State Street Hires Krinte for Sales Team

Joacham Krinke has joined State Street Bank in London as senior European institutional sales dealer. He was most recently at Rabobank International. He reports to FX sales manager Guy Kirby, who joined State Street last year from Citibank.
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Lawrence Resigns from Tullett & Tokyo After 20 Years

John Lawrence, European managing director for Tullett & Tokyo in London, has retired from the markets after 20 years. Bruce Collins, Tullett’s Tokyo-based regional managing director for Asia, succeeds him in the role. Collins takes up his London post October 1. Meanwhile, Benny Luk has been named as the new MD for the region, based […]
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CBA Bolsters Sales Desk in London

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has hired Brian Jude for its investor sales desk in London, confirms FX manager Andy Baxter. Jude was most recently with Commerzbank. In his new position, he reports locally to Baxter and also to Kurt Magnus, global coordinator of investor sales, based in New York. Several months ago, CBA hired John […]
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McAuliffe Takes New Position with BofA

John McAuliffe, previously head of ABN Amro Bank’s Chicago-based currency options team, has joined Bank of America as manager of structured products. He reports to Justin Foley, head of global options in Chicago.
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What Do Corporate Customers Really Want?

In a market that is geared towards customer service, it seems the banks and their corporate customers have very different ideas as to what this service is – and what each thinks it should be. Profit & Loss’s FX Corporate Treasury Report tries to find some answers. Most banks say their number one priority is […]
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Dresdner Makes Selective Hires to Bolster Singapore

Dresdner Kleinwort Benson has hired a small team of senior trading and sales dealers from the former Bankers Trust in Singapore. The hires represent a selective build-up of the operation, complementing the existing team, says Fred Dubignon, Dresdner’s head of FX sales in London. David Wensley has been named as the new regional trading manager […]
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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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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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Commerzbank Signs Deal With IFS for Risk Management

Commerzbank has signed a global deal for International Financial Systems’ Web-enabled risk management system, MarginMan, for collateralised trading. The rollout will begin in Europe for the Frankfurt and London offices, followed by New York, Singapore, Tokyo, Paris, Hamburg and Dusseldorf. MarginMan is a suite of Web-enabled risk management software applications consisting of specialised collateral-based trading […]
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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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