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Goldman Sachs, which earned a third of its profit from trading last year, has moved Guy Saidenberg from head of global foreign-exchange trading to allow JPMorgan’s Kayhan Mirza to assume the job.

Bloomberg Newa reports that Saidenberg, who was named to the currencies post last year, becomes global co-head of commodities trading with Greg Agran in June, Goldman Sachs said in a March 28 internal memo. That’s when Mirza joins as a partner and chief of the unit that Saidenberg ran, the bank said in a separate memo.

In the meantime, Bloomberg also reports that Prudential Financial hired Filippo Arcieri from Hartford Financial Services to help oversee $185bn in bonds

Arcieri is a senior portfolio manager for investment-grade corporate securities at Prudential Fixed Income, the company said today in a statement. He was co-head of investment-grade credit at Hartford, where he oversaw more than $25bn of insurer and client funds.

'Filippo brings extensive experience in sector and industry allocation, and security selection, along with a global expertise, which helps to round out our team', Steven Kellner, head of Prudential Fixed Income’s corporate debt portfolios, said in the statement.

Goldman Sachs's Saidenberg Moving to Commodities Head

Prudential Hires Hartford's Arcieri for Fixed-Income Post

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