The Royal Bank of Scotland Financial Markets (RBS) announced the appointments of Stuart Scott and Zara Allsworth to its FX business in London. Stuart Scott joins RBS as a Yen Trader. Previously Scott worked for HSBC where he spent six years trading Spot FX in both Hong Kong and London. Prior to this he worked with NCNB for five years. Zara Allsworth joins RBS in Interbank Sales. Previously Allsworth was at Commerzbank, London, where she has worked for two years on a sales desk servicing non-reciprocal banks and central banks. Prior to this she worked for over five years in the FX business at Nomura in London.
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