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  • People moves in brief

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch hires fintech chief — Perella Weinberg builds European restructuring team — UniCredit finds SSA trading boss.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • MarketAxess’s new buy targets SSA trading

    LiquidityEdge, which operates an electronic marketplace for US Treasuries, could now look at offering a similar service in the European government bond market after its purchase by MarketAxess. The latter’s president, Chris Concannon, sees the pressure European banks face to cut costs as a boon for trading automation in the region.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Bloomberg bolsters reg reporting product with RegTek buy

    Bloomberg has acquired regulatory consultancy and technology company RegTek Solutions as it pushes to strengthen its regulatory reporting product.

    • 14 Aug 2019
  • UniCredit appoints new SSA trading head

    UniCredit has hired a new head of trading for sovereigns, supranationals and agencies to its European government bond trading desk in Milan.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Central banks should publish compounded post-Libor rates

    One of the biggest, if not the biggest problems facing borrowers in the move away from Libor is a mathematical one. Everyone agrees coupons based on the new risk-free rates should be compounded. But no one can agree on how to do the compounding. Central banks could solve this at a stroke.

    • 06 Aug 2019
  • FMS-W appoints new treasury head

    FMS Wertmanagement has made an internal appointment for the new head of its treasury, following the departure of Tim Armbruster in July.

    • 05 Aug 2019
  • NordLB banker to join Ålandsbanken treasury

    A rates and structured sales banker at NordLB has resigned and will taking a job in the treasury department of Ålandsbanken, a bank headquartered in the Åland Islands, an autonomous region in Finland.

    • 01 Aug 2019