David Woo Joins BofA Merrill Lynch Global
Research as Head of Global Rates and Currencies
August 04, 2010 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research today announced that David
Woo has joined the firm as head of Global Rates and Currencies Research. In this role, Woo is responsible for
forecasting the G10 currencies, as well as managing our regional interest rate research teams. Woo, who reports to
Candace Browning, head of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, will also serve as a member of the Research
Executive Management Committee.
“As a globally top-ranked research franchise, our clients know that they can count on us to deliver best-in-class
expertise that will empower them in their investment decisions,” said Browning. "David will help us strengthen our
fixed income research platform by spearheading the integration of our developed markets foreign exchange and
interest rate coverage".
Woo joins BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research from Barclays Capital, where he served as head of Global Foreign
Exchange Strategy for the past six years, and as head of Global Technical Strategy for the past two years. Before
joining Barclays, Woo spent four years at Citigroup as head of Local Markets Strategy for Europe, the Middle East
and Africa. He began his career as an economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. and has a
Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.
The BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research franchise covers over 3,100 stocks globally and ranks in the top tier in
many external surveys. Most recently, the group was named 2010 Top Global Broker (second consecutive
year), Top Europe Broker, No. 2 U.S. Broker and No. 3 Asia broker by Financial Times/StarMine. In addition,
the group was named No. 1 in the 2010 Institutional Investor All-Emerging Europe Research team survey and
No. 3 in the 2010 Institutional Investor All-Europe team survey for pan-European coverage. In 2009, the team