Orc Software, the Stockholm-based technology vendor that supplies systems for market-making, trading and brokerage, has signed an agreement with Citigroup to allow all its existing customers to access the Citibank automated trading platform (Cats-OS)...
London-based Barclays Capital has made five appointments to its corporate risk management and derivatives group.
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) has made three appointments to form a new Nordic financial institutions derivatives marketing team in London. The team will market the bank’s full range of derivatives products across asset classes to clients in...
Boston-based private equity group Thomas H Lee Partners (THL) will acquire a majority stake in Refco, a New York-based financial services firm involved in derivatives execution and clearing, as well as a provider of prime brokerage services for fixed...
FX Concepts, a New York-based currency manager, has hired two options specialists to enhance its quantitative research, foreign exchange options and non-directional strategies management.
Deutsche Bank has lost two of its top derivatives marketers for Latin America. Hugo Faria, head of Latin American derivatives marketing and Mauricio Esquenazi, Faria’s deputy, have left for UBS and Credit Suisse First Boston, respectively.
Deutsche Bank’s global equity derivatives group has hired Zemach Sternberg as head of global quantitative trading in New York.
Currency options traders are finding themselves hotly pursued, as a series of high-profile moves around the world has set off a chain of demand, reports RiskNews’ sister publication, FX Week .
The departure of Martin Wiedmann from UBS in Zurich last week sparked a guessing game among his peers over which bank he is set to join, reports RiskNews ' sister publication FX Week .
Standard Chartered has hired Will Shropshire in a dual capacity as head of foreign exchange options trading, Asia and global head of forex investor products in Singapore.
Far-sighted banks and brokers are drawing up their foreign exchange battle plans for the Europe that will be enlarged by the ten new member states joining this weekend, reports RiskNews' sister publication FX Week .
Zar Amrolia has returned to Deutsche Bank as global head of bank sales for foreign exchange and commodities.
Deutsche Bank will reorganise its securitised products group (SPG), the bank said yesterday. It will merge its collaterised debt obligation business with credit hybrid business within the SPG group.
Deutsche Bank has signalled its intention to target China’s derivatives market with the appointment of the bank’s Singapore-based head of integrated credit trading, Feng Gao, as co-head of its global markets business in China.
Deutsche Bank has snared two interest rate options traders from rival investment bank Goldman Sachs.
Deutsche Bank has appointed two co-heads of structured credit trading for North America, Kevin Bell and Ross Taylor, who will be based in the bank’s New York office.
Deutsche Bank has named Gordon Wallace and Nitin Gulabani as co-heads of global foreign exchange trading.
Deutsche Bank has appointed Piero Ghezzi as head of Latin American strategy, with responsibility for analysing the region's debt, foreign exchange, local bond and fixed-income derivatives markets.
Deutsche Bank has appointed Phil Weingord as head of global markets, North America.
Deutsche Bank has made a number of management changes to its institutional client group (ICG) in Asia and Australia.
Deutsche Bank has hired Zia Huque from Merrill Lynch to take charge of its European and Asia-Pacific debt syndicate.
Deutsche Bank could be about to close the forex-earnings gap with rival Citigroup, if foreign exchange figures match the 33% dollar-terms improvement in its debt group, announced last week, reports Risk's sister publication FX Week .
The head of group market risk's stress-testing approach has helped transform Deutsche Bank.
A number of German public-sector banks will start pooling operational loss data next year, in a bid to create an op risk loss database that could, they say, eventually include banks from other European countries.