BNP Paribas has made a number of leadership changes to its electronic trading, prime services and derivatives teams across the global markets business.
Virtu and Fidessa have entered into a liquidity agreement as MiFID II rules sweep the industry.
Jason Stipe joins BNP Paribas from Citi where he spent more than 11 years in various execution technology roles.
SPIRE platform was launched in May last year by BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan.
Cowen Group’s acquisition of Convergex last year has positioned the company strongly in Europe as firms tackle MiFID II.
Jonathan Finney was hired earlier this month as a director of European business development in a newly created position.
Naseer Al-Khudairi worked at Credit Suisse for 20 years and will join Barclays in March.
Investec appoints co-CEOs as three of its founding members will step down in October this year.
CEO of corporate and investment banking at JP Morgan, Daniel Pinto, has been tipped as possible successor for Jamie Dimon.
Jeff Doherty will oversee research and sales after Instinet combined Nomura’s research business with its cash equities platform.