Barclays boss is bullish

Barclays chairman and CEO, Robert Morrice is bullish about the region''s prospects, and his firm is still hiring.

Are you quite bullish on prospects

MorriceYes, the increase in debt issuance across the region is obviously positive for us. The volatility is also very positive because it forces investors back into the marketplace and means they have to think about liability management and rates of return. Plus there are a lot of new products becoming popular in the region, such as next generation CDOs growth in some business areas, such as commodities and an increased interest in forex. So it bodes well.

Have you been hiring on the derivatives side

I have been running our Asia Pacific business for about two-and-a-half years now. For the first...

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