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BNP Paribas reaches settlement with US Federal Reserve over past FX market misconduct

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 10:09

BNP Paribas has agreed a settlement with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) relating to past misconduct in its foreign exchange business. »

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INTL FCStone’s Precious Metals Division trades nearly 10 tonnes of gold on PMXecute+ platform

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 09:23

INTL FCStone’s Precious Metals Division's web-based physical gold trading platform, PMXecute+ has traded nearly 10 tonnes of gold, representing close to USD400 million in value, since its launch in late February 2017. »

Chris Cruden, Insch Capital

Insch launches gold income product

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 12:06

Insch Capital Management has launched the Gold Income Actively Managed Certificates (AMC) powered by Insch’s award-winning Kintore (Bidirectional Gold) strategy. »

Commodity fund achieves top performance

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 09:43

Cayman Islands-domiciled Montreux Natural Resources fund has come in as the second best-performing hedge fund in Preqin’s Global Hedge Fund report with a return of 142 per cent over the last 12 months, driven by the surging gold price and the performance of assets in which the fund invested. »

Marc Haynes, Cohen & Steers

Active commodity fund launched

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 12:18

Liquid real asset specialist firm Cohen & Steers has launched an active commodity fund, offering investors broad and diversified exposure to commodities through an active, long-biased investment approach based on rigorous fundamental research. »

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It all comes down to style in managed futures

Fri, 28/10/2016 - 10:14

Managed futures have become an alternative asset class that is widely used by investors seeking overall portfolio diversification and absolute returns independent of the direction of broad equity and bond markets, according to a study by alternative investment managers Steben & Company. »

CTAs continue strong performance into July

Fri, 05/08/2016 - 12:10

Societe Generale Prime Services reports that CTAs continued their good performance from June with all CTA indices posting positive returns in July.  »

Gottfried Steiner

PEGAS-CEGH cooperation approved by Austrian and German authorities

Thu, 04/08/2016 - 16:10

The proposed cooperation between the Austrian Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) and the Paris-based Powernext has now officially been approved by the Austrian and German competition authorities.  »

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July PEGAS spot volumes increase by 55 per cent year-on-year

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 16:21

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by the French Powernext SA, saw a total volume of 86.1 TWh traded in July 2016 which represents a growth of 20 per cent compared to the previous year (71.6 TWh). »

Geoff Blanning

Commodities - the bear market is over

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 12:09

Geoff Blanning (pictured), Head of Commodities, comments on why he believes that a new bull market for commodities has begun… »

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