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Standard Chartered

Cobalt Secures Investment from Standard Chartered

FX post-trade infrastructure provider Cobalt, has announced the expansion of its bank investors with Standard Chartered as its latest backer. Having signed as a client on Cobalt’s platform in February, Standard Chartered now joins Citi as an investor in Cobalt’s expanding network. By creating a single version of a trade and checking credit in real-time […]

In the FICC of It

This week’s podcast allows Colin Lambert to sound off on two of his favourite subjects as he discusses buzz from various conversations that indicates some LPs in FX markets are extending their last look windows. Referring back to concerns he has raised before in both his columns and on this podcast, Lambert wonders why LPs […]

StanChart Creates Financing Unit Within Financial Markets

Standard Chartered has announced that it is combining securities services (currently within transaction banking) with portfolio risk management in the financial markets business to form a new financing and securities services unit. Margaret Harwood-Jones, currently global head of securities services, will co-head the new unit with Emmanuel Ramambason, currently global head of portfolio risk management. […]

StanChart Invests in 24 Exchange, Takes Board Seat

24 Exchange has received a strategic investment from Standard Chartered, related to which, the bank’s global head of FX trading, Geoff Kot, will join 24 Exchange’s board of directors. The trading venue, which launched in late 2019, offers a central prime broker clearing model with Standard Chartered as the central clearer for the trading of NDFs. It plans […]

StanChart Appoints Digital Head

Kahina van Dyke has joined Standard Chartered’s Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking division (CCIB) as global head, digital channels and client data analytics. She will be based in Singapore and report to Simon Cooper, chief executive, CCIB, at the bank. Van Dyke, who has previously been named in the top 25 women in financial technology […]

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 […]

StanChart Adds to London Trading Team

Alishah Gowani is joining Standard Chartered’s London trading team, trading Asian NDFs, and will be reporting to Wesley White, macro trading head for Europe, according to sources. Gowani, who reportedly starts next week, joins from Mizuho Bank, where he spent the last two years, serving as head of FX trading, specialising in NDFs and EM […]

Time for a New Approach to Currency Hedging?

The fact that FX volatility has largely remained subdued despite plenty of geopolitical turmoil has implications regarding how firms think about currency hedging, said speakers at Profit & Loss Forex Network Chicago. For example, Peter Azzinaro, managing director, global macro, portfolio management at Manulife Investment Management, explained that his firm foresaw at the end of […]

Hall New Global Head of Macro Trading at StanChart

Standard Chartered Bank has unveiled Tony Hall as its new global head of macro trading, financial markets. Based in Singapore, he will report to Roberto Hoornweg, global head, financial markets. Hall brings to StanChart close to 25 years of global experience in the currency markets, including more than 18 years in Singapore, where he was […]

Standard Chartered Joins Digital Vega

Standard Chartered Bank has become a liquidity provider on Digital Vega’s FX options Medusa trading platform, bringing its unique global footprint of actively trading over 100 currencies and pricing an range of emerging markets and G10 currencies. “As more of our clients adopt electronic trading it is important that we serve them via their preferred […]