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11:00 December 11th 2006 in News, Banks

Bad Week for Fixed Income Jobs

Last week was a bad one in the fixed income markets where the axe fell at Dresdner Kleinwort, HSBC and the Royal Bank of Canada. At Dresdner Kleinwort, sources report that 125 front office jobs have gone at the bank, including ...
Robert McTamaney, the London-based co-head of global foreign exchange at Goldman Sachs, is relocating to Tokyo to jointly run the bank's pan-Asian securities business with Katsunori Sago. He will start his new role at the beginning of next year, a ...

11:00 December 4th 2006 in News, Banks

RBS Extends IRD Service on Bloomberg

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has extended its interest rate derivatives offering on Bloomberg to include US dollar treasury swap spreads, swap curve trades and butterflies. RBS is the first dealer to offer an electronic execution service in US ...
Lehman Brothers has named Satu Parikh as global head of commodities. Previously, he was head of liquid markets, Asia, which included coverage of rates, foreign exchange and commodities. As part of the move, Parikh will relocate to Lehman's New York ...

11:00 November 27th 2006 in News, Banks

Citigroup Creates FICC Group

Citigroup has formed a new Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) global business group, it announced internally last week. The group combines the global fixed income and emerging markets sales and trading divisions and represents "a natural evolution toward providing ...
Blythe Masters is taking over from David Puth as global head of currencies and commodities at JP Morgan, a spokesperson tells Squawkbox. The move follows Puth's decision to step down at the end of the year to pursue other interests. ...
ABN Amro has launched a new UK business to provide clients with access to structured products through a regulated fund vehicle. The bank says the new team will build on its global presence in the structured products market and will ...

17:00 November 13th 2006 in News, Banks

Dresdner Kleinwort to Join EBS Prime

Dresdner Kleinwort has become the latest to join EBS as a prime bank, enabling it to offer prime brokerage services on EBS Spot. EBS Prime is a relationship model for the spot FX market which will enable Dresdner Kleinwort to ...
Deutsche Bank has restructured its global research business into three globally integrated groups: global company research; global fixed income strategies and economics; and global equity strategies and quantitative methods.   Guy Ashton, presently head of European company research, will assume the ...

10:00 October 23rd 2006 in News, Banks

New Global FX Head for StanChart

Standard Chartered has appointed Richard Leighton as global head of foreign exchange replacing Nick Beecroft who moves to another senior role within the bank.   Based in London and reporting to Mike Bass, global head of rates and FX, Leighton will ...