Month: September 2019

Ellis Handed New Role at Mediolanum

Charles Ellis has been named as head of the analytics and robotics centre at Mediolanum Irish Operations. In this role, Ellis will be responsible for leading the data analytics, data warehousing and business analysis functions at Mediolanum in Ireland. The focus of the role will be the utilisation of analytics to provide innovative ways to […]

CFTC Charges PA Man in Multi-Million Bitcoin Fraud

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged a man in Pennsylvania accused of running a $7 million bitcoin fraud scheme. In a complaint filed against Jon Thompson in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, the CFTC alleges that, contrary to Thomson’s false representations, neither he nor a company […]

Nomura Hires Massey

Kate Massey has joined Nomura, working in e-FX sales and distribution for EMEA and Americas. Based in London, Massey will report to Ian Daniels, head of e-FX distribution at Nomura. She joins from EBS, where she had been working since 2011 in a number of different roles, most recently as a regional liquidity manager.  Before […]

Data: The New Cornerstone of FX Trading

Data is increasingly becoming the cornerstone of FX market participants’ business models, but what does this mean more broadly for the industry? This will be one of the key questions addressed on the panel session, “Learning to Thrive in Data Driven Markets” at the Profit & Loss Scandinavia conference taking place on October 10th in […]

Atkinson Joins RBC

RBC Capital Markets has hired Charles Atkinson, who will be joining as head of its Institutional Client Management (ICM) group in EMEA. In this role, Atkinson will be based in London and will report to Sian Hurrell, global head of FX and head of FICC Europe, and Michelle Neal, head of US FICC and head […]

In the FICC of it

In this week’s podcast Colin Lambert and Galen Stops, respectively the managing editor and editor of Profit & Loss, analyse some of the highlights from the final day of the Forex Network Chicago conference. To start off with they discuss some of the key talking points from the credit panel, asking whether the FX industry […]

SmartStream Launches AI Tool

SmartStream Technologies has incorporated artificial intelligence (AI) technology into its existing managed service offering, which covers reconciliations, corporate actions, cash management and reference data.  SmartStream has worked alongside its clients to introduce AI into their managed services offering that it says will reduce operating costs and pricing, as well as improving operational efficiency and reporting. […]

Time to Get Creative?

Does FX still have the ability to innovate the way that it did 20 years ago? Galen Stops finds the industry divided on this important question. When Profit & Loss launched 20 years ago, the FX market looked very different than it does today. Much of the industry was still trading via voice channels, pricing […]

In the FICC of It

P&L’s managing editor Colin Lambert and editor Galen Stops are joined by guest podcasters John Crouch and Brandon Primack to discuss the hot topics from the first day at Forex Network Chicago for this In the FICC of It special. The podcast looks at how platforms seek to build a better liquidity landscape through the […]

Durrant to Join FXSpotStream

Henry Durrant is joining FXSpotStream in London in a sales position and starts in the role next Tuesday (October 1). He joins from 360TGTX where he worked in e-FX liquidity management having joined the firm as part of Deutsche Borse’s purchase of Gain GTX. Prior to that Durrant held e-FX roles at MUFG and Thomson […]

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