Month: September 2005

BNPP Adds to Sales

BNP Paribas hired Farielle Boufaden for its FX hedge fund sales desk within fixed income’s institutional client group (ICG). London-based, Boufaden started last week and reports to Francois Boisson, head of FX sales in ICG. Boufaden joins from HSBC, where she spent two years in derivatives sales to the hedge fund community. BNPP says it […]

Deutsche Makes Senior Hire

Deutsche Bank has appointed Wolfgang Hammes as managing director and head of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for Germany, Austria and Switzerland in global banking. He will report into Jorge Calderon, head of FIG. Hammes’ main responsibilities will be the banking coverage effort in German speaking countries, working closely with Ralf Buschmann, head of FIG […]

Korean FX Trading Surges

South Korea’s foreign exchange trading activity rose to an average daily record high of US$21.85 billion in the first half of 2005, up 15.9% on the same period a year ago, according to Bank of Korea data cited by Yonhap News Agency. The rise in FX business was partly due to increased trade related deals […]

RBS Appoints Capleton

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Financial Markets has hired Mark Capleton as head of inflation linked research. Having worked on both the sell and buy sides during his 24-year bond market career, Capleton brings valuable experience with him. He was with Morgan Stanley before joining RBS, most recently as head of European interest rate […]

Myers Confirmed at UBS

UBS can now confirm it has hired Adam Myers (see Squawkbox, August 15) as senior G10 currency strategist for the European time zone. London-based, he reports into Mansoor Mohiuddin, chief currency strategist. Prior to UBS, Myers was a senior currency strategist at Societe Generale in London, where he reported to Philippe Ithurbide, global head of […]

Regal Goes to JP Morgan

Deborah Regal is joining JP Morgan in London, a spokesperson confirms. She will start in October as a vice president, FX e-commerce sales, and report into Elena Theodorou, head of FX sales e-commerce for EMEA. Prior to JPM, Regal was at Deutsche Bank in a similar role.