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Nasdaq futures data now available on Interactive Data's consolidated feed and FutureSource services

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:29

Nasdaq is now supplying futures data to Interactive Data's product line through Nasdaq Futures, Inc (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM) that launched on July 24, 2015. ...Read more

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Richard Anstey, Intralinks

Hedgeweek cybersecurity event: Adopting best practices

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 12:03

With cyber risks increasing year-on-year, and regulators such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) taking an increasingly prominent role in assessing the preparedness of broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, establishing cybersecurity best practices is not only useful; it’s a necessity.  »

John Bryant, Options

Hedgeweek cybersecurity interview with Options CTO, John Bryant

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 11:57

Options Chief Technology Officer John Bryant (pictured) explains how the company is constantly working to stay ahead of the risks posed to the hedge fund industry by cybersecurity issues… »

Sprott hires Dennis Mitchell as Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President

Sprott hires Dennis Mitchell as Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:54

Sprott Asset Management has appointed Dennis Mitchell as Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President, pending regulatory approval.  »

Aberdeen completes FLAG acquisition

Aberdeen completes FLAG acquisition

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:50

Aberdeen Asset Management has completed the acquisition of FLAG Capital Management, LLC (FLAG), a diversified private markets manager with offices in Stamford, CT, Boston, MA, and Hong Kong. »

AlternativeSoft releases v3.5 of buy-side fund analysis software

AlternativeSoft releases v3.5 of buy-side fund analysis software

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:36

AlternativeSoft, a provider of buy-side analytics for manager research and portfolio construction in the alternatives and long only markets has announced AlternativeSoft v3.5. »

First regulated Yen-swap trade executed on Tradeweb ETP

First regulated Yen-swap trade executed on Tradeweb ETP

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:34

Tradeweb Markets’ new regulated marketplace for trading interest rate swaps in Japan has seen its first trade under Japan’s new mandatory trading rules.  »

Bloomberg launches electronic trading platform in Japan

Bloomberg launches electronic trading platform in Japan

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 16:09

Bloomberg Tradebook has launched an Electronic Trading Platform (ETP) in Japan, in support of the September 1 mandate for banks and securities firms to use electronic platforms for specified over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions. »

Institutional investors predict growth of SME asset-backed securitisations

Institutional investors predict growth of SME asset-backed securitisations

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:17

A new study reveals that seven in ten (69 per cent) European institutional investors believe there will be an increase in the issuance of SME finance-related asset backed securitisations (ABS) over the next two years. »

ChartIQ and Adaptive showcase the future of HTML5 for institutional trading

ChartIQ and Adaptive showcase the future of HTML5 for institutional trading

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:15

ChartIQ, a specialist in HTML5 financial charting, and Adaptive, an institutional front office software development consultancy, have launched a new integration via OpenFin, demonstrating the future of integrated HTML5 software for capital markets. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Vulnerabilities in the Turkish economy v the Chinese economy

Fay Ren, Cerno

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 12:22

With China’s problems dominating the...»

Investors adjust to China’s lower growth outlook

Chris Ralph. St James's PLace

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 14:49

Global markets remain volatile as investors...»

The ‘growth’ scare virus

Nancy Curtin. Close Brothers

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 15:02

Nancy Curtin, (pictured) Chief Investment...»

Always expect the unexpected

Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, Head of Multi-Asset, NN Investment Partners

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:09

Just when it felt like markets were settling...»

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