Barclays has hired Igor Arsenin as head of emerging Asia interest rates strategy, the bank said in a statement released yesterday.
Arsenin’s role is a new position and he is expected to work closely with Barclay’s global rates strategy team. He started this week, based in Singapore, and reports to Nigel Chalk, head of emerging Asia research.
Chalk joined Barclays from the IMF, where he was a senior economist, in June. He is in charge of the UK bank’s macroeconomic, foreign exchange and interest rate teams across the region, including Australia and New Zealand, but not Japan.
Chalk reports to Piero Ghezzi, head...