Job changes in the derivatives, regulation and risk industry throughout Asia
Inability to strictly manage risk common denominator of failing hedge fund managers
Concern over crowding in equity space and long US dollar
BNP Paribas recruits von Gunten from RBS as head of client strategy
BlueBay appoints head of credit strategy. Goldman veteran joins Citi’s prime brokerage while Guggenheim Fund Solutions appoints head of hedge fund solutions for Europe
On the move
On the move
While November was a good month for structured products in Switzerland, volumes fell 4.39% during the period from January to October 2010.
November has been an exciting month for structured products in Switzerland, with the Swiss Structured Product Association reporting record turnover and Vontobel seeing its market share fall to its lowest level this year.
As governments across Europe announce austerity measures designed to rein in deficits, sovereign and corporate bond investors are divided over the scale and timing of the cuts.
The debt crisis in Greece has brought volatility to the eurozone and given global markets the jitters. For many private banking accounts the affair has further underlined the attractiveness of emerging markets, where budget deficits are often lower and...
Swiss bank Julius Baer has hired Remo Caderas to trade foreign exchange forwards and fixed-income products in New York as part of an ongoing effort to ramp up its forex business.
Swiss financial institution Bank Julius Baer has launched an emerging markets FX desk in New York with the hire of two traders from Greenwich-based AIG Trading.
Declining political and economic stability has led to Bank Julius Baer launching a number of capital protected products, including investments that offer private investors exposure to rising gold prices, said the Swiss banking group.