Trading analysis and data science company, Ideal Prediction, has named Walter Bell as chief technology officer. Bell joins Ideal Prediction from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he led an international team as the global head of rates e-trading quants. Prior to this, he managed technology teams in e-FX development, cross asset trading and global […]
Tag: Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse is another institution that appears to be taking its strong suit – AES – and using aspects of that business unit to build its offering elsewhere. Most obviously this can be seen in how the quant teams at AES have collaborated with their colleagues in the principal business to create a smarter pricing […]
The winners of the 2020 Digital FX Awards were unveiled during a Zoom Happy Hour that followed Profit & Loss’ first ever Dial-in Day, which attracted over 500 attendees. For the seventh year in a row, UBS won Best Multi-Asset Class Platform for Neo, the bank also went home with four other Awards. Continuing what […]
Credit Suisse has made two appointments to its e-FX business. Rory Barnes recently joined the e-FX team in London from FXSpotstream where he spent five years, he reports to Tony Sands, head of e-FX sales EMEA with a focus on building out both the bank’s principal and AES FX algo products. Alex Orr has also been […]
AccessFintech has announced the completion of production launch and says it is now live with a new industry use case aimed at enhancing and improving the market’s settlement exception resolution process. The company has partnered with four banks in this effort, with Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan jointly launching an industry-wide collaboration […]
Credit Suisse has announced the internal launch of AccessFintech’s trading exception management solution, taking, the bank says, an important step towards streamlining exception management resolution across the prime brokerage industry. It adds the new technology will reduce the time needed to resolve exceptions and help clear bottlenecks that could prevent trade settlements as well as promote better […]
Brittany Callaghan has joined Credit Suisse as vice president, electronic FX sales, based in New York. Callaghan joins the bank after four years at FXSpotStream in a sales role. Prior to that, Callaghan was an associate at Societe Generale and spent over five years as an analyst at JP Morgan.
This year Profit & Loss decided to update the format and judging categories of our annual Digital FX Awards. The process remains subjective but we have not restricted ourselves to the narrow confines of previous years’ categories. Instead of many of the categories, we have created Awards for Excellence in e-FX, something that we believe […]
Agency Swaps The starting point for this award is that we think, finally, e-ratios in FX swaps are going to climb and also that at some stage there will be an ECN-type venue or venues servicing the major dealers. If that is indeed the case then at some stage inevitably thoughts will turn to the […]
Looking at some recent hedge fund surveys, one clear trend emerges: hedge fund fees are under continued pressure. Galen Stops takes a closer look.
Each year, many of the largest investment banks publish extensive surveys regarding investor appetite and expected asset flows for the coming year. In many regards, trying to compare these surveys is tricky, given that each bank collects different data sets and then reproduces this data in very different formats.
One thing was made abundantly clear in the latest batch of surveys, however, and that is hedge fund fees are continuing to come under pressure from investors.