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Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:52

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will be launching around 170 further single stock futures on stocks listed on the Dow Jones Stoxx 600, RDXxt USD, and S&P 500 indices in th »

Deutsche launches db Magic Three II structured note on Warsaw exchange

Deutsche launches db Magic Three II structured note on Warsaw exchange

Thu, 23/08/2007 - 07:00

Trading has begun on the Warsaw Stock Exchange of db Magic Three II, a structured note issued by the London branch of Deutsche Bank whose value is dependent on the performance of equities, »

NIR Group, LLC closes third CDO fund

NIR Group, LLC closes third CDO fund

Tue, 15/05/2007 - 06:59

The NIR Group, LLC, a US-based specialist investment management firm, has successfully closed Norma CDO I, a USD 1.5 billion collateralized debt obligation (CDO) fund. »

Deutsche Bank expands aXess to include GCC markets

Deutsche Bank expands aXess to include GCC markets

Thu, 26/04/2007 - 06:59

Deutsche Bank has expanded its "aXess" suite of structured equity products to include markets of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). »

RMF launches first collateralized CFO

RMF launches first collateralized CFO

Wed, 04/10/2006 - 07:00

RMF Investment Management has completed a EUR 235 million collateralized fund obligation (CFO) that offers efficient leveraged access to the RMF Four Seasons fund of hedge funds portfolio. »

MSCI Barra to Introduce High Dividend Yield Indices

MSCI Barra to Introduce High Dividend Yield Indices

Wed, 27/09/2006 - 06:59

MSCI Barra is to launch a global family of indices designed to reflect the performance of the high dividend yield opportunity set. »

First leveraged ETFs on Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 launched by SGAM Alternative Investments on Euronext Paris

First leveraged ETFs on Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 launched by SGAM Alternative Investments on Euronext Paris

Mon, 25/09/2006 - 06:59

A leveraged exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 has been admitted to listing on Euronext. »

STOXX launches Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Buywrite Index

STOXX launches Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 Buywrite Index

Fri, 22/09/2006 - 06:56

STOXX Ltd has launched the Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 BuyWrite Index, the first pan-European buy-write indexmeasuring the performance of a hypothetical portfolio of a long position of the Dow »

STOXX announces changes to its blue-chip and style indexes

STOXX announces changes to its blue-chip and style indexes

Thu, 07/09/2006 - 06:57

STOXX Ltd has announced the results of the regular annual review of the Dow Jones STOXX 50, Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50, Dow Jones STOXX NORDIC 30 and Dow Jones STOXX EU Enlarged 15 blue-chip »

Markit reinforces structured finance services through acquisition

Markit reinforces structured finance services through acquisition

Fri, 01/09/2006 - 06:56

Markit Group Limited has acquired Chasen Enterprises, which provides modeling services for Collateralized Mortgage Obligations and Asset-Backed Securities. »

BESA launches SA hedge fund index

BESA launches SA hedge fund index

Mon, 21/08/2006 - 06:59

The Bond Exchange of South Africa (BESA) and Clade Investment Management have created a new index for the SA hedge fund industry. »

Comment: Will investable indices survive?

Comment: Will investable indices survive?

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 06:58

Primores Absolute Return Investing asks whether it's worth paying for the 'advantages' investable indices provide… »

Dow Jones launches Islamic index for Brazil, Russia, India and China

Dow Jones launches Islamic index for Brazil, Russia, India and China

Mon, 31/07/2006 - 07:00

Dow Jones Indexes has launched the Dow Jones Islamic Market BRIC Equal Weighted Index. »

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch commodity forward indexes

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch commodity forward indexes

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 06:58

Dow Jones Indexes, and AIG Financial Products Corp. have launched three new commodity forwards versions of the Dow Jones - AIG Commodity Index. »

ABX.HE provides investors with vintage exposure to home equity ABS

ABX.HE provides investors with vintage exposure to home equity ABS

Mon, 24/07/2006 - 06:58

ABX.HE, an innovative synthetic ABS index of US home equity asset-backed securities, was rolled into its second series on 19 July 2006. »

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned -0.47 per cent in June 2006

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned -0.47 per cent in June 2006

Thu, 20/07/2006 - 06:56

The RBC Hedge 250 Index® had a net return of -0.47 per cent in June bringing the year-to-date return of the Index to 4.96 per cent. »

