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SGX Index Edge launches SGX Iron Ore Futures Indices

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 18:34

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched of SGX Iron Ore Futures Indices, a suite of inverse and leveraged indices calculated off the SGX TSI Iron Ore CFR China (62 per cent Fe Fines) Index Futures. »

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PEGAS launches ZTP monthly gas price index

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 09:14

As liquidity and market depth at the Belgian gas trading place ZTP continues to increase, pan-European gas trading platform PEGAS has launched a ZTP monthly price index. »

Andreas Gentilini, Novus

Barclays and Novus launch new family of equity indices based on hedge fund public filings

Thu, 14/09/2017 - 09:11

Barclays has expanded its offering of Quantitative Investments Strategies with the launch of the Novus Barclays Public Ownership HF Conviction Index Family, designed in conjunction with Novus. »

Salvatore Bruno, IndexIQ

IndexIQ multi-strategy index dominates returns in August

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 13:33

IndexIQ’s hedge indexes’ results for August 2017 revealed the top performing index as the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Index, up 0.67 per cent in the month, followed by the IQ Hedge Long/Short Index, which returned 0.56 per cent in the period.  »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 0.38 per cent in August

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 10:10

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.38 per cent in August, outperforming the 0.29 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

Chris Concannon, CBOE

CBOE Holdings to launch options on S&P Select Sector Indices

Tue, 12/09/2017 - 17:30

CBOE Holdings is planning to expand its suite of product offerings tied to S&P Dow Jones Indices with the launch of options on the 10 S&P Select Sector Indices that comprise the S&P 500 a key benchmark of the US equities market.  »

Dr Egbert Laege, EEX

PEGAS starts new spot market index

Wed, 06/09/2017 - 08:07

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, has launched the European Gas Spot Market Index (EGSI), which will cover all liquid gas spot markets operated by PEGAS. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

HFR launches Risk Parity Indices

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 08:46

Strong institutional demand for comprehensive and robust performance benchmarks for risk parity products has prompted HFR to launched the HFR Risk Parity Indices, which are available to both investors and managers. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index gains 0.67 per cent in July

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 08:00

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.67 per cent in July, underperforming the 0.93 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

Bill Stone, S S and C Global Operations

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at 1.24 per cent in July

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 15:46

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for July 2017 measured 1.24 per cent. Hedge fund flows meanwhile, as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index, advance 0.25 per cent in August. »

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