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Morgan Stanley Splashes $7 Billion on Eaton Vance

Morgan Stanley has entered into a definitive agreement to buy asset manager Eaton Vance for an equity value of approximately $7 billion. The manager has over $500 billion in assets under management and will be folded into an expanded Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM), which will have over $1.2 trillion in AUM and over $5 […]

CFTC Fines Morgan Stanley for Swap Data Reporting Failures

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) yesterday announced that it has filed and settled charges against Morgan Stanley Capital Services LLC, a provisionally registered swap dealer, for failing to comply with swap data reporting obligations. The order requires Morgan Stanley to pay a $5 million civil monetary penalty and to retain a qualified outside consultant to verify […]

Wikstrom Joins Capitolis

Dr Petra Wikstrom has joined Capitolis as business development executive for the buy-side in the Americas. She will report to Ben Tobin, global head of sales at the firm and be based in New York. Wikstrom has been working for Greenwich Associates as a consultant for just over a year having left BNP Paribas in […]

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 […]

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