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The Bank of England has hired the International Monetary Fund’s Nemat “Minouche” Shafik as deputy governor for markets and banking, a newly created position, as part of a major shake-up of its governing structure.The changes, made by BoE ...
In November, Profit & Loss hosted a webinar in conjunction with CME Group in which two of the exchange group’s leading economists explored the current FX situation in emerging market economies and provided a forecast for what we might expect ...

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Battle of the US Dollar Indexes

Challenging a 40-year old incumbent will be no easy task, but Bloomberg’s newly launched US Dollar Index is already squaring up to the might of the ICE Dollar Index writes Nicola Tavendale. Considering the size of the foreign exchange ...

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Does Bitcoin Have a Future?

Galen Stops reports on attempts to develop a new global currency. Bitcoin is the virtual currency that has taken the world by storm this year. Recently, the number of column inches devoted to Bitcoin have been growing almost as rapidly ...
The list of dealers and banks cooperating with the global authorities over alleged manipulation of mar- kets is growing, Colin Lambert and Kirsten Hyde report on a ballooning crisis. The shadow cast over the foreign exchange market by claims of ...
LCH.Clearnet has appointed Suneel Bakhshi as group CEO, after former CEO Ian Axe announced in July that he would be stepping down. As the clearinghouse is now majority owned by London Stock Exchange group (LSEG), Bakhshi will also become ...
Icap has named Laurent Paulhac as a managing director and CEO of Icap SEF (US), which will involve heading up the firm’s global SEF initiative. He joins the company’s executive team and reports to Michael Spencer, Icap group ...
Simon Manwaring, former head of FX at Banco Santander, is about to start with RBS as head of FX derivatives trading, Profit & Loss understands. He served in his previous role with Santander in London for over two years, having joined ...
BNY Mellon has launched dealing services on an agency basis across a broad range of foreign exchange, fixed income and equity securities for institutional clients in Japan and other countries in the Asia Pacific region. The New York banking group ...

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Fernandez Joins Barclays

David Fernandez has joined Barclays as head of FICC research for AsiaPacific. Based in Singapore, he joins from JP Morgan where he spent 15 years in New York and Singapore, latterly as chief economist and head of market strategy, emerging Asia. ...