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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). »

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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. »

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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.   »

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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.  »

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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. »

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Fundsquare signs partnership agreement with Numen

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:00

Luxembourg Stock Exchange subsidiary Fundsquare has signed a strategic partnership with Numen, the European specialist in document process outsourcing and dematerialisation.  »

Merger

FIX Trading Community focuses on high performance

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:15

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, standards body at the heart of global financial trading, has combined all initiatives for the support of FIX for high performance trading and market data into a single working group. »

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Parabellum Markets chooses FlexTrade for white label FX and liquidity aggregation

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 15:30

Parabellum Markets has deployed FlexTrade Systems MaxxTrader as its full STP and white label FX trading system to aggregate liquidity and process Spot currencies, Forwards, NDFs, Swaps and Precious Metals. »

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Convergex introduces first new ADR depositary in nearly 20 years

Fri, 21/11/2014 - 06:00

Convergex has become the first financial institution to establish a new ADR Depositary for the marketplace in almost 20 years.  »

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REDI adds Evercore ISI to multi-broker network

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 11:30

REDI Holdings has added Evercore ISI Institutional Equities’ (Evercore ISI) electronic execution platform to the REDI multi-broker network. »

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Calastone appoints Cristóbal Conde as chairman

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 06:00

Global funds transaction network Calastone has appointed Cris Conde as the firm’s new Chairman of the Board. »

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HSBC to support institutional investors with one-stop solution to access China’s domestic equity market

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 16:49

HSBC’s Custody Plus platform provides investors with an integrated execution, custody and clearing and foreign exchange platform that removes the need to pre-deliver securities before the execution of sell orders on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.  »

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Yuanta Securities go live on Calastone network

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:56

Taiwanese distributor, Yuanta Securities has become the first securities firm in Taiwan to adopt automation by going live on the Calastone global transaction network. »

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Irish Stock Exchange launches ISE Fund Hub

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:01

The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has launched ISE Fund Hub, a web-based information portal for funds which are listed on the ISE. »

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Forex broker Armada Markets reports record trading volume of USD23.3bn in October

Tue, 04/11/2014 - 14:30

Armada Markets, a global spot forex broker, has reported a record USD23.3 billion trading volume for October, which is 103 per cent higher compared to October 2013 and 14 per cent higher compared to the previous month. »

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Bloomberg launches List trading tool for Interest Rate Swaps

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 11:07

Bloomberg’s multi-asset swap execution facility, Bloomberg SEF LLC, has launched a List trading tool for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). »

Number 6

Exclusive invitation to S&P Capital IQ’s 6th London Alpha Series Event – Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets


Thu, 30/10/2014 - 16:05

Hedgeweek is working in collaboration with S&P Capital IQ on its forthcoming “6th Alpha Series Event” entitled: Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets.  »

features
Special report
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"... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

Article

Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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