BLTs and glitchy Wi-Fi: lockdown life for FX execs

With traders transacting trillions from their living rooms, currency markets are adapting to new normal

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Towards the end of our interview with Brian McCappin, his daughter Lily walks into the room with a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. Next, the global head of institutional foreign exchange sales at Citi in New York is booked for a virtual lunch meeting with a client in Boston. As a treat for McCappin, his 10-year-old daughter has agreed to cater the occasion.

At McCappin’s workstation, Tammy, a large, very speckled black and white Havanese, has taken to sleeping under his desk.

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