Trafigura hires ex-JP Morgan Asia commodities head

Other commodities moves at Citi, Danske Commodities & Marex Spectron

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Ray Eyles, the former chief executive of Asia commodities at JP Morgan, is set to join Netherlands-based commodity trader Trafigura as executive director of trading. A Geneva-based spokeswoman confirmed Eyles would start on November 1 and will be based in the firm's Singapore office.

Eyles left JP Morgan in the second quarter of this year, having served as head of Asia commodities since 2010. He is a veteran of JP Morgan and originally joined the US bank in 1988. Since then, he has held a variet