FX dealers leave Merrill

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LONDON/NEW YORK -- Merrill Lynch is seeing a trickle of FX sales dealers leaving its dealing floors in London and New York, though spokespeople at both centres would not comment on whether the departures relate to the bank’s redundancy scheme, introduced in October 2001.

London-based dealers Tracey Duggan and Martin Mohr, and New York-based dealers Lauren Bopf and Bernadette Hamill all left the bank last December.

But officials would not say whether these departures were related to the bank’s