Day: 13 January 2020

Alderete Promoted at Banorte

Juan Carlos Alderete has been promoted to director, economic research, at Banorte. In this new role, he will be responsible for the forecasts, client presentations, and research reports about the short– and long-term outlook of Mexico’s economy. Alderete will also be a team leader for Banorte’s coverage, forecasts, research reports, and client presentations about the […]

Bitcoin Options Go Live on CME

Options on bitcoin futures are now available on CME’s Globex platform. “Based on actively traded Bitcoin futures, our new contract offers a cost-efficient tool to hedge uncertain markets,” says CME in a release issued today. The exchange group adds that these options will provide a new way for traders to diversify their trading strategies and […]

BNP Paribas Announces Management Re-Shuffle

BNP Paribas has announced a number of senior management changes, with José Placido set to become CEO of the bank’s corporate and institutional banking (CIB) business for the Americas. Bob Hawley, the current CEO of CIB Americas, will transition to the role of vice chairman of CIB Americas when Placido begins in the role on […]

Thorpe to Head Sales at Mosaic Smart Data

Mike Thorpe, former head of sales Europe at TradeWeb has joined Mosaic Smart Data, which offers data analytics technology for the FICC markets, as head of sales. In this role Thorpe will be tasked with growing the company’s client base among large financial institutions and supporting existing clients in on-boarding additional features and asset classes […]

Remyn Stone Joins Refinitiv

Andrea Remyn Stone has joined Refinitiv as chief customer proposition officer and member of the executive leadership team at the firm, she will report to CEO David Craig. Based in London based in London, Refinitiv says Remyn Stone will work with customers to develop “breakthrough solutions in open platform technology collaboration”, adding that her track […]

And Finally…

Someone asked me last week what I considered to be the biggest change in the FX industry over the past decade and were somewhat surprised at my response – the influence of the legal profession. I think they were expecting something deep and meaningful but hadn’t realised it’s way too early in the year for […]