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The Best Individuals in Asian G3 bonds for 2017
Top analysts
Rank
Name of Individual
Bank
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2
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5
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7
8
9
10
Highly commended
Varun Ahuja, J.P.Morgan
Tony Chen, Nomura
Mark Reade, Mizuho Securities
Bharat Shettigar, Standard Chartered
Diwakar Vijayvergia, Jefferies
Top economists & strategists
Rank
Name of Individual
Bank
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Highly commended
Andre de Silva, HSBC
Frederic Neumann, HSBC
Kaushik Rudra, Standard Chartered
Avanti Save, Barclays
Robin Xing, Morgan Stanley
Top salespeople
Rank
Name of Individual
Bank
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Highly commended
Elaine Chan, Barclays
Wilson Kau, Standard Chartered
Yan Lu, Credit Suisse
Joe Pang, Nomura
Kai-Jie Yeo, Citi
Top traders
Rank
Name of Individual
Bank
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Highly commended
Ankit Bafna, BNP Paribas
Antonio Gomez, Standard Chartered
Klemens Loeffler, HSBC
James Magsuci, Barclays
James Roberts, Barclays
Rohan Thakrar, Jefferies
 
 Note 1  Edwin Chan transitioned from UBS to UBS Wealth Management in late August 2017
 Note 2  Sandeep Tharian left Standard Chartered in early June 2017

 Top ranked for the past three consecutive years or longer
Note: Highly commended individuals are ranked in alphabetical order by their last name.
 
 
Methodology
As part of the 2017 Asian G3 Bond Benchmark Review, Asset Benchmark Research (ABR) asked more than 570 institutional investors active in the Asian G3 bond market, to nominate the top sell-side individuals by function: analysts, economists/strategists, salespeople and traders. About 640 sell-side individuals were nominated in 2017. The nominations are subject to two weightings: the first according to the rank in the nomination form and the second determined by the rating of the individual casting the vote. Based on the nominations received, the top ten individuals with the highest weighted score are ranked according to their job function. This year ABR reinstates a ‘Highly commended’ category honouring the next five individuals by function assessed by their highest weighted score.
The awardees of best individuals in Asian G3 Bonds for 2017 will be honoured at a gala dinner. Further details of the gala dinner can be found here.