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Pennington Fund appoints investment adviser for South Africa

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 10:25

Pennington Fund, a private, non-ETF hedge fund for high net worth and institutional investors, has appointed Yusuf Yasseen as an Investment Adviser serving South Africa. »

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Huobi launches regulated fiat-to-crypto & crypto-to-crypto OTC service for high volume traders

Wed, 15/05/2019 - 10:23

Huobi Group has launched Huobi OTC Desk, a fully regulated service built on Huobi's Gibraltar FSC-issued Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) license supporting both crypto-to-crypto and fiat-to-crypto transactions, including those made in US dollars (USD), British pound sterling (GBP), and euros (EUR) for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and other cryptocurrencies.   »

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State Street appoints New Head of UK Trustee and Depositary Business

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 13:20

State Street Corporation (STT) has appointed Mark Westwell as head of its UK Trustee and Depositary business, State Street Trustees Limited (SSTL) subject to regulatory approval.  »

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OKEx upgrades futures trading with advanced risk management system

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 13:13

Malta-based digital assets exchange OKEx is to implement a comprehensive upgrade of its futures trading platform to improve risk management on digital asset trading market. The changes will be implemented in the second half of May 2019. »

Hang Seng Indexes launches two ESG indexes

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 13:08

Hang Seng Indexes has launched the HSI ESG Index and the HSCEI ESG Index, expanding its portfolio of benchmarks for investors interested in socially responsible investment strategies. »

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GSR launches new structured product to limit crypto trading losses

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 10:28

GSR, a specialist in market making and algorithmic crypto assets trading, has launched a new structured product called the Bitcoin Halo Option aimed at allowing investors to manage and limit some of the risk of their cryptocurrency trades. »

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PIMCO launches PIMCO GIS StocksPLUS Absolute Return Fund

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 10:26

PIMCO has launched the PIMCO GIS StocksPLUS Absolute Return Fund which aims to deliver consistent excess returns and diversification by combining passive exposure to the S&P 500 index with a complementary, actively-managed bond alpha strategy.  »

Andrew Actman, Sterling Trading Tech

Sterling Trading Tech releases enhanced VAR, Greeks and user features for cloud-based, real-time risk engine

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 10:24

Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a provider of professional trading technology solutions, has unveiled a major set of enhancements for its risk analytics RaaS (Risk as a Service) solution, the Sterling Risk Engine. »

Will Goodhart, CFA UK

CFA UK to launch new ESG qualification

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 10:22

CFA UK is to launch of a new qualification in ESG investing, which will be available to investment professionals later this year.  »

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Edison Group establishes Edison Israel

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 10:15

Edison Group (Edison), an investment research, investor relations and consulting firm, has established Edison Israel, a joint venture (JV) with GK Investor Relations, a market leading IR consultancy based in Tel Aviv. »

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