INDEXCHANGE receives licence for ETF tracking the Nikkei 225

INDEXCHANGE receives licence for ETF tracking the Nikkei 225

Tue, 18/07/2006 - 06:58

INDEXCHANGE has received a licence for an ETF on the Nikkei 225 and will be the first such provider outside Japan. »

Cushman & Wakefield and BGC launch property derivatives JV

Cushman & Wakefield and BGC launch property derivatives JV

Mon, 17/07/2006 - 07:00

Cushman & Wakefield and inter-dealer broker BGC are entering the nascent property derivatives sector, providing strategic solutions to firms in the sector. »

Dow Jones licences new Turkey index for ETF

Dow Jones licences new Turkey index for ETF

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 07:00

Dow Jones Indexes has created a specialty Turkey index that will serve as the underlying for an ETF from Is Investment, the leading investment bank in Turkey. »

Dow Jones Indexes expands Select Dividend Index Series with Australian index

Dow Jones Indexes expands Select Dividend Index Series with Australian index

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 06:59

Dow Jones Indexes has launched the Dow Jones Australia Select Dividend 30 Index that tracks the 30 highest dividend-yielding stocks in Australia. »

Matrix prepares to launch latest structured product

Matrix prepares to launch latest structured product

Thu, 13/07/2006 - 07:00

London-based Matrix Group will launch the Matrix Ascension Plan 3, linked to the Winton Trading Strategies Fund, on Monday 17 July, subject to FSA approval. »

Eurex to list Single Stock Futures on all EUR- and CHF-denominated Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index constituents

Eurex to list Single Stock Futures on all EUR- and CHF-denominated Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index constituents

Mon, 03/07/2006 - 06:57

From the beginning of July, Eurex market participants will be able to trade futures contracts on a total of around 370 single stocks from 13 European countries. »

Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index: Introduction of eighth tranche of Single Stock Futures on the Components

Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index: Introduction of eighth tranche of Single Stock Futures on the Components

Mon, 26/06/2006 - 06:57

Eurex is extending the Single Stock Futures segment by way of including all EUR-/CHF-denominated components of the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index. »

Risk Control addresses need for precise risk management techniques in structured products

Risk Control addresses need for precise risk management techniques in structured products

Thu, 22/06/2006 - 06:56

Risk Control Limited, provider of advanced risk measurement software to financial institutions, has launched its new Risk Controller solution. »

XLCA guarantees AUD 680million of senior secured bonds to refinance Dalrymple Bay coal terminal bank debt

XLCA guarantees AUD 680million of senior secured bonds to refinance Dalrymple Bay coal terminal bank debt

Mon, 19/06/2006 - 07:00

XL Capital Assurance Inc has issued a triple-A rated financial guarantee for AUD 680 million of senior secured fixed-rate bonds to refinance existing bank debt the Dalrymple Bay Coal Termi »

MSCI Barra to launch full suite of value and growth style indices for China A share market

MSCI Barra to launch full suite of value and growth style indices for China A share market

Fri, 16/06/2006 - 06:58

MSCI Barra is to launch two new value and growth index families for the China A share market based on MSCI's standard global value and growth methodology. »

Noble Investments Launches NI RICI (Series 3) Note

Noble Investments Launches NI RICI (Series 3) Note

Fri, 09/06/2006 - 06:58

Zurich-based Noble Investments has launched the NI RICI (Series 3) Notes, the third product in its successful RICI Notes series. »

Dow Jones Indexes to launch Dow Jones Islamic Market China Offshore Index

Dow Jones Indexes to launch Dow Jones Islamic Market China Offshore Index

Thu, 01/06/2006 - 06:58

Dow Jones Indexes is to expand its Dow Jones Islamic Market Index series by launching the Dow Jones Islamic Market China Offshore Index. »

Eurex to list Single Stock Futures on all EUR- and CHF-Denominated Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index Constituents

Eurex to list Single Stock Futures on all EUR- and CHF-Denominated Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index Constituents

Fri, 26/05/2006 - 06:55

Eurex will be gradually expanding its range of Single Stock Futures over the next few weeks, aiming to create the most comprehensive offer througho »

New RMF European collateralised debt obligation raises EUR 444 million

New RMF European collateralised debt obligation raises EUR 444 million

Thu, 25/05/2006 - 07:00

RMF, a core investment manager of Man Investments, has closed its fourth collateralised debt obligation ('CDO') fund at EUR 444 million. »

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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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Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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