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JPMC hires StanChart's Piron

JP Morgan Chase has hired Claudio Piron as Asia FX strategist. Based in Singapore, Piron is responsible for the bank's regional research views on Asian currency markets. He will work with Frank Gong in China, Yen Ping Ho in Singapore, Jiwon Lim in Korea, Siddarth Mathur in India and Tohru Sasaki in Japan.

Piron joins the bank from Standard Chartered, where he has worked for the past six years. Most recently he was global head of FX strategy, based in Singapore. At