Bad Week for Fixed Income Jobs

Last week was a bad one in the fixed income markets where the axe fell at Dresdner Kleinwort, HSBC and the Royal Bank of Canada. At Dresdner Kleinwort, sources report that 125 front office jobs have gone at the bank, including some in its FICC (Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities) division in London and New York. The […]
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Goldman’s McTamaney Moves from FX to Head Asian Securities

Robert McTamaney, the London-based co-head of global foreign exchange at Goldman Sachs, is relocating to Tokyo to jointly run the bank’s pan-Asian securities business with Katsunori Sago. He will start his new role at the beginning of next year, a spokesperson confirms, and will report to Mike Evans, Tom Montag and Michael Sherwood who head global securities. […]
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RBS Extends IRD Service on Bloomberg

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has extended its interest rate derivatives offering on Bloomberg to include US dollar treasury swap spreads, swap curve trades and butterflies. RBS is the first dealer to offer an electronic execution service in US dollar spreads on the platform. The new offerings will be global and available during European, […]
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Change at Lehman as Parikh Takes Over Commodities

Lehman Brothers has named Satu Parikh as global head of commodities. Previously, he was head of liquid markets, Asia, which included coverage of rates, foreign exchange and commodities. As part of the move, Parikh will relocate to Lehman’s New York headquarters and report to Kaushik Amin, global head of liquid markets. Thomas Siegmund has been […]
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Citigroup Creates FICC Group

Citigroup has formed a new Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) global business group, it announced internally last week. The group combines the global fixed income and emerging markets sales and trading divisions and represents “a natural evolution toward providing an integrated global platform best positioned to serve our clients”, Tom Maheras, CEO of global […]
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JP Morgan Names New FX Chief as Puth Steps Down

Blythe Masters is taking over from David Puth as global head of currencies and commodities at JP Morgan, a spokesperson tells Squawkbox. The move follows Puth’s decision to step down at the end of the year to pursue other interests. Ranking among Wall Street’s most powerful female executives, Masters joined the bank in 1991 as […]
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ABN Amro Launches UK structured products business

ABN Amro has launched a new UK business to provide clients with access to structured products through a regulated fund vehicle. The bank says the new team will build on its global presence in the structured products market and will be led by Gijs Kaars Sijpesteijn, head of UK and ETFs, private investor products. Globally, […]
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Dresdner Kleinwort to Join EBS Prime

Dresdner Kleinwort has become the latest to join EBS as a prime bank, enabling it to offer prime brokerage services on EBS Spot. EBS Prime is a relationship model for the spot FX market which will enable Dresdner Kleinwort to offer its unused credit to other banks and non-bank professional FX trading organisations wishing to […]
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Deutsche Bank Reorganises Global Research

Deutsche Bank has restructured its global research business into three globally integrated groups: global company research; global fixed income strategies and economics; and global equity strategies and quantitative methods.   Guy Ashton, presently head of European company research, will assume the new role of head of global company research.   The global fixed income strategies […]
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New Global FX Head for StanChart

Standard Chartered has appointed Richard Leighton as global head of foreign exchange replacing Nick Beecroft who moves to another senior role within the bank.   Based in London and reporting to Mike Bass, global head of rates and FX, Leighton will be responsible for the FX and FX option trading operation with overall responsibility for […]
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