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The National Australia Bank is midway through a concerted effort to broaden its reach into the corporate and funds management sectors. Since January, the bank has relocated several senior managers in an effort to place local heads of markets in ...
The forex market is on the verge of a dramatic transformation-one that could mark the death of the interbank market as we know it-or so say some industry sources. The change would put customers on par with the banks, using ...
While some in Singapore say life is beginning to return to normal since the height of the Asian currencies crisis, with volumes picking up and confidence returning, others say that the recovery may not be robust enough for banks to ...
Perréard Partners Investment (PPI), the new Geneva-based asset management firm started by Yves Perréard, began trading in May with CHF10 million under management. Perréard says he hopes to raise this amount to CHF100 million by the end ...
UBS has lost about a half-dozen traders from its London spot desk in recent months. Among those that have left the bank are: Steven Walker, Stuart McPhee, Paul Carlier, Giovanni Pozzi and Bjarne Olesen, a spokesperson confirms. Walker has joined ...
By Chris Dunne, Reuters Limited According to most estimates available in the market today, only about 10% of the total volume of FX trading is transacted specifically for the delivery of a currency. This leaves the vast majority of FX trading ...
By Martin Gymer, FX Derivative Consultants The quickest way to interrupt the flow of an articulate, intelligent, Exotic Option Trader is to ask them about the higher order Greeks. Most are programmed to politely or otherwise immediately change the conversation ...
By Gene Frieda, 4Cast The speed with which Brazil has staved off a devaluation-driven inflation spiral and domestic debt default has confounded the sceptics. Before Argentina stepped in the way, debt spreads had approached pre-Russian crisis levels barely two months ...
By Michael Wallace, Standard & Poor’s MMS The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is quickly moving down the path of turning monetary policy from an art into a science. Since the beginning of the year, the SNB has been quietly reforming ...