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Sovereign wealth funds Investing in real estate

Sun, 17/05/2015 - 11:54

In an extract from the recently launched 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, Lauren Mason, Amy Bensted and Oliver Senchal provide an insight into this secretive and exclusive subset of the investor community. »

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IFIA welcomes the EC’s Capital Markets Union Green Paper

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 21:00

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA), the trade body representing the largest sector of the financial services industry in Ireland, has responded positively to the European Commission’s Green Paper on Capital Markets Union (CMU). »

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Hotspot cuts trading fees for more than 30 currency pairs

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 20:00

Hotspot, an institutional foreign exchange (FX) market owned and operated by BATS Global Markets (BATS), is to eliminate liquidity removal fees for customers in more than 30 select currency pairs, beginning 1 June 2015. »

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Japan equity funds shine

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 19:00

The second week of May saw more selling in US and European bond markets and the debate over the timing of any interest hike in the US take a number of turns as consumers in the world's largest economy faltered and oil prices continued their zigzag climb.  »

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Concept Capital Markets adds trading and client support personnel

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 09:00

Concept Capital Markets has hired Robert Jones, David Circle and Eric Gross, all seasoned brokerage professionals who bring their own skill sets to the firm and will complement the firm’s existing team. »

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Miton UK Microcap Trust appoints Capita as fund administrator and company secretary

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 06:00

Miton UK MicroCap Trust, which is managed by Miton Trust Managers Limited, has appointed Capita Asset Services as its fund administrator and company secretary. »

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FTSE and Stanbic IBTC develop Nigeria IPF Benchmark

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 21:00

FTSE Group has launched the FTSE Nigeria Investable Pension Fund (IPF) Benchmark, which  encapsulates Nigerian listed companies while adhering to National Pension Commission (PenCom) regulation on investment, safeguarding good corporate governance for users.   »

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Pension savers have much to gain from capital markets union, says NAPF

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 20:00

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has confirmed its strong support for the European Commission’s proposals for a Capital Markets Union (CMU), in its response to the EC Green Paper: Building a Capital Markets Union. »

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Ultimus Fund Solutions to provde fund admin for Waycross Partners long/short mutual fund

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 18:00

Ultimus Fund Solutionshas been chosen by Waycross Partners to provide fund accounting, transfer agency and shareholder services, plus administration services for its recently launched Waycross Long/Short Equity Fund.  »

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IDB Bank selects FolioDynamix Wealth Management Technology Platform

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 15:00

IDB Bank has selected the FolioDynamix wealth management technology platform, which will provide the firm with a single interface and unified processes for proposal generation, research, investment model management and trade order management.  »

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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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