Month: December 2004

UBS Hires in Emerging Markets

Marcus Kiraly will be joining UBS’s London operation in January, the bank confirms. He will be covering emerging markets, FX spot, and will report to Ritesh Dutta, global head of emerging markets, FX and cash & collateral trading. Kiraly previously worked in Erste Bank Vienna, where he was a senior FX trader.

Refco Expands European Sales

Jan de Smedt has joined Refco Alternative Investments (RAI), as vice president, senior European sales, according to Pierre Maliczak, head of Europe for RAI, the alternative asset management division of Refco Group. De Smedt is based in London and will oversee the distribution of alternative investment products both directly with European institutional investors, and through […]

Organisational Realignment at Danske Bank

With effect from January 1, 2005, the Danske Bank Group is introducing a number of “adjustments”. The purpose, according the bank, is to create the best possible basis for future growth. Danske says it will reduce its international wholesale banking activities. The New York branch will close next year, and the London branch will reduce […]

Deutsche Reveals New Global Research Structure

Deutsche Bank has made a number of senior appointments and revealed the new organisational structure for its Global Markets Research (GMR) group, part of its newly formed Global Markets Division. GMR is headed by David Folkerts-Landau. Folkerts-Landau, a member of Anshu Jain’s Global Markets Executive Committee, joined Deutsche in 1997, having previously headed the Capital […]

Reuters & EBS Set Records

Reuters Treasury Broking Services accomplished a new global trading record on Reuters Dealing 3000 Spot Matching on Tuesday, November 30, when 45,124 trades were conducted representing $86.87 billion in volume. This surpasses a previous record high of 44,291 trades, representing volumes of $84.34 billion earlier this year, on March 3. Record trading volumes were driven […]

NAB Announces Senior Appointments

National Australia Bank’s chief executive officer, John Stewart, has announced a range of executive appointments to accelerate the transformation of the bank and the implementation of its strategic agenda, following the FX option losses earlier this year. The appointments follow the recent announcement that Jeff Lee would head global foreign exchange for the bank, based […]