FX Week

BarCap FX chief rumoured to be Asia bound

Market sources tell FX Week Ritossa is to take over Barclays' Asian rates business, while retaining his role as global head of FX. The move indicates a continued push by the bank to build up its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

Ritossa was appointed to his London role in February 2002, arriving from Lehman Brothers, where he co-headed global FX for the US investment bank.

Under his leadership, the bank embarked on an aggressive growth strategy to expand its FX capabilities in the region a