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Industry veteran KC Lam has joined Singapore Exchange (SGX) as a director in international sales, as the venue prepares its first foray into FX derivatives trading. With regard to his hire, an SGX spokesperson says: “As the Asian gateway, SGX ...
Tim Cartledge will be returning to London from Singapore to head-up a new eFICC trading group with Barclays, Profit & Loss understands. He takes up the role with immediate effect, in which he will be leading a new business line for ...

20:09 November 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

Jones Takes the Helm at LME

Industry veteran Garry Jones took over as CEO of the London Metal Exchange, replacing long-serving chief Martin Abbott who resigned in June. Jones also takes over as co-head of global markets for LME's parent, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, and becomes ...
BNP Paribas made three senior hires to its FX sales teams, a move it says will support its global expansion plans. Sally Francis was named head of FX investor sales, EMEA, covering distribution to hedge funds and real money accounts ...
State Street Global Exchange has made two senior hires for its analytics unit under the direction of Dr Roger Stein, chief analytics officer. Dr Jeffrey Bohn joins as head of portfolio analytics and valuation and Thomas Hughes joins as senior ...

19:54 November 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

Oanda Buys Currensee...

Online FX broker Oanda says it has acquired Boston-based mirror trading provider Currensee Global. Together, the integration of the two technology platforms from Oanda and Currensee will provide traders with a “unique offering”, the firm claims. Copy trading, a method ...

19:53 November 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

NFA Hits Interbank FX

The US National Futures Association (NFA) has issued a $600,000 fine against Interbank FX, a registered futures commission merchant, forex dealer member and retail foreign exchange eealer member of NFA located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The decision, issued by NFA's ...

19:51 November 1st 2013 in Analysis, Industry

FXstreet.com Launches FXBeat

FXstreet.com has launched an information and commentary feed for foreign exchange market traders called FXBeat, conducted by two senior industry analysts. According to the firm, Jamie Coleman and Gerry Davies will be aiming to define market trends with around 80 ...
FxPro Group has launched a new investment platform, which it claims will allow traders to diversify their FX investments by creating a portfolio of high-performance, pre-ranked trading strategies. The agency model FX broker adds that traders using the platform will ...
A group of experienced hedge fund industry veterans have launched the Hedge Fund Due Diligence Exchange (HFDDX) to provide new and experienced investors with what the founders claim will be both forensic-style due diligence reports and a substantial cost saving. ...