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The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has named former Goldman Sachs chief US economist William Dudley as executive vice president and head of the markets group. Dudley will succeed Dino Kos, who announced last month his attention to step ...
Dresdner Kleinwort is strengthening its FX business with more senior hires following the defection of three of its managers to Merrill Lynch earlier this year. Ian Robertson has joined as head of FX trading, Ricardo Zulliger has re-joined as the ...

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Harris Joins RP Martins

John Harris is joining RP Martins in London as a senior broker with a remit to expand the firm's cross asset class emerging markets business, sources tell Squawkbox. Harris, a 25-year veteran of the industry, was last in the market ...
In other moves, the Royal Bank of Scotland has appointed Stephen Laughton to the newly created position of head of global emerging market interest rate options and exotics, covering all aspects of both trading and structuring. He joins from ABN ...

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RBS Closes Prop Desk...

The Royal Bank of Scotland is closing down its FX proprietary trading desk in London, a spokesperson confirms. In a statement released on Friday (November 24), the bank says: "We can confirm that RBS has closed its FX prop trading desk. ...

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eSpeed Hires in Sales

eSpeed, a developer of electronic marketplaces for the global capital markets, has strengthened its sales teams with two senior appointments. David Hall has been appointed senior vice president and global head of sales of eSpeed futures and Ecco software and ...
UBS has hired Eric Liverance as head of US rate derivatives strategy, based in New York. He was previously head of quantitative interest rate strategy at Morgan Stanley. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2003, he worked for Clinton Group, a ...
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. ...
State Street Global Markets, the research and trading arm of State Street Corp., has appointed William Cunningham as senior vice president of fixed income research. He reports to Mark Marinella, executive vice president and global head of fixed income research, ...

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Daniels Moves to Standard Bank Africa

Roy Daniels has moved across to Standard Bank's sister company, Standard Bank Africa, as the group seeks to increase its market share through the continent. Based in Johannesburg, he will work alongside Standard Bank Africa's treasurers in the 15 countries where ...