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UK retail forex platform 4X lures former Commerzbank luminary Colin Smith out of retirement

4X Currency, the UK-based online foreign exchange dealing company for retail investors, has appointed Colin Smith as Senior Account Executive. He will head up 4X Currency's business development and sales strategy following the launch of its new 4X Dealer technology, which aims to enable individuals and companies to receive live, up-to-the-minute, market rates on their desktops.

John Matthews quits BGI to run client service at ABN Amro Mellon

ABN AMRO Mellon Global Securities Services says it has appointed John Matthews as Securities Lending Client Service Manager. Matthews joins the bank from BGI, where he was Product Manager, Fixed Income Lending, and will report to Mark Tidy, Securities Lending Product Manager.

David Cantillon to head European prime brokerage at Morgan Stanley

David Cantillon has left Goldman Sachs to join Morgan Stanley in London as a Managing Director and Head of European Prime Brokerage. Cantillon joins Morgan Stanley from Goldman Sachs where he worked for 12 years, most recently as head of Prime Brokerage Sales in Europe. In this role, he was responsible for business development and sales of prime brokerage and swaps products to hedge funds. Between 1998 and 2004, Cantillon was Head of European Convertible Bonds at Goldman Sachs.

Chris Dearie to head data feeds business at Tullett Prebon

Tullett Prebon Information says Chris Dearie has been apppointed as Head of its Global Direct Feeds service. Dearie is charged with driving Tullett Prebon's Direct Feeds product, which ams to deliver independent OTC market data.