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FMSB Appoints Rich as General Counsel

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB), a standard setting body for the global wholesale fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets, today announces the appointment of Chris Rich as general counsel. Rich will join FMSB on 1 April from Linklaters, where he is a managing associate in the Financial Regulation Group. He is currently on […]

Wood Joins StanChart as e-Trading Business Manager

Greg Wood joined Standard Chartered on Monday as its new e-trading business manager for FICC, based in London. He reports to London-based executive director, Goncalo Lima. Wood most recently worked in Washington for the Futures Industry Association (FIA) as senior vice president of global industry operations and technology. Prior to FIA, he worked at Deutsche […]

Broadway Rolls Out New Functionality for FICC Platform

Broadway Technology has rolled out new functionality for repo trading on its FICC trading platform, introducing complete and automated workflows for trading, hedging and collateral management on a global scale. This functionality – called RepoTrader – aims to integrate and streamline the repo trading lifecycle for major institutions. It encompasses connectivity to multiple repo markets, […]

Can Symbiont’s Blockchain Solution Change How FX Trades?

For many years, Symbiont deliberately avoided touching FX. But now, having partnered with Vanguard, it is building a decentralised network for FX trading that it claims could represent a major inflection point for the industry. Galen Stops reports. One thing that the team at Symbiont, a blockchain technology company founded in 2013, are adamant about […]

Bhuchar New FICC COO at Citadel Securities

Amit Bhuchar has been appointed as COO of Citadel Securities global FICC business. According to market sources Bhuchar joined the firm in the new role in December after just over a year with hedge fund AQR Capital Management where he was COO of the firm’s fixed income business. Prior to AQR Bhuchar spent almost 14 […]

Pluves Named as CEO of FICC Markets Standards Board

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has named Martin Pluves as its new CEO. Pluves joins FMSB from LCH Group, where he was CEO of LCH. He has spent a decade at the firm in a variety of senior roles and was appointed CEO in 2015. Pluves’ responsibilities at LCH included operations in London as […]

SGX Creates New Structure, Names FICC Head

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has unveiled a new management organisation that the group says “capitalises on its strength as an international multi-asset exchange, to pursue growth opportunities and build scale in multiple asset classes”. With effect from July 1, four business and client units have been created to report to SGX CEO Loh Boon Chye – […]

In the FICC of It

In this week’s lively and extended podcast Colin Lambert and Galen Stops mange to disagree on just about everything as they dig into the details around the announcement that Citi has given notice to four of the biggest non-bank market makers in FX and discuss the potential implications for the industry as a whole. They […]

FMSB Proposes Statement of Good Practice on Conflicts of Interest

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has published a transparency draft of a new statement of good practice on conflicts of interest – the ninth such statement since it was established in 2015. The primary aim of the latest statement is to provide guidance for FICC market participants as they consider ways in which to […]

Neal Moves to RBC, While BNY Mellon Makes Management Changes

BNY Mellon has made changes to its Markets Group following the departure of Michelle Neal, CEO of that group, who has joined RBC.Based in New York, Neal will start her new position as head of RBC’s US FICC business in June and will report into Jonathan Hunter, global head of FICC at the bank.“In this role, Michelle will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to our US FICC business in partnership with our global product, sales and regional heads. She will have oversight for all strategic and execution-related aspects of the business, including ensuring that we continue to expand RBC’s footprint and client franchise, that we manage our performance and risks effectively and that we continue to build and retain a team of top talent to strengthen our U.S. franchise.