Month: January 2005

Inaugural FX Surveys Show Dip in Turnover

The New York Foreign Exchange Committee (FXC) and the UK’s Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee (JSC) have released details of their inaugural semi-annual FX volume survey. Conducted in October 2004, the survey will be taken every six months to provide the market with frequent information on the size and structure of the FX markets in […]

Sacked NAB Traders Face Court Date

The four traders at the centre of the National Australia Bank (NAB) FX options losses failed to attend a committal hearing at Melbourne Magistrates Court last week. However, a date of March 22 has been set for a further hearing, at which they are expected to enter pleas. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) […]

SG’S Winn Moves to Singapore

Societe Generale’s London-based head of FX spot trading, Simon Winn, has transferred to Singapore, the bank confirms. However, his new title and responsibilities have not yet been announced, according to a bank spokesperson. He will report to London-based Ajaz Jafri, recently appointed FX head for Asia Pacific and Europe (see Squawkbox, January 17). The spokesperson […]

SEC’s Roye to Address MFA Network

Paul Roye, director of the Division of Investment Management at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), will address delegates at MFA Network, the Managed Funds Association’s (MFA) annual conference. More than 500 hedge fund professionals are expected to attend the February 6-9 conference, which will take place at the Ritz Carlton in Key Biscayne, Florida. […]

Calyon Adds Senior Spot Dealers

Calyon has added senior FX spot dealers in London and New York. Donald Meyers joins as senior FX trader and director, focusing on Euro/Usd. He will be based in New York, and reports to Patrick McInerney, head of FX in New York. Meyers was previously at HSBC, New York, where he held a similar role. […]

StanChart Hires Two for Institutions

Adam Gazzoli and Walter Colebatch will join Standard Chartered’s institutional sales team in London in February, the bank confirms. They will report to Chris Stuart, head of sales, global markets, UK and Europe. Both were previously at Commerzbank, but left following the redundancies there. Colebatch was part of the sales desk, covering financial institutions, while […]

CSFB Parts Company with Fixed Income Chiefs

Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) has seen the departure of two fixed income heads. Jerry Wood, former co-head of fixed income, and Trevor Price, head of fixed income, Europe, have left the bank in London. Wood was co-head of fixed income along with Jim Healy, who has now been appointed sole global head. Healy will […]

Gregson Trades EBS for eSpeed

Fred Gregson has joined eSpeed in New York as a senior relationship manager in its FX group. He joins from EBS Dealing Resources in New York, where he was a global sales account executive.

BNP Paribas Reorganises Fixed Income

BNP Paribas (BNPP) is reorganising the structure and management of its fixed income division by dividing the business along trading and marketing lines. Under the new structure, FrNLG©dNLG©ric Janbon is global head of trading, overseeing all risk taking business across rates, FX and credit. The marketing side is run by co-heads David Brunner, who is […]