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Standard Chartered

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 […]

Peer-to-Peer Matching: FX HedgePool Tries a New Approach

There have been numerous attempts in the past to create buy side to buy side matching pools for FX, with very limited success. FX HedgePool is the latest venture seeking to do this and, as the company edges towards launch, Galen Stops takes a look at what it is doing differently. In April, Profit & […]

BidFX Adds Standard Chartered Algos

BidFX has added Standard Chartered Bank’s (SCB) full algo suite to its platform. John McGrath, chief revenue officer at BidFX, comments: “SCB are a leading liquidity provider on the BidFX platform and the expansion to add their algo suite has been very well received by the institutional buy side currently using BidFX. The evolution within […]