Commodities drive client FX

Cross-selling opportunities are coming from either corporate clients, such as gold producers in Australia, where FX is explicitly coupled with commodity hedging, or implicitly from investors trading on correlations between the two asset classes, said Dan Almeida, New York-based global head of FX sales at Deutsche Bank. "Both sides are growing because commodity prices have gone up. Less solvent corporates are now asset-richer, so their ability to get involved is greater. On the investor side,