Julie Ros

StanChart Adds to London Trading Team

Alishah Gowani is joining Standard Chartered’s London trading team, trading Asian NDFs, and will be reporting to Wesley White, macro trading head for Europe, according to sources. Gowani, who reportedly starts next week, joins from Mizuho Bank, where he spent the last two years, serving as head of FX trading, specialising in NDFs and EM […]

SEB Hires Prasad for New FX Role

James Prasad joins SEB this month as the head of FX business development and transformation. Prasad will be working to drive transformation and to further develop the FX business, with particular attention to advisory-driven sales, digital distribution of services, next generation customer solutions and the management of internal and external partnerships, according to the bank. […]

Invast Global to Hold Global Charity Day for Australian Bushfire Crisis

Australia-based prime broker, Invast Global, will donate 100% of the trading commissions generated on Friday, January 31st, to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS). The donation will directly benefit volunteer firefighters and families who have lost their homes to the horrific bushfires, the company says. Australia is currently experiencing its worst ever […]

Digital Gamma Develops Repo Protocol for Cryptocurrency

Digital Gamma announced today its newest offering, TPR (Tri-Party Repo). The firm says that by using the TPR protocol, two counterparties can engage in a borrow/lend transaction with greater transparency and reduced capital requirements, lowering risk and cost as compared to current market solutions. Ari Pine, co-founder of Digital Gamma, says: “Repo sits at the […]

P&L Talk Series with SGX’s Janice Kan

As foreign exchange markets transition to a cleared environment, Janice Kan, Managing Director, Head of Markets, Equities, at SGX, talks to P&L’s Julie Ros about whether the developing opportunities and constraints represent a paradigm shift towards the futurisation of FX. Julie Ros: Before we get into the detail, let’s take a brief look at the global […]

Newman Joins CIT in Sales Role

Lane Newman, who last year left his role as director of FX trading at ING in New York after 19 years, has joined CIT Bank to head the FX sales effort, sources say. At CIT, New York-based Newman reports into managing director, Karl Shlaudeman, who is based in California.

Is the Future Digital?

We pulled together six leaders in the digital assets space to discuss the future of money at Profit & Loss Forex Network Chicago. During the ensuing hour, the panelists discussed whether or not we are at a turning point in the digital debate. Analysing whether or not the future will be digital seems obvious – […]

ACIFMA Appoints New President Delegate

ACI – The Financial Markets Association (ACIFMA) announces the appointment of Kim Winding Larsen as the new ‘president delegate’ of the wholesale markets trade association as of September 1. Larsen’s appointment comes after a thorough review process by the ACIFMA Management Board’s Selection Committee, the trade group says. Larsen spent his long career at Danske […]

Newsome Named Regional CEO Americas at TP ICAP

Dawn Newsome has been appointed as regional CEO Americas at TP ICAP in New York. She will start on 1 September and joins from Nomura Securities, where she was managing director, CTO Global Rates. “Dawn’s remit will be to oversee culture, risk and governance in the Americas and have oversight of the regional support functions […]

Refinitiv Shareholders Approve Acquisition by LSEG

Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, today announces that its shareholders have agreed definitive terms with the London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) under which LSEG will acquire Refinitiv in an all share transaction for a total enterprise value of approximately US$27 billion. According to a news release […]