Day: September 10, 2019

Boehler Joins UBS?

Market sources tell Profit & Loss that Adrian Boehler has joined UBS as global head of FX distribution. Based in London the sources say he will report to George Athanasopoulos, global head of FX, rates and credit. Boehler was last at BNP Paribas in London where he spent just over seven years in a variety of […]

Robertson Joins Siege FX

Marek Robertson has joined Siege FX, which offers peer-to-peer FX netting for institutional clients, as head of distribution. Based in London, Robertson has spent the past three years doing consultancy work, most recently with New Change FX. Prior to that, he spent over 14 years at Barclays, where he held the title of head of […]

Ziccarelli Exits CLS

Joe Ziccarelli has left his role as managing director, head of sales, at CLS Group. “Joe Ziccarelli, head of sales, left his role at CLS in August. The CLS sales department has a strong team of regional heads who will assume Joe’s sales responsibilities until a successor is appointed. We thank Joe for his contribution […]

SGX Hires Patimova in London

SGX has hired Elena Patimova in London as director, equities and FICC. In this role she will be responsible for sales and business development for SGX’s suite of derivatives contracts in Europe, covering hedge funds, CTAs, proprietary trading companies, banks and FCMs. Prior to joining SGX, Patimova was a senior vice president, business development at […]

Financial Firms Plan to Increase Cloud Usage: Survey

Financial institutions across the globe will allocate almost half (48%) of their IT budget to spending on public cloud services in 2020, up from 41% this year and 34% in 2018, according to the results of Refinitiv’s latest research into the use of cloud technology for financial data. The findings are based on a survey of 300 […]

Tradefeedr Live with Goldman, UBS and XTX

Tradefeedr, the FX data analysis platform has partnered with Goldman Sachs, UBS & XTX Markets as the first participants on its platform. Co-founded in 2018 by industry veterans Balraj Bassi and Alexei Jiltsov, Tradefeedr is an independent intermediary which aggregates, analyses and disseminates trading information between capital market participants to aid data-driven decision making. “Today […]

A Sense of Perspective

In a 1999 edition of Profit & Loss, David Clark, now chairman of the European Venues and Intermediaries Association (EVIA), reflected on 30 years in the foreign exchange industry. Now he talks about what has – and hasn’t – changed in the industry since then and makes some bold predictions for the future. Profit & […]