RBC Dexia Investor Services has appointed Stuart Stevenson and Matt Strang to join its FX trading desk in London. Focusing primarily on the spot and forward markets, they will be responsible for RBC Dexia’s market execution strategy, aiming to maximise flows and improve trading efficiency. They will report to Julian Smith, principal FX trader.
Stevenson joins from TD Singapore where he was vice president director of hedge funds sales. Prior to this, he was director of institutional FX trading and sales at Société Générale in London and Sydney. Strang joins from Saxo Bank Copenhagen where he specialised in emerging market spot trades and was responsible for the desk’s forwards book.
Steven Braithwaite, director of FX trading, says: “Stuart and Matt are important additions to our global FX team as we continue to develop a more strategic approach to client trades. They bring with them a wealth of experience that is already helping improve our competitiveness and is providing our clients with greater access to liquidity.”