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Merrill hires head of FX strategy

Marcel Kasumovich joined the fixed-income research team at Merrill Lynch in New York last week as head of G-10 FX strategy.

Reporting to Yianos Kontopoulos, who joined the bank as chief global FX strategist in July, Kasumovich is responsible for formulating the bank’s G-10 currency forecasts and FX strategies, covering the US, Japan, Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Canada, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Kasumovich leaves Goldman Sachs, where he