Q & A With OSV Currency Advisors Inc.

Company Name: OSV Currency Advisors, Inc. Address: Greenwich, CT Bad Homburg, Germany Contact Name: US: Fred J. Gatling Europe: Franz W. Schmadl Phone Number: US +(203) 861-0995 Europe: +(49) 61-729-6490 Fax Number: U.S. +(203) 861-9750 Europe: +(49) 61-729-64919 E-Mail: Osvpartners.com Product Name: OSV Global Currency Program Product Assets: $50 million Total Assets Under Management: $350 […]
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Owning buy side eyeballs

A key concept for those assessing the strength of an Internet business is that of land-grab. For example, Amazon.com is widely regarded as having claimed the online land for book buying. Anyone else trying to sell books on the net will need to win land back from them. Another way of expressing the same idea […]
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The US Dollar and The Stock Market

By Michael Burke, B&M Research The New Year began with a sharp lurch downward by leading stock markets, especially Wall Street. If these trends develop into a more sustained bear market, or even a Crash then the rosy forecasts for the world economy this year would have to be torn up. In the leading industrialised […]
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DLJ International Builds FX Team in London

The new forex team at DLJ International in London now has a total of seven dealers, although two are temporarily on loan from New York. Since the hire of Merrill Lynch’s David O’Connor as head of FX sales in November, DLJ has made four additional hires in the City. Keith Dack and Sven Hemment both […]
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Poland Takes a Step Closer to EU Entry

  By Sian Jones, Currency Strategist, MCM Polish aspirations of full European Union entry will take a step closer to fruition with a free float of the zloty in the first half of this year, but could create a headache for the National Bank and Ministry of Finance in the form of unwanted currency strength. […]
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NAB Restructures Regional Operations Across Asia

Over the next six months, National Australia Bank (National) will be restructuring its operations in the Far East to refocus on competitive areas of strength, says Jeff Mitchell, general manager, Asia, based in Hong Kong. The bank is focusing in four core centres – Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea and Japan – and will expand in […]
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CBA Issues First “Trigger” Currency Warrants in Australia

Commonwealth Bank listed Australia’s first AUD/USD “trigger” currency warrants on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) on 25 November. Rick Lloyd, CBA’s global spot FX trading manager in Sydney, says the fixed pay out makes the warrants an easier means of hedging for customers. CBA’s offering marks its first venture into the currency warrant market. In […]
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Euro Leads to Drop in FX Derivatives Trading Says BIS

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has found a sharp reduction in trading of foreign exchange derivative contracts, although these contracts still account for the second largest sector behind interest rate instruments. The findings were published in the BIS’s latest semi-annual report on positions in the global OTC derivatives market, which was released on 24 […]
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Market Pays Respects to Duncan Edwards

On Thursday, 16 December, the foreign exchange market observed a minute of silence in respect to Duncan Edwards, 40, who passed away last month after a short illness. Duncan was very well respected throughout the foreign exchange industry. He entered the market in 1979, when he joined Societe Generale in London as a junior dealer. […]
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Q & A With Titan Capital Management Ltd

Company Name: Titan Capital Management Ltd Address: London Contact Name: Graham May / Ashok Patel Phone Number: 0207 484 3500 Fax Number: 0207 484 3550 E-Mail: Ashok@titancapital.co.uk Product Name: Titan-Advanced Currency Program Product Assets: US$ 11 million (notional) Total Assets Under Management: US$ 85 million Firm Inception Date: 1985 Number of Employees: Seven   Return […]
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