible for running IdeaGlobal’s business units, as well as being closely involved with its current and future strategic alliances. Thrush has held a number of senior FX positions, culminating as […]

NAB Hires in London & NY

Andrew Brodie has joined National Australia Bank (NAB) as a manager of FX forwards in London, the bank confirms. He reports to Richard Golding, head of money markets, Europe. Brodie joins from Citigroup in London, where he had 15 years’ experience in forward FX and proprietary trading. Meanwhile, Jacqui Steel has joined NAB’s institutional FX […]

SocGen Adds to London Sales

Societe Generale (SG) has boosted its global institutional FX sales team with three hires in London. Keith Mash, Stephen Henderson and Julian Smith will cover European-based institutional clients and are charged with the task of expanding what the bank terms “an important area of focus” for its Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) business. Mash joins […]

Best Takes Bank One Role

Stephen Best, who formerly oversaw major account sales and the client service group at State Street’s Global Link in Boston, has resurfaced at Bank One in Chicago as managing director and head of e-commerce strategy for currency and rates, the bank confirms. He reports to Chapin Bates, Chicago-based head of sales for the currency and […]

Ferguson Joins ANZ

ANZ Investment Bank has appointed Craig Ferguson as senior currency strategist in Melbourne. Reporting to John Reedyk, director, FX and commodities, Ferguson will focus on major traded markets, the bank says, with an emphasis on FX and commodities. He joins from JP Morgan in London where he spent nine years, most recently as head of […]

HSBC Brings in Silber

HSBC confirms that Dan Silber has joined as a senior vice president of sales in New York. Reporting to Paul Plesser, managing director and head of FX sales for HSBC Bank USA, Silber will focus on FX options and derivatives for the bank. Silber was formerly a managing director on the institutional sales desk at […]

Parker FX Index Down in July

The Parker FX Index is reporting its monthly return down 1.88% for July. All 46 programmes in the index reported results, 37% of them positive. The median return was down 1.23% and the performance range for the month between 4.25% and -10.97%. The year-to-date performance for the index is up 4.18% on a reported basis. […]

Money Under Management Hits Record Levels

Money under management in managed futures climbed to $66.5 billion during the second quarter, according to a study carried out by independent researcher The Barclay Group. The amount represents a 15.85% rise between Q1 and Q2, from $57.4 billion to $66.5 billion. The numbers represent a year to date growth of 30.55%, from $50.9 billion […]

Madhavan Joins BGI

Ananth Madhavan joins Barclays Global Investors (BGI) as managing director and global head of trading research, a newly created role. Based in San Francisco, he will report to Minder Cheng, global head of equity and currency trading. Madhavan will lead BGI’s trading research team, which has members in both San Francisco and London, and focuses […]