The sale of structured products in the US has increased by around 36% in June and July. In the UK, the market in the same two months was characterised by the continuing dominance of capital-at-risk products.
Chiefs at Russia’s RTS Stock Exchange, the Ukrainian Exchange and Kazakhstan’s Regional Financial Centre (RFCA) reveal that they are looking into launching more exchange-traded funds (ETF), indexes and other derivatives contracts across commodities...
Citi continues Asian FX team expansion by relocating Perret-Green from Citi's Europe markets division to Asia to head FX strategy. Citi says its foreign exchange daily trading volumes exceed $15 billion a day in Asia.
The eurozone debt crisis and still-nervy stocks haven’t been enough to depress Australian derivatives markets, and competition has intensified over the last 12 months. Last year’s top two banks retain their hold – but they have a host of other dealers...
Following a major sell-off in the second half of last year, the antipodean financial markets are seeing significant inflows of foreign capital in 2009 due to the resilience of the Australian economy. Dealers are also profiting from derivatives activity...
Paul Hodes will relocated from Malaysia to Singapore to look after traditional managed investments in Asia for Citi's wealth management unit.
Thierry Sciard, previously head of alternatives at Fortis Investments, joins StormHarbour.
In a surprise move, First database founder Penny Cagan departs Algorithmics.
Citi’s global footprint has enabled it to benefit from the development of onshore, offshore and basis markets. The bank’s head of markets for Asia, Rodrigo Zorrilla, says Citi has also catered to client demand by supplying a steady stream of exotics....
Latest hire in a series of senior appointments to the firm's FX business
The webinar discusses perspectives, ideas and actionable steps to help optimise firms' approaches to energy trade surveillance, assess and respond to new compliance demands driven by regulators or internal policies.
2010's Global Custody Survey paints a positive picture for market participants as assets under custody rise for the majority of respondents. Sophia Morrell reports.
Fifteen banks accused of mis-selling mortgage-backed securities
Energy Risk catches up with the latest appointments, promotions and departures in global commodity markets
Richard Bowler, head of shipping and freight at Citigroup, talks to Katie Holliday about the highs and lows of working with freight derivatives and his recent move into the LNG market
Normura Securities North America appoints Julie Persily and Steven Seltzer as co-heads of leveraged finance and Alexis Lasser as head of private capital markets, Americas.
Rowe departs Citi to head up Crédit Agricole’s Asian trading group.
Pankaj Vaish joins Citi as head of markets for South Asia from Nomura.
Four more join equity derivatives in London
Chris Lee has taken over global market investment products and the db-x division in Asia for Deutsche Bank. Formerly head of the structured products group at UBS, Lee started at Deutsche in the last week of June.