Month: March 2006

Snapshot Sessions at Forex Network London

The 2006 Profit & Loss Forex Network takes place in London this Thursday, March 30, the first of four global conferences that feature speakers from top organisations discussing key developments driving the foreign exchange industry forward. In addition to insightful panel discussions, Profit & Loss is pleased to announce a special series of derivatives "snapshots" […]

Ex BarCap FX Manager Joins TT International

Roddy Boulton, former European head of e-commerce and manager of the institutional FX sales desk at Barclays Capital in London, has joined fund manager TT International, a spokesperson confirms. Boulton will be joining TT International in May to work as a specialist in the hedge fund sales group. He joined Barclays in 2002 from Currenex, […]

Former IFX Chief Dealer Joins DynexCorp

DynexCorp, an independent currency portfolio manager, has hired Jeffrey Halley as chief operating officer, based in Geneva. Halley brings nearly 20 years of experience in foreign exchange dealing. Prior to DynexCorp, Halley served as manager, spot FX, at Saxo Bank in Copenhagen, where he was responsible for Asia-Pacific high-volume liquidity. He has also worked at […]

ANZ Investment Bank Appoints Head of Institutional Sales

ANZ Investment Bank has appointed Shayne Collins as head of institutional sales within its markets division. He replaces Geoff Clear, who will be taking a senior role in ANZ’s trade and transaction services unit. Reporting to Mark Whelan, joint managing director of markets, Melbourne-based Collins will be responsible for sales of foreign exchange, capital markets, […]

HSBC Creates Global Head of FX Position

HSBC has appointed Andrew Brown as global head of foreign exchange, a new position, effective immediately. Brown will report to Michael Powell, head of global markets. Powell says the creation of a global head position underscores the bank’s commitment to build a global FX business. “This appointment marks another step forward in the growth and […]

JP Morgan Bolsters Hedge Fund Sales

Gergana Thiel has joined JP Morgan as a vice president in its global currencies and commodities group with responsibility for hedge fund sales in Europe, the bank confirms. Thiel joins from Goldman Sachs where she worked for six years in a number of roles within foreign exchange derivatives, including working with London-based hedge funds and […]

Birch Appointed Co-Head at Infiniti Group

Infiniti Group, a Zurich-based investment bank, has hired Matthew Birch as co-head of its capital markets division. Birch was previously the director of business development (Asia-Pacific) for Medley Global Advisors, a policy and markets advisor to investors. He has a background in Asia’s financial markets and was previously head of fixed income and treasury for […]

Regulators in Asia to Discuss Hedge Funds, Basel II

Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) will host a high level “China, Japan, Korea Trilateral Financial Supervisory Cooperation Seminar” in Seoul on March 28 and 29 to discuss topics including supervisory challenges under Basel II, the monitoring of hedge funds, and early warning systems for financial supervision. The Chinese delegation will be led by Han Mingzhi, […]

Moncur Trades IG Markets for BGC Partners

Cantor Fitzgerald’s brokerage spin-off BGC Partners has hired Lloyd Moncur to join its institutional foreign exchange trading desk, a spokesperson confirms. Moncur, who starts on April 3, will work in FX sales reporting to Steve Pryor, head of FX trading. He joins from IG Markets, a London-based market-maker in financial derivatives, where he held a […]

Deutsche Bank Expands China FX Team

Deutsche Bank has appointed Wayne Ng as director of the institutional client group’s commodity and foreign exchange sales, global markets, China. Based in Hong Kong, Ng reports to Singapore-based Peter Clarke, head of FX sales Asia, and works closely with Feng Gao, head of global markets, China. Ng was previously with JP Morgan Chase, Hong […]