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Pacific Fund Systems delivers automated AIFMD Annex IV reporting solution

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) has delivered an automated AIFMD Annex IV reporting solution in the latest release of its PFS-PAXUS fund accounting and share registry software platform. »

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BATS Chi-X Europe expands into Turkish stocks

BATS Chi-X Europe (BATS) is to offer trading in Turkey’s most liquid stocks from 3 November 2014. »

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Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 1.18 per cent in September

Hedge funds lost 1.18 per cent in September, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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Guernsey Finance names new chief executive

The board of Guernsey Finance has named Dominic Wheatley as chief executive with effect from 1 December.  »

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REGIS-TR passes one billion transaction reports

Eight months after the launch of the reporting duty for exchange traded derivatives (ETD) and over-the-counter (OTC), over one billion transactions have been processed by REGIS-TR, the European trade repository owned by Clearstream (Deutsche Börse Group) and Iberclear (BME). »

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International investors given access to Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund SICAV

International investors can now access Franklin Templeton’s first multi-manager, multi-strategy Luxembourg-registered SICAV fund focused on alternative investment strategies. »

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IOM Funds Association chairman to speak at hedge fund conference

The Isle of Man Funds Association, in partnership with the Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development, is to sponsor the Hedge Fund Start-up Forum. »


Hang Seng and Markit launch iBoxx Offshore RMB Bond Index Family

Hang Seng Indexes Company and Markit have launched the Hang Seng Markit iBoxx Offshore RMB Bond Index family (HSM iBoxx).  »


DTCC forms industry steering committee to drive US T+2 implementation

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), in collaboration with the financial services industry, has formed an industry steering committee to drive the implantation of two-day settlement cycle (T+2) in the US. »


LME wins bid for provision of London platinum and palladium prices

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has been appointed by the London Platinum and Palladium Fixing Company Limited (LPPFCL) to be the new provider of London platinum and palladium prices. »

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