December 1, 2020 - FX and Precious Metals technology provider Edgewater Markets has announced today the appointment of James Oliver as Director of Precious Metals Sales, based out of Edgewater's London office.

The hiring of Mr Oliver for Edgewater comes on the back of a recently announced significant increase in Precious Metals trading volumes at the firm. In August 2020, Edgewater announced that trading volumes had reached over 500m USD of Spot Gold and Silver executed daily. Mr. Oliver will be focusing on the continued expansion and distribution of Edgewater’s bullion transactions and partnerships across its suite of electronic pricing technologies, operating out of LD4, NY4, TY3 and AWS.

‘’James is a long-standing member of the London precious metals and commodity marketplace. With his contacts, and depth of knowledge, both in the spot and derivative side of electronic metals trading, he will bring great new opportunities to Edgewater’s current bullion business lines and partnerships. I am delighted he is joining our global team,” said Emanuel Georgouras, Edgewater’s Head of Europe.

James Oliver. Edgewater Markets,
Director of Precious Metals Sales.

“I am excited to be joining the Edgewater Markets team” commented James Oliver. “Their proven track record in global metals trading and proprietary technology solutions provides the ideal platform for the metals community, and I look forward to further growing their already successful business.”

James Oliver brings a wealth of industry experience in OTC and derivative based metals sales, and trading, spanning over 20 years.Immediately prior to joining Edgewater, Mr Oliver was Precious Metals specialist at EBS NEX Markets for over 5 years. Prior to that role, he was at CME Group for just over 6 years in a similar role.