Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Hedge funds and investors look forward to the China Exchange Link… Hedge funds surpass 2007 leverage…

Hedge funds may drive initial demand for Shanghai-listed stocks through a linkage of the city’s bourse with that in Hong Kong, according to Goldman Sachs, reports Bloomberg. »

Trading screens

Scivantage adds OptionsPlay Ideas to investment platform

Scivantage has added equities and options investing tool OptionsPlay Ideas to its investment platform. »

IT security

FS-ISAC and DTCC launch cyber security JV Soltra

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) have formed a joint venture to develop and market automation solutions that advance cyber security capabilities and the resilience of critical infrastructure organisations, including financial services firms and others worldwide. »

Jigsaw pieces

Centralisation of product groups leads to better portfolio manager relationships

Centralisation of product groups leads to better portfolio relationships, according to research from global analytics firm Cerulli Associates. »


AEC 2015 to further boost bullish ASEAN markets, says Barings

The roll-out of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 will boost economic activity across the ASEAN region and support already strong growth in markets such as Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.  »

Team meeting

AllianceBernstein expands defined contribution team

AllianceBernstein has made three new hires as it continues to expand its defined contribution team which manages more than USD30 billion in assets. »


Ramius launches fundamental global macro strategy with Quadratic Capital

Ramius, the global investment management business of Cowen Group, has partnered with Quadratic Capital to launch an options-based, fundamental global macro strategy. »

Computer screen

Northern Trust to provide delegated client trade reporting through Sapient solution

Northern Trust has deployed a new compliance management reporting solution (CMRS), using technology developed by Sapient Global Markets. »


Kames Capital strengthens fixed income team

Kames Capital has strengthened its fixed income team with the appointment of Adrian Hull. »

Mutual funds

T Rowe Price launches two mutual funds

T Rowe Price has launched two mutual funds – one that invests in international stocks and one that invests in non-investment grade municipal bonds. »

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