Dresdner Releases New Internet FX Trading System

As part of its new e-commerce suite of online products, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson (DrKB) has released PIRANHA, an FX dealing system that enables customers to trade FX spot, forwards and swaps over the Internet. PIRANHA is connected directly to DrKB’s real-time price feed, and trades can be tracked using the system’s real-time position blotter. ’We […]
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Generale & MeesPierson Now Trade as Fortis Bank

As of June 24, the FX, money market and derivative activities of the former Generale Bank Nederland was incorporated into the treasury of MeesPierson in Amsterdam, and both groups now trade under the Fortis Bank Nederland name. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />
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CSFB Hires New Sales Heads from Deutsche Zurich

Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) has hired two senior sales dealers from Deutsche Bank in Zurich, confirms an official. Thierry Thevenaz and Maroan Maizar will jointly head the FX sales team at CSFB’s Zurich headquarters. “Thevenaz and Maizar were brought in to further expand the wholesale banking franchise in Switzerland, as well as to continue […]
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CBA Restructures Forex Unit To Support New Client Structure

In a move that supports its new client service model, Commonwealth Bank Financial Markets in Sydney has recently altered its structure and made some significant forex staff changes, says Paul Riordan, global manager. The new model comprises corporates, investors and financial institutions. John Noonan joined the bank as head of financial institution sales, FX, and […]
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What Happened to Rabobank?

After announcing a commitment to build a world-class forex operation nearly two years ago, Rabobank decided in June to curtail the business. The decision resulted in 105 job cuts in London (about one-third of the dealing room) as part of a restructuring of its wider international wholesale operation. With the decision to relocate the London-based […]
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GNI Takes Kalahari For FRA Pricing

Money brokers GNI Limited have gone live with Kalahari Software’s FRA pricing software, WinDiamond 32. In addition to FRAs, GNI uses the software to price interest rate swaps and spreads between euro, sterling, dollars and other major currencies.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />
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Living Large: Deutsche Digests Bankers

Sitting in a brand new, 700-position dealing room in the City, Deutsche Bank is digesting its June acquisition of Bankers Trust. The German bank is now positioned as one of the top three global custody banks, and has adopted some key areas of strength from Bankers’ forex business. On top, things look very much the […]
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CWB Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Christiane Wuillamie, founder of London-based financial services IT company, CWB, recently celebrated its 5th anniversary at the Lothbury Gallery in the City of London. Now worth around £19 million, Wuillamie says she started her own company back in 1994 because a headhunter told her she was ‘unemployable’. But just five years later, the Vietnam-born Wuillamie […]
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Tullett & Tokyo and Bloomberg Plan Electronic Forward System

Tullett & Tokyo International is one shop that is taking a proactive role. In June, the shop unveiled plans to launch an electronic trading service with Bloomberg for FX forwards. The new system, Fast Forwards, was previewed at Forex 99 in Milan last month and is scheduled to enter beta tests with customers in the […]
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Resource City Releases ACI Home Study Pack

London-based Resource City has released a new home study training pack for the ACI Dealing Certificate. The training materials are available in three styles and start at £175. According to officials, the new training pack is the only such material available for the new ACI Dealing Certificate syllabus. Resource City is a financial markets training, […]
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