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Euronext launches equity options on Euronext NV Wed, 20/08/2014 - 16:00

Trading in equity options on Euronext NV shares will start trading on the Amsterdam derivatives market on 28 August. 

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CFTC issues no-action relief on confirmations of uncleared swap transactions

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a no-action letter providing swap execution facilities (SEFs) time-limited, conditional relief from certain data reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to confirmations required for uncleared swap transactions. »


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CFTC issues no-action letter for Clearing Corporation of India Ltd

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a time-limited no-action letter it will not take enforcement action against Clearing Corporation of India Ltd (CCIL) for failing to register as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO). »


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Deutsche Börse launches US dollar hedged version of HDAX

Deutsche Börse has launched the HDAX Hedged USD Index, which measures the performance of the underlying HDAX while eliminating foreign currency fluctuations. »


Commodities

Commodity hedge funds’ positive performance halted in July, says Newedge

Commodity funds on the whole, as represented by the Newedge Commodity Trading Index, suffered slightly negative performance during the month of July, posting a -0.65 per cent return compared to the 0.63 per cent return in June. »


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General insurance accounts increasing use of alt investments

An anticipated rise in interest rates is accelerating the use of alternative investments by insurance general accounts, according to research from Cerulli Associates.

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Thomas Conheeney to step down as Point72 president

Thomas Conheeney will step down as president of Point72, a family office managing the assets of its founder and chief executive officer, hedge fund manager Steven A Cohen. »


Regulation

SEC report details use of Form PF data

The SEC’s second annual staff report on the use of data collected from private fund systemic risk summarises how the data received from Form PF filers is used to protect investors and the integrity of the markets. »


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CFTC issues no-action letter for Chicago Mercantile Exchange

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a no-action letter stating that it will not take enforcement action against the clearing house of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. »


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No Russian stocks to be removed from S&P Dow Jones Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has announced that no Russian stocks will be removed from its indices. »


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Russian recession looms
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