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Morgan Stanley

In the FICC of It

Colin Lambert flies solo on this week’s podcast, thanks to the sheer weight of news. So the agenda ticks quite a few “Lambert Boxes”, starting with his thoughts over the changing role of the Global Foreign Exchange Committee after this week’s virtual meeting, especially that group mentioning publicly, for the first time in a formal […]

P&L Talk Series – Morgan Stanley

The last three months have seen the foreign exchange market faced with unprecedented challenges and while the general sense is that the industry handled matter well, what was it really like in the eye of the storm? Colin Lambert talks to Melanie Cristi, head of FX market structure and client content; Matt Thomas, global head […]

FairXchange Nabs Morgan Stanley QSI Head

Execution analytics firm FairXchange has made a statement with the hire of the head of Morgan Stanley’s client-facing quant team, Jian Chen, to be its head of data science. At Morgan Stanley, Chen worked within the bank’s highly-regarded QSI team where he focused on developing data-driven trading analytics, including its real-time TCA offering QSI React. […]

Awards for e-FX Excellence – Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley was one of two banks with whom the in-person appointment had to be cancelled, so again feedback played a big part along with our previous observations. The first thing to note is that Morgan Stanley was picked out by several users who observed the algo strategies had been enhanced. In many ways this […]

Digital FX Awards 2020: Winners Announced

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 […]

VaR Shock Has Led to “Clean” EM Positions: Morgan Stanley

New research from Morgan Stanley has concluded that emerging markets investors faced a “VaR shock” in the first two weeks of March which led to the “unprecedented” weakness in EMFX markets as they cut overweight positions., but that shock has passed. The research, by Min Dai, head of Asia Rates and FX strategy at Morgan […]

Caramanli Joins Ion

Profit & Loss understands that Hishaam Caramanli, global head of e-commerce at UBS, has joined trading software provider Ion as chief product officer. Caramanli leaves UBS after a 10 year career, during which he led the team that developed the bank’s multi-award winning single dealer platform Neo. Prior to that he worked for almost eight […]

Eurex Begins Clearing Cross Currency Swaps

Eurex Clearing has cleared its first cross currency swap transactions, with the trades being submitted by JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley. In a release issued today, Deutsche Börse Group says that cross currency swaps represent an “important component” of its overall FX strategy, which it is executing across Eurex, Eurex Clearing and 360T. Eurex Clearing’s […]

Wright Exits Morgan Stanley

David Wright has left Morgan Stanley, according to market sources. Based in London, Wright had been with the bank for 16 years and at the time of his departure, was managing director and global head of Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET) macro. A spokesperson for the bank declines to comment or confirm his departure. Prior […]