RBS hires four in FX and rates

Global head of rates Ian Gaskell said the creation of the bank's rates unit last year from a merger of interest rate derivatives and bonds had helped it reach more clients, and the appointments "are a consequence of this growth".

Steve Ashley is set to join the bank in August as head of London delta trading, managing RBS's forward forex, interest rates and bonds. Reporting to Gaskell, Ashley was previously at UBS in London, where he worked for eight years, most recently as head of European g