MacKinnon Settles Into New Role at Merrill Lynch

In his new position as senior currency strategist for Merrill Lynch in London, Neil MacKinnon says he is focusing primarily on short-term moves in the major currencies, but that he is also contributing to the firm’s longer term forecasts in the wider FX markets, including emerging markets. “This as a very exciting and challenging opportunity […]
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UBS Releases Animated CD-Rom As Trading Aid for Investors

UBS Warburg Dillon Read has released a new forex product designed for investors, hedgers and yield enhancers. FX Spectra is a highly animated CD-Rom which first determines the users view of the market, whether bullish, bearish, or range trading, and then creates a risk profile based on a variety of structured products. Using audio and […]
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Bigger Better Macquarie Settles in to New Role

Macquarie Bank has taken more than half of the former BT Australia forex division, which was acquired in July as part of the bank’s wider purchase of Bankers Trust’s investment banking activities in Australia. Simon Wright, who heads FX for Macquarie, says the bank has restructured the forex division to make way for the new […]
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CLS Services Announces October 2000 Start Date

CLS Services, the industry body founded to reduce FX settlement risk, has announced October 2 as the “go live” date for the new CLS Bank settlement system. On day one, a “first wave” of five currencies will go live (the Canadian dollar, euro, sterling, Swiss franc and US dollar), with the Japanese yen and Australian […]
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ING Hires Miragaya As New Head of FX

ING Barings has hired two former Salomon Smith Barney/CitiGroup dealers to its forex operation in New York. George Miragaya joined the bank in late July as the new head of FX sales and trading, while John Stapleton joined as a senior trader. The hires mark a rebuilding of New York operation, which underwent a downsizing […]
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Cognotec Prize Draw

Cognotec awarded three digital video cameras to the winners of its prize draw, which was based on answers to a questionnaire handed out to delegates of Forex 99 in Milan. Francesco Ceci, treasurer of ABN Amro in Milan; Vladimir Jurik, head of institutional client sales for Tatra Bank in Bratislava, Slovak Republic; and Mark Mitchell, […]
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Tullett & Tokyo Merges With Liberty Brokerage

Tullett & Tokyo Plc and Liberty Brokerage Investment Corp announced plans to merge, securing a place among the top three inter-dealer brokers globally. The new company, Tullett & Tokyo Liberty, will combine Tullett’s global strength in FX, money markets, derivatives, energy, securities and equity products, with Liberty’s dominance in US Treasury securities, where it holds […]
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Nostradamus Predicts…

Nostradamus Systems Ltd is the newest entrant to the market, using neural networks to predict directional movements. The service, available over Reuters (NOSTRA – NOSTRZ), is designed for intra-day and intra-session traders. Tim Finch, one of the group’s founders, says Nostradamus offers traders an edge, using its directional indicator, Compass, to provide “second by second” […]
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Barclays Capital Gets New Digs in Singapore

Barclays Capital moved into a brand new dealing room in Singapore on July 5. The 32-position floor now houses all the dealers on one floor, as opposed to the several floors in its previous quarters at Shell Tower in Raffles Place. The new building is located at 23 Church Street, Capital Square.
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Q & A With C-View Limited

Company Name: C-View Limited Contact Name: Paul Chappell Phone Number: 00 44 1707 391 000 Fax Number: 00 44 1707 395 888 E-Mail: info@c-view.co.uk Product Name: Managed Accounts Product Assets: $10.02 mio Total Assets Under Management: $10.02 mio Firm Inception Date: September 1996 Number of Employees: 3   Return Information Annual Performance 1996 1997 1998 […]
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