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The forex market is on the verge of a dramatic transformation-one that could mark the death of the interbank market as we know it-or so say some industry sources. The change would put customers on par with the banks, using ...
While some in Singapore say life is beginning to return to normal since the height of the Asian currencies crisis, with volumes picking up and confidence returning, others say that the recovery may not be robust enough for banks to ...
Perréard Partners Investment (PPI), the new Geneva-based asset management firm started by Yves Perréard, began trading in May with CHF10 million under management. Perréard says he hopes to raise this amount to CHF100 million by the end ...
Alex Barrett, who ran Asia-Pacific regional FX sales for Deutsche Bank from Hong Kong, has relocated to the bank’s headquarters in Frankfurt. Barrett takes up a new position as head of FX sales for Germany. He will be using ...
Ken Gettinger, global FX manager for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, says now that the New York team has been operational for a year, he is close to announcing a new manager to build a London team. Separately, in New York, chief ...
NatWest Global Financial Markets bolstered its derivatives team in London and New York with two hires from JP Morgan. Jeremy Gelber joins the currency options desk the City, while Steve McCaughly joins the New York desk. They report to Luke ...
Less than a year after hiring a team from UBS to start a trading operation in Zurich, Republic National Bank of New York (which is currently in the midst of a merger with HSBC) has closed shop and shifted trading ...
Albert Hoyle joined Standard Chartered Bank in London last quarter as head of spot trading for the bank. Prior to joining StanChart, Hoyle was the global FX manager for NationsBank prior to that bank’s merger with BankAmerica.
Nick Slater, previously with Nomura International in London, joined BP International’s London treasury team as chief dealer. He reports to Stephen Nussey, who heads the global forex operation for BP.  
Bass International has hired Lee Miles as its new assistant manager in London. Miles, who joined June 1, was most recently at Peugot in Coventry. He reports to treasury manager Jerry Pettit.