RBC Hires Trott For Central Bank Sales

Andy Trott, formerly of Bank of Montreal, has joined the central bank sales desk at RBC DS in London. Separately, several sales dealers have left the bank, including Michael Green who transferred back to London from Singapore earlier this year; however, an official declines to comment.
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What’s in a Name?

By Steve Jury As someone who has been universally known by his initials for the past 15 years, I would like to salute some of the FX nicknames I have known in my career: Brush Chief Big HeadFrankie FaceGrim Reaper Handbag Hooter Hutch Izzy Milly Monkey Monster Pie Pistol Pete Plug Scoops Shirley Skinny Skins […]
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Wagner Resurfaces At Dresdner NY

Claus Wagner has returned to Dresdner Kleinwort Benson after a six-month sabbatical. When he left, he was overseeing global FX for the bank in London, but he has opted to return as a proprietary trader, based in New York. Dresdner’s New York prop desk has expanded to three with Wagner’s return, and the hire of […]
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Remember these names?

Evolution: Karl Kliem, Carl Kliem GmbH, Germany: My father Carl Kliem, was the first FX broker in Germany, back in 1912. Back then, communication was by foot. When there were orders to be passed among the dealers trading at the Berlin Stock Exchange, he would run back and forth delivering the secret details. In 1926, […]
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On Forex Congresses…

The following item was written about 10 years ago by Gerry Göhler, who is retiring from the markets this month after 50 years. It was published in ACI’s Forex Inter, as a fond memory of his times with the Financial Markets Association. For the benefit of our younger dealers, a historical comparison of Forex meetings/congresses […]
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Crapple Re-Elected Chair of MFA

George Crapple has been re-elected to a second term as chairman of the Managed Funds Association (MFA). Crapple is vice chairman and co-CEO of Millburn Ridgefield Corporation in New York City. He also serves on MFA’s Government Relations Committee and the Board and Executive Committee of the National Futures Association, MFA is the association for […]
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In Times of Crisis

By Nigel Dousie A View on Trading During the Mexican Peso Crisis of 1994 At the time, a lot of people had got themselves invested in the peso market because they were convinced that Mexico was the easiest way to make money…you sell dollars, earn the carry, and the worst that could happen would be […]
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Savery Joins DerivaTech

Howard Savery has joined DerivaTech Consulting as SVP, business development, based in New York. Savery brings 14 years of global FX derivatives trading experience to the business, and will therefore focus on the specification and design of enhancements to DerivaTech’s current and future product lines. “Howard’s insights will allow DerivaTech to better provide answers and […]
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DART Bolsters Global Team

DART, the derivatives pricing and risk management software and services company, has made a series of appointments to bolster its global sales team. In London, DART has hired Tim Hudson, formerly with Standard & Poor’s, as a sales executive, focusing on credit risk derivatives. Brad Jeffery, most recently of Garban Brokers, joins as a new […]
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