Calyon has added to its Asian derivatives capabilities with five sales and trading hires in Hong Kong. The French bank's interest-rate derivatives and hybrids trading team has added three traders while the credit markets and CDO team has added a salesperson and a trader.

Anthony Lau was previously head of Standard Chartered's interest-rate derivatives trading desk and will take up a similar role at Calyon û head of trading for vanilla interest-rate derivatives, reporting to Cecil Leung. David Fung and Jamie Lin will also join his team as traders. Fung previously traded interest-rate derivatives at NatWest and Lin worked in Lau's team at StanChart.

At the same time, the credit markets and CDO team has hired two recruits from BNP Paribas. King Yut Quan joins as a credit flow trader, focusing on market making and trading Asian bonds and credit default swaps, reporting to Anitza Nip, and Wilson Kau will coordinate client coverage for credit flow products in South-East Asia, Greater China and Korea, reporting to Pierre Trecourt.