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IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF tops USD1bn in assets

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Wed, 28/01/2015 - 10:00

The IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (QAI), the first liquid alternative exchange-traded fund (ETF), has topped USD1 billion in assets.  ...Read more

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SuMi TRUST launches BlueBay Global Investment Grade Credit Fund

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 16:47

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services has launched the BlueBay Global Investment Grade Credit Fund managed by BlueBay Asset Management for exclusive distribution in Japan by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Limited (SMTB).   »

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GMEX Group takes stake in Avenir Technology

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 16:30

Global Markets Exchange Group International (GMEX Group) has taken a strategic stake, through its GMEX Technologies Limited (GMEX TECH) subsidiary, in the UK based post-trade software firm Avenir Technology Limited (Avenir).  »

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Fundbase obtains FINMA approval to represent and distribute foreign collective investment schemes in Switzerland

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 16:00

Fundbase Fund Services has received FINMA approval to act as representative and distributor of foreign collective investment schemes for qualified investors in Switzerland.  »

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Steben & Company promotes John Dolfin to CIO

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 10:30

Steben & Company, a provider of alternative investments, has promoted John Dolfin, CFA, to Chief Investment Officer of the firm. »

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Elston and Solactive launch multi-asset smart beta indices launched for institutional investors

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:00

Elston Consulting has launched the Elston Strategic Beta indices – a range of multi-asset smart beta indices launched for institutional investors – in conjunction with index provider Solactive. »

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Gottex’s Asian and multi-asset funds maintain positive performance in 2014

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 06:00

Gottex Fund Management has reported good performance from its UCITS Multi-Asset Balanced Fund in 2014, up 6.0% for the year. »

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Hedge funds optimistic about future, says State Street

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 17:00

A new global survey commissioned by State Street, which polled the views of 235 hedge fund professionals, reveals strong optimism within the industry.  »

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Jersey launch for new ICSA offshore finance qualifications

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 16:30

ICSA, the Institute for professionals working in governance and compliance, is holding an introduction to their new Level 4 International Finance and Administration (IFA) qualifications on 29 January n Jersey. »

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Regulators to focus on market abuse, says survey

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 16:00

Market abuse is expected to be one of the primary focuses of regulators in the coming year, according to a global survey of nearly 300 finance professionals conducted by Kinetic Partners.  »

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