LOOSE CHANGE

LOOSE CHANGE

A sneak preview of results in FX Week's Best Banks in FX Awards shows "blokish" support within the industry for beleaguered merchant bank Barings Plc. Barings is generally considered a rabbit among tigers in the world of FX, sources say. But at least one of its peers, surveyed last November, deemed Barings 21-strong FX team to be the best in London. That alone must bring a smile to the face of Barings treasurer Tony Hawes -- one of the last executives to see disgraced trader Nick Leeson at