HSBC Hires Choi to Head Asia Emerging Markets Foreign Exchange

HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe’s largest bank, has hired Clyde Choi as its head of emerging markets foreign-exchange trading in Asia.

Choi was previously with UBS in Singapore, where he headed the Asian macro interest rate and foreign-exchange trading operations, HSBC said in a statement.

Choi will report to Hossein Zaimi, head of foreign exchange and metals for Asia, and to Mark Johnson, global head of foreign-exchange cash trading.

Ryuichi Atsuta was also named director, head of foreign-exchange trading, in Japan. He used to work for Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch in Japan as head of foreign exchange, according to the statement.

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