ABN AMRO has announced the appointment of John Nelson as global head of its financial markets business. Nelson, previously head of global markets Americas for ABN AMRO and executive committee member of the LaSalle Bank Corporation, will now have global responsibility for the sales and trading of all derivative, foreign exchange, credit, interest rate and treasury products. He continues to sit on the global markets executive management team and report to Gary Page, head of global markets.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.