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Investors selectively lowering risk after bond sell-off, says survey

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 09:00

Global investors have less appetite for higher risk exposures, particularly in the US, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for May. »

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ITG becomes Bondcube US trading intermediary

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 06:00

ITG, the independent execution broker, has been appointed as a US trading intermediary for Bondcube’s buy-side to buy-side trades. »

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FIX Trading Community Survey reveals increasing take up of FIX in post-trade workflow

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 19:30

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, has announced the results of its Global Post-Trade Survey used to determine the use of FIX in the post-trade workflow.  »

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The increase of buyout holding periods

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 18:52

The average time taken to exit private equity-backed buyout investments has increased year-on-year since 2008. In this extract from the Preqin Private Equity Spotlight: May 2015, Anna Strumillo and Ciantelle Lawrence conduct an in-depth analysis of buyout holding periods. »

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CRYEX to establish crypto currency exchange and clearinghouse

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 18:30

A new start-up in digital currency, CRYEX, has filed an application with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) to become one of the world’s first regulated crypto currency clearing organisations.  »

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LPFA appoints Apollo as alternative credit manager

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 17:00

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has selected an affiliate of Apollo Global Management as its alternative credit manager.  »

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Evercore Wealth Management appoints Darlene Marchesani, Kirsten Weisser as wealth advisors

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 16:00

Evercore Wealth Management has appointed Darlene Marchesani and Kirsten Weisser as managing directors and wealth advisors. »

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LSEG launches new FTSE Russell brand

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 15:00

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has launched ‘FTSE Russell’, a new integrated name created for the combined businesses of FTSE Group and Russell Indexes.  »

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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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Interactive Data set to launch liquidity indicators service

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 14:00

Interactive Data, a provider of fixed-income evaluated pricing, is to launch a new Indicators Service in July, leveraging the same fixed income evaluated pricing and reference data content that supports pricing and trading functions at buy-side and sell-side firms. »

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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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