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DTCC urges legislation to help deliver G20 goals

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 13:52

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has urged legislative and industry action to address three key obstacles that are hindering achievement of the G20 transparency goals set forth by policymakers in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.  ...Read more

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EM and Commodities Funds remain under pressure in late July

EM and Commodities Funds remain under pressure in late July

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:25

The fourth week in July saw mutual fund investors pull more money out of Emerging Markets Equity and Commodities Sector Funds as they digested the latest macroeconomic data from China and looked ahead to the July meeting of the US Federal Reserve. »

CISE ceases discussions with GXG’s SME marketplaces

CISE ceases discussions with GXG’s SME marketplaces

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:14

The Channel Islands Securities Exchange Limited (CISE) has ceased discussions regarding the acquisition of the European marketplace for SMEs, the Danish-based GXG Markets A/S (GXG). »

Nikko Asset Management deepens coverage in Asia with promotion of seasoned executives

Nikko Asset Management deepens coverage in Asia with promotion of seasoned executives

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:12

Deepening its commitment to the fast-growing Asian markets, Nikko Asset Management has promoted seasoned executives in Singapore and Hong Kong to lead client development and further strengthen its institutional and intermediary businesses throughout Asia. »

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:10

Algomi, the network company providing information-matching solutions for the optimisation of fixed income liquidity, has signed the 100th buy-side firm to its Honeycomb network globally. »

Solactive launches Swiss Equal-Weight Index

Solactive launches Swiss Equal-Weight Index

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:09

Solactive AG has launched the Solactive Swiss Equal-Weight Net Total Return Index, designed to represent the performance of large capitalisation stocks in Switzerland and based on an equal-weight approach. »

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Investor demand for core private real estate funds drops

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:30

This extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Real Estate, Q2 2015 focuses on institutional investors in private real estate and their plans for the next 12 months regarding strategy, regional preferences and the size and number of planned capital commitments. »

CBRE Clarion Securities live on Charles River IMS as a hosted service

CBRE Clarion Securities live on Charles River IMS as a hosted service

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:30

CBRE Clarion Securities, a registered investment advisory firm, is live on the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) delivered as a hosted service.  »

BATS files client suspension rule to expedite action against customers engaging in layering and spoofing

BATS files client suspension rule to expedite action against customers engaging in layering and spoofing

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:22

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission the BATS Client Suspension Rule, which would enable the company to take swifter action to prohibit manipulative behaviour, such as spoofing and layering, on the BATS Exchanges. »

EBS BrokerTec introduces combined Executive Management Team 

EBS BrokerTec introduces combined Executive Management Team 

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:18

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has formed an EBS BrokerTec Executive Management Team.  »

EY signs up to FinTech trade body Innovate Finance

EY signs up to FinTech trade body Innovate Finance

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:20

EY has signed a membership deal with Innovate Finance, the global FinTech association based in the UK, as part of its commitment to build its FinTech practice and champion the UK as the world’s global hub for FinTech innovation.  »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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AlphaQ – April 2015

AlphaQ – April 2015

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

The hunt for diverse streams of alpha is intensifying, and skill-based risk-adjusted returns are the Holy Grail for all investment managers. Global Fund Media (GFM) brings you AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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AlphaQ - June 2015

AlphaQ – June 2015

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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Market focus shifts to the ‘Fed’

Stéphane Monier, Lombard Odier

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 17:35

Stéphane Monier (pictured), Chief...»

UK growth rebounds in Q2

Azad Zangana, Schroders

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:57

Schroders Senior European Economist, ...»

China – Lessons to be learned as the market matures

Jade Fu, Heartwood Investment Management

Wed, 15/07/2015 - 13:14

Jade Fu (pictured), Investment Manager,...»

Euro is an exchange rate system rather than a single currency

Simon Derrick, BNY Mellon

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 13:24

Simon Derrick (pictured), Chief Currency...»

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