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Euronext completes HKEx project

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 06:00

Euronext (ENX) has completed its project with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) on the Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) with OMD’s extension to support the derivatives market at HKEx. »

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SLI launches Enhanced Diversified Global Emerging Markets Strategy SICAV

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 21:00

Standard Life Investments (SLI) has launched a new Enhanced Diversified Global Emerging Markets Strategy (EDGEM).   »

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Third party administrators must ensure data services and reconciliation systems are prepared for CASS changes, says Altus

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 20:30

Altus Business Systems is warning that many third party administrators and distributors may not be adequately prepared for the changes to the CASS rules being introduced in just over six months’ time. »

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RWC to launch new Japan-focused UCITS

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 19:00

At a time when Japan’s equity markets are centre stage after decades of stagnation, RWC is planning to launch the RWC Nissay Japan Focus Fund as a sub-fund of its Luxembourg SICAV.   »

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Thunderhead.com and Markit partner to launch online derivatives agreement service

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:30

Thunderhead.com and Markit have formed a partnership to establish an online service for creating and negotiating Master Confirmation Agreements (MCAs) at scale. »

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Gramercy hires Sovereign economist

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:30

Gramercy Funds Management has appointed Sarah Glendon to the new position of Senior Vice President, Sovereign Economist.   »

London

Amundi recruits Senior Product Specialist in alt investments arm

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:30

Amundi has appointed Benedicte Rabier as Senior Product Specialist, Amundi Alternative Investments, based in the firm’s London office. »

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Christian Grabbe appointed COO of Solactive

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 09:00

Christian Grabbe (pictured) is to join Solactive AG as Chief Operating Officer (COO), with effect from 1 January 2015.  »

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Euromoney Indices launches intraday index service

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 06:00

Euromoney Indices (EI) has launched Precision, an intraday index levels service that enables fund providers to synchronise fund performance and valuations with their benchmarks.  »

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RMB Capital expands asset management team

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 20:30

Independent advisory firm RMB Capital has expanded its asset management team with the appointment of Krista Rivers, CFP, as director of institutional client services. »

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Special report
Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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