SEB globalises options

Jan Rune Skorpen joins the bank on July 1 to manage the new global desk, reporting to head of FX in Stockholm, Terje Anderson.

Skorpen was previously at CSFB in Asia, where he worked in both the Tokyo and Singapore offices.

"We have an extensive options desk already," said Marcus Nysten, global head of FX at SEB in London. "We've been doing exotics for years, and are now really beefing up our competencies and focusing on the majors. We want to make sure we have the right competence when Swed