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Lam up the Ladder at RBS

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has unveiled a new senior management appointment to its Global Banking and Markets (GBM) business in Asia Pacific. With immediate effect, Lawrence Lam has been appointed as head of GBM China, reporting directly to ...

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BoNY Buys Mellon..Finally

Eight years after failing in an attempt to buy Mellon Financial, the Bank of New York (BoNY) finally succeeded last week, the two firms announcing agreement on a $16.6 billion deal. The deal will create the largest securities servicing and asset ...

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Bad Week for Fixed Income Jobs

Last week was a bad one in the fixed income markets where the axe fell at Dresdner Kleinwort, HSBC and the Royal Bank of Canada. At Dresdner Kleinwort, sources report that 125 front office jobs have gone at the bank, including ...
Robert McTamaney, the London-based co-head of global foreign exchange at Goldman Sachs, is relocating to Tokyo to jointly run the bank's pan-Asian securities business with Katsunori Sago. He will start his new role at the beginning of next year, a ...

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RBS Extends IRD Service on Bloomberg

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has extended its interest rate derivatives offering on Bloomberg to include US dollar treasury swap spreads, swap curve trades and butterflies. RBS is the first dealer to offer an electronic execution service in US ...
Lehman Brothers has named Satu Parikh as global head of commodities. Previously, he was head of liquid markets, Asia, which included coverage of rates, foreign exchange and commodities. As part of the move, Parikh will relocate to Lehman's New York ...

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Citigroup Creates FICC Group

Citigroup has formed a new Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) global business group, it announced internally last week. The group combines the global fixed income and emerging markets sales and trading divisions and represents "a natural evolution toward providing ...
Blythe Masters is taking over from David Puth as global head of currencies and commodities at JP Morgan, a spokesperson tells Squawkbox. The move follows Puth's decision to step down at the end of the year to pursue other interests. ...
ABN Amro has launched a new UK business to provide clients with access to structured products through a regulated fund vehicle. The bank says the new team will build on its global presence in the structured products market and will ...

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Dresdner Kleinwort to Join EBS Prime

Dresdner Kleinwort has become the latest to join EBS as a prime bank, enabling it to offer prime brokerage services on EBS Spot. EBS Prime is a relationship model for the spot FX market which will enable Dresdner Kleinwort to ...