Month: October 2012

Ritossa to Leave Barclays in Management Reshuffle

Barclays is making a number of changes to its investment banking management team, including the creation of a new, single executive committee for corporate and investment banking. In an internal memo seen by Profit & Loss, the changes to Barclays’ business lines have been implemented in order to help the bank “take advantage of the […]

And Another Thing…

As someone who has spent the best part of the last decade pushing his mental and behavioural age towards that of a teenager, I know something about regression. That said, I am confused as to whether the FX market is regressing back to a former age. On one hand I see numbers showing market growth […]

New Poll: Clearing FX NDFs

In our last poll before Forex Network Chicago, we asked the LinkedIn members of the Profit & Loss Forex Network group what they thought about fragmentation of multi-dealer platforms in FX. Specifically, we asked, ‘is multi-dealer platform fragmentation good for the FX market?’ The results were resoundingly positive, with 11% stating that fragmentation is definitely […]

O’Toole Joins BGC Partners

Peter O’Toole has joined global brokerage, BGC Partners, as managing director for new business development in London. In the new role, O’Toole will report to Mark Webster, executive managing director and general manager and will take on responsibility for existing business groups and focus on building BGC’s financial services business as it expands into new […]