The global derivatives industry must make a concerted effort to educate people about the usefulness of derivatives and deal with misconceptions, Jerry del Missier, head of rates and private equity and regional head of Europe for Barclays Capital, told...
The integration of Europe's financial markets faces an acute danger from resurgent nationalist self-interest among its regulators, Barclays Capital's head of rates and private equity and regional head of Europe, Jerry del Missier, told delegates attending...
Barclays Global Investors (BGI), the San Francisco-based asset management arm of Barclays Bank, has made four hires in its fixed-income department in anticipation of the launch of new long/short fixed-income products fund.
Barclays Capital is adding Japanese inflation-linked bonds (JGBi) to its global inflation-linked index at the end of April. This follows the Japanese Ministry of Finance saying it would give foreign investors access to the JGBi market from April 1, having...
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW), the investment banking arm of Dresdner Bank, has appointed six key directors to its foreign exchange businesses in London and Frankfurt.
Barclays Capital has bolstered its insurance and pensions solutions team with the appointment of Jon Exley as director.
European banks are cutting rating agencies down to size with a new loan data pooling initiative. Dutch bank NIB is leading the initiative. By Nicholas Dunbar
Goldman Sachs has followed in Barclays Capital’s footsteps by launching an electronic trading platform on Bloomberg for interest rate derivatives.
Mark-to-market accounting has frustrated credit portfolio managers at the largest international banks. It’s made their loan books more volatile and their derivatives hedges less efficient. But accounting standards setters may be ready to review the...
Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, has hired Jane Privett as a director within the UK institutional credit sales team.
Barclays Capital has hired Hans Vrensen as head of its European commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) research unit.
Competition in dealer-client electronic euro swaps trading is heating up with the launch of two new 'request-for-quote' (RFQ) multi-dealer interest rates swaps platforms in quick succession.
TriOptima, the Stockholm-based financial technology firm specialising in an over-the-counter swap 'tear-up' service, has extended its capabilities to oil swaps.
National Australia Bank (NAB) has continued its rebuilding process by hiring David Hicks as an Australian dollar forwards dealer.
Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of Barclays Bank, has made several appointments to its Frankfurt office, extending its coverage in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Barclays Capital has poached eight New York-based credit derivatives traders from Citigroup, including Doug Warren, a managing director, as well as Jonathan Koerner and Gregory Tell, both directors.
Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of London-based Barclays Bank, is to issue a synthetic collateralised debt obligation (CDO), backed by a series of commodity swaps.
London-based investment bank, Barclays Capital, has hired Kevin Gribben as a director in its illiquid credit trading division.
Alan Burnell, head of European swaps and government bond trading at Barclays Capital, is leaving the bank to set up a hedge fund.
Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) has hired Konstantin Krebs as a director of fixed-income derivatives sales.
Barclays Capital has continued its drive to boost its Asian credit derivatives business with another new hire in Hong Kong. William Pang joined the bank yesterday as director of Asian credit derivatives with responsibility for market risk.
Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of the UK’s Barclays Bank, has hired John Lovisolo as a managing director in its North American credit derivatives and structured product sales team.
Bank of Ireland's mortgage banking unit is readying the country’s first issuance of covered bonds backed by a pool of residential mortgages. The €2 billion issue, which will be triple-A rated, is set to be priced within the next month. Barclays Capital,...
Inter-dealer broker GFI has completed the first stage of its rollout of CreditMatch, its electronic trading platform for credit derivatives.