Thursday, 27 November 2014
Last updated 11 hours ago
Apr 29 2010 | 9:54am ET
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking has appointed Vasilis Koutsaftis as director in the foreign exchange and interest rate structuring group in New York.
In his new role, Vasilis will focus on hedge fund, real money and corporate clients in the Americas. He reports to George Nunn, head of forex and IR structuring in the U.S.
Vasilis joins the firm from JPMorgan, where he spent three years on the forex options trading desk in New York and another three years on the USD rates exotics desk.
"We are very pleased to welcome Vasilis to the Bank. BNP Paribas is already a top-10 bank globally in foreign exchange and we are looking to move into the top-five names,” said Nunn. “This requires us to continue hiring and investing in the FX arena, including exotic currencies, hybrids and prime brokerage activity. We are confident Vasilis will play an integral part in this advancement."
Nov 4 2014 | 9:45am ET
Data management is important to every business, but for hedge funds, it is critical. FINalternatives recently asked Peter Sanchez, CEO of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, how fund managers can deal with the demands of managing data while at the same time remain transparent and abide by operational best practices. Read more…
Reg NMS created a huge bifurcation in equity markets and while much of what has followed has been positive, in terms of lower fees and greater liquidity, many traders would like to see the market come...