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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. »

Eva Trouin

Nordnet first in Sweden with electronic mutual fund transfers

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 16:00

Nordnet and Fidelity have introduced Sweden’s first electronic mutual fund transfers via SWIFT. The ambition is to pave the way for a new industry standard with the ultimate aim of reducing processing times by half. »

Paul Stephens, CBOE

CBOE extends VIX and SPX options trading hours as global growth in VIX continues to build

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 12:09

We live in an age of 24-hour news coverage. Indeed, the information at our disposal is greater than at any point in human history. As such, hedge funds and other money managers need to trade the markets as and when news events occur. Such is the interconnected nature of global markets that an event taking place say, in Japan, will likely impact the US.  »

Finland

Nordea Bank Finland issues ETF and currency-linked notes

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 16:30

Nordea Bank Finland has issued a series (A986) of equity and currency-linked notes due 21 June 2019, Aktiebevis Amerikanske Ejendomsselskaber (USD) 2019, denominated in Danish Kroner (DKK) with ISIN Code DK0030362439 and Common Code 124122937. »

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FTSE starts transition to include China A Shares in global benchmarks

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 15:00

Following further increases in R/QFII allocations and improvements in the R/QFII application process, FTSE has begun its transition to include China A Shares in its widely followed global benchmarks with the launch of two transitional indexes for Emerging Markets. »

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CBOE Holdings increases share repurchase authorisation by USD100m

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 17:00

CBOE Holdings has increased its share repurchase authorisation by USD100 million. Including this new authorisation, the Board has authorised a total of USD500 million for buying back shares since 2011. »

NYSE

UBS gives clients access to NYSE bonds through UBS Bond Port

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 14:30

UBS and the New York Stock Exchange have formed a strategic relationship whereby UBS customers can connect to NYSE bonds through the UBS Bond Port (formerly UBS PIN-FI) to access a centralised pool of corporate bond liquidity. »

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Exegy to support additional foreign exchange venues

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 14:15

Exegy, a provider of high-performance market data normalisation and distribution solutions, has introduced six new feed handlers for foreign exchange venues.   »

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BATS files exclusive listings proposal

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed the “BATS Exclusive Listings Proposal” with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to improve investors’ trading experience in thinly-traded securities. »

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TMX Group announces new equity trading fee program

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:30

TMX Group is making important changes to its equity trading fee schedules that the firm hopes deliver significant benefits to the market.  »

London Stock Exchange

Fondul Proprietatea lists on LSE

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 11:00

Fondul Proprietatea, a Romanian closed-end fund managed by Franklin Templeton Investments, has been admitted to trading today on the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) by means of global depositary receipts (GDRs).  »

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GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Future backed by leading asset management firms

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 17:00

A number of leading European asset management firms have declared their intention to trade the Euro-denominated Interest Rate Swap Constant Maturity Futures (CMF) contracts on GMEX Exchange via their prime brokers.  »

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Citi Equity Balanced-Beta US Fund gets 5-star Morningstar Rating

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 20:00

Citi’s Equity Balanced-Beta US Fund has received a 5-star Morningstar Rating for its institutional “I” share class. »

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GH Financials joins ASX 24 and ASX Clear (Futures) as first remote clearing participant

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 20:00

GH Financials (GHF), a clearing firm for exchange-traded derivatives, has been approved for Trading Participation of ASX 24, and as a fully remote Clearing Participant of ASX Clear (Futures). »

liquidity

Sourcing liquidity takes centre stage as confidence in equity inflows returns

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 08:18

Sourcing sufficient liquidity to get large trades done is the top concern of institutional traders globally, according to a survey conducted by Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network.  »

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CME Group's Duffy to appear before US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 20:00

CME Group Executive Chairman and President Terry Duffy will appear before the US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, Wednesday, 25 March, to discuss reauthorising the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

global currencies

Nasdaq to power digital currency marketplace for Noble Markets

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 21:30

Noble Markets is to implement Nasdaq's X-stream trading technology for the company's soon to be launched digital currency marketplace.  »

Shares

Principal funds launches emerging markets equity fund

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 13:30

As a complement to its global investment product lineup, Principal Funds has launched the Principal Origin Emerging Markets Fund, offering shares for Class A (POEYX), Class I (POEIX) and Class R6 (POEFX). »

Tel Aviv stock exchange

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange partners with BluStar Indexes to launch Israel Global Tech index

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 12:00

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and BlueStar Indexes has launched the TASE-BlueStar Israel Global Technology Index (TA-BIGITech). »

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Asia Pacific Stock Exchange goes live with new Nasdaq trading technology

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 16:00

Asia Pacific Stock Exchange (APX) has gone live with its new trading platform powered by Nasdaq's X-stream Trading technology, as well as Genium FIX to power its APeX trading platform.  »

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FTSE strengthens China offering with new Onshore Bond Index Series

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 06:00

FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets has added to its China bond markets offering with the launch of the FTSE China Onshore Bond Index Series.  »

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Orc expands Nasdaq connectivity to include new energy futures exchange

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 09:00

Orc is to expand coverage of Nasdaq markets to include Nasdaq Futures Inc (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM), on its first day of trading. »

traders

FME begins live trading on Object Trading DMA Service Platform

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 11:00

Financial Market Engineering (FME) has begun live trading on Object Trading’s Direct Market Access (DMA) Service Platform.   »

Paul Chou, LedgerX

LedgerX selects Ancoa to deliver first real-time market surveillance capability for bitcoin options trading

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 08:00

Ancoa has been selected to provide the first real-time market and trade surveillance platform for monitoring bitcoin options trading on LedgerX.  »

data

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services to serve as exclusive licensor of PEGAS real-time market data

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 14:45

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services is the exclusive licensor of real-time market data for spot, derivatives and spread products traded on PEGAS, as of 1 January 2015.  »

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Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services team up for TARGET2-Securities

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 11:00

Eight months after announcing their plans to develop a new asset servicing model for TARGET2-Securities (T2S), Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services have signed a partnership agreement.  »

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Neonet joins REDI’s broker network

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:45

Neonet Securities has joined REDI’s broker network, providing mutual clients seamless access to Neonet’s suite of execution tools using the REDIPlus trade management platform. »

S&P Capital IQ Special Report

Can credit signals be a canary in the coalmine for equity investors?

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:01

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ »

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SWIFT/EFAMA report shows increase in fund processing standardisation

Thu, 27/11/2014 - 15:30

A new report form European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) and SWIFT has identified a growing volume of automated processed orders, received by transfer agents (TAs) in the H1 2014. »

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RARE Global Infrastructure Funds available on Calastone’s network

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:45

RARE, the Australian Infrastructure Investment Manager, has chosen Calastone to automate their global funds transactions. »

features
Special report
Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

Article
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.  ... »

Special report
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... »

Special report
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... »

Special report
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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