Gemini new Galaxy Plus Fund provides access to CTAs

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Fri, 19/12/2014 - 11:00

Gemini Alternative Funds has launched the Galaxy Plus Fund, a Delaware series limited liability company offering qualified investors access to a select group of commodity trading advisors. ...Read more

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EEX to launch Fertiliser Contracts in January 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:00

The European Energy Exchange (EEX), in cooperation with Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), is to launch an extension to its Trade Registration services for fertiliser contracts on 6 January 2015. »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. »

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AlphaMetrix to pay USD5.6m to settle CFTC charges

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:00

Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) and Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) AlphaMetrix is to pay USD5.6 million in restitution and penalties to settle US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charges. »

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CFTC approves LCH.Clearnet’s amended DCO registration

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has approved an amendment to and consolidation of LCH.Clearnet Ltd’s (LCH) orders of registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO).  »

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Euronext sees another record day for milling wheat commodities futures

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:45

On 16 December, Euronext’s commodities franchise achieved a record daily volume in milling wheat futures for the second time this month, with 92,531 contracts traded. »

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Asset manager Union Investment adds OTAS Technologies to its trading processes

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:30

Asset manager Union Investment has successfully added the OTAS platform to its portfolio management process. OTAS Technologies is a decision support partner to the world’s largest global institutions.  »

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Torstone completes implementation of Inferno back office system to support Liquidnet’s business in Japan

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:00

Liquidnet has partnered with Torstone to consolidate its back office technology by replacing multiple systems within one modern, sophisticated, international platform. »

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BMO Global Asset Management launches Alternative Strategies Fund

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 10:00

BMO Global Asset Management has launched the BMO Alternative Strategies Fund, which seeks to provide investors with an additional source of portfolio diversification and return over varying market environments. »

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Barclay CTA Index gains 2.62% in November

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 09:00

Managed futures gained 2.62% in November according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is now up 6.63% for the year. »

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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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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

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Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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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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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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Reform v growth in China

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Thu, 18/12/2014 - 15:48

Michael Lai, Investment Director, GAM, looks...»

UK inflation data ’softer then expected’

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Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:19

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams...»

Abenomics the winner in Japan's election

John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 12:48

Following the strong win by Prime Minister...»

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