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Systematic firm Xenfin adds fixed-income, macro


London-based systematic trading firm Xenfin Capital has hired Luca Rubinelli to head up a new fixed-income trading arm, as well as managing a global macro strategy.

Rubinelli previously worked as a multi-asset portfolio manager on the proprietary trading desk of a family office. Before that, he was a director in the derivatives solutions group at Société Générale. His 18-year career has also included stints in the fixed-income division of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, and at Paribas and JPMorgan.

At Xenfin, Rubinelli will manage the Global Macro Absolute Return Trading strategy, a semi-systematic approach that filters daily and intraday signals