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FIX Trading Community announces Best Practices for use of FIX for pre-trade in bond market

FIX Trading Community has created  a set of recommended Best Practices for the use of FIX for the exchange of pre-trade information in the bond markets.  »


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BTIG grows Forex group

BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specialising in institutional trading, has made two key additions to their staff with the hiring of David O’Connor and Katie Shields. »


Preqin Special Report: West Coast US Real Estate

Preqin Special Report: West Coast US Real Estate

The US West Coast is an important region in terms of real estate investment, home to some of the largest institutional investors in the asset class as well as many prominent fund managers. Recent years have seen funds focusing on real estate investment in the West Coast raising increasing amounts of capital, with growing numbers of managers hitting or exceeding their target size. »


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Vanguard launches new ultra-short-term bond fund

Vanguard today filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to launch the Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund. »


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RARE Global Infrastructure Funds available on Calastone’s network

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


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Fitch publishes US Basel III and Dodd Frank Regulatory Guide

Fitch Ratings has introduced a new report – 'US Basel III and Dodd Frank Act Regulatory Guide’ – a quick guide for investors and market participants to navigate the changing regulations facing the US banking industry and assess their impact.  »


Luxembourg

Fundsquare signs partnership agreement with Numen

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


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Jersey’s AA+ Credit Rating Reaffirmed

Jersey Finance has welcomed the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) international credit rating announcement for Jersey, one of the best that the credit ratings service awards. »


Toronto

Purpose Investments launches US Dividend Fund

Purpose Investments has launched the Purpose US Dividend Fund (PUD). The iPO of the currency hedged ETF units and non-currency hedged ETF units has closed and the ETF units are trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. »


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2015 will reward risk takers, says JP Morgan Asset Management

Continued divergence in economic performance and monetary policy is the prevailing theme investors will have to grapple with in the year ahead, according to JP Morgan Asset Management’s Global Market Insights team. »


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