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Prime money market funds' market risk has increased, says Moody’s

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 20:00

Prime money market funds (MMFs) across the board saw their market risk increase in Q1 2015 driven by Moody's Investor Services’ new banking methodology released in March.  »

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ESMA calls for modification of UCITS Directive

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 19:00

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is calling for a modification of the UCITS Directive to take into account the clearing obligations for certain types of over-the-counter (OTC) financial derivative transactions under EMIR. »

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Bank of Taiwan and Northern Trust announce global custody collaboration

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 18:00

Northern Trust and Bank of Taiwan are teaming up to offer institutional investors in Taiwan access to Bank of Taiwan’s local expertise and Northern Trust’s global custody and asset servicing capabilities. »

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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. »

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RMB Asset Management promotes Benjamin Armstrong

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 16:30

Benjamin Armstrong, CFA, a portfolio manager in charge of the fixed income investment strategies with RMB Asset Management, has been promoted to senior vice president. »

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Wells Fargo Advantage Funds makes changes to money market fund lineup

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 11:00

Wells Fargo Advantage Funds is making changes to its money market fund lineup to address the regulatory changes adopted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in July 2014.  »

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European institutions look to alternatives for increased yield

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:26

Research firm Cerulli Associates has found that close to 70 per cent of European pensions plan to increase allocations to various alternative investment classes, principally infrastructure, in their search for diversification.   »

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OTCex Group to offer bespoke structured products through HPC IP

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:00

OTCex Group has launched HPC Investment Partners (HPC IP) to create bespoke structured products for investment solutions that meet the specific needs of each client, whether institutional investor, private bank or family office.  »

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Waverton Investment Management appoints new CEO

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 09:00

Waverton Investment Management has appointed Andrew Fleming as its new CEO effective 1 July, subject to regulatory approval.   »

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Yie-Hsin Hung named CEO of NYLIM

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 09:00

Yie-Hsin Hung, 52, has been named chief executive officer of New York Life’s asset management subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM), effective immediately.  »

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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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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... »

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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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