NatWest Markets wins Rising Star Dealer for Asia Pacific and Deals of the Year at the mtn-i awards 2019

NatWest Markets has won two awards at the mtn-i awards 2019. These awards recognise success in the Medium Term Note (MTN) and private placement markets across Asia Pacific.

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RBS appoints Alison Rose as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) today announces the appointment of Alison Rose as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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NatWest Markets appoints Oliver Cooke as Chief Digital Officer

NatWest Markets has appointed Oliver Cooke as Chief Digital Officer, a newly-created role in which he will lead and shape the bank’s digital client strategy to improve user experiences and solutions for our clients.

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NatWest Markets to expand open source coding

NatWest Markets has announced today that it will begin to contribute to open source projects.

Until recently, the bank’s participation in open source was to consume code and use it to build innovative products and services for customers. The decision to now also contribute to open source projects sends a strong signal that the bank is committed to collaborating with financial services peers to help raise standards and the pace at which it can deliver to customers.

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NatWest Markets Securities Japan Limited announces plans for executive changes

Kenji Yamamoto has decided to step down from his current position as Japan Country Executive and President of NatWest Markets Securities Japan Limited (NWMSJ) after completing four successful years in the office. Yusuke Asai has joined NWMSJ as Advisor and the plan is for him to take over as Japan Country Executive and President of NWMSJ on 1 November 2019 upon receiving the necessary regulatory approval.

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NatWest Markets launches free website to help calculate compounded SONIA

NatWest Markets has today launched a website - – to help calculate compounded rates for Sterling Overnight Index Average (SONIA) as the market transitions away from the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR).

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NatWest Markets hires Michael Papa as Head of U.S. Investment Grade Credit Strategy & Credit Trading

NatWest Markets has appointed Michael Papa as Head of U.S. Investment Grade Credit Trading & Credit Strategy. Michael joins NatWest Markets after spending the last 9 years as Head of Credit Trading at Nomura Holdings Inc. and has previously held senior trading roles at BNP Paribas and Bear Stearns.

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NatWest Markets establishes new framework to facilitate investment in high ESG-rated products

NatWest Markets has today announced the establishment of a new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) product framework that will facilitate investments in high ESG-rated assets. This framework is the first of its kind in the market and offers corporate and institutional investors the opportunity to subscribe to a range of NatWest Markets' shorter dated ESG-linked liquidity and funding products.

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NatWest Markets appoints Kirk Wylie from State Street as Head of Technology for Financing & Risk Solutions

NatWest Markets has appointed Silicon Valley veteran, Kirk Wylie, as Head of Financing & Risk Solutions Technology, where he will lead on the further digitisation of the business. He joins from State Street, where he served as EMEA Head of Architecture and Global Head of Application Platform services.

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NatWest Markets FI DCM team wins ‘Coming of Force in FIG Bonds’ award at the 2019 Global Capital Bond Awards

Congratulations to our Financial Institution Debt Capital Markets team (FI DCM) who won the ‘Coming of Force in FIG Bonds’ award at the 2019 Global Capital Bond Awards Wednesday night.

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NatWest Markets named #1 UK Corporate FX Service Quality Leader

We are delighted to have been named  #1* UK Corporate FX Service Quality Leader in the 2018 Greenwich Associates FX Study.

(*) tied ranking.

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Best FX Prime Brokerage award win for NatWest Markets

We are delighted to have won the Best FX Prime Brokerage award at the Profit & Loss Digital FX Awards 2019. The awards highlight banks that drive strategic and technological shifts in the FX industry, foster innovation and help their clients to stay ahead.

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NatWest Markets bolsters Desk Strategy with new hires

NatWest Markets announced today that it has made three new desk strategist appointments in London, effective immediately, as it expands its trading desk strategy capability for rates, FX and emerging market products.

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NatWest Markets makes FXmicropay available on SAP Commerce Cloud

FXmicropay, a NatWest Markets Plc service, is now available through the SAP® App Center to help online businesses capture foreign exchange margins on cross-border sales, generate new revenue, or lower prices for their customers.

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In the media

Technology, Tariffs, and Talent - An Economist’s Perspective

An RMA Journal interview with: 

Michelle Girard
Co-Head of Global
Economics &
Chief US Economist,
NatWest Markets.

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