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Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch new family of single commodity indexes

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch new family of single commodity indexes

Thu, 06/04/2006 - 07:58

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG Financial Products are expanding the Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index family by creating 20 new single-commodity »

Euro-Buxl Futures: Filling the gap at the long end of the yield curve

Euro-Buxl Futures: Filling the gap at the long end of the yield curve

Mon, 27/03/2006 - 08:00

Eurex's decision to relaunch futures on long-dated German government debt has met with strong response from a wide range of market parti »

S&P launches pioneering service for valuing European structured finance bonds

S&P launches pioneering service for valuing European structured finance bonds

Wed, 22/03/2006 - 07:00

Standard & Poor's has launched the first service to use analysis and modelling to evaluate prices of European structured finance securi »

Component changes made to Dow Jones Global Exchange Index

Component changes made to Dow Jones Global Exchange Index

Wed, 22/03/2006 - 06:56

Dow Jones has added six new components to the Dow Jones Global Exchange Index effective as of the opening of trading on Monday 20, 2006. »

RBC launches investable hedge fund index

RBC launches investable hedge fund index

Tue, 21/03/2006 - 06:57

RBC's Alternative Assets Group has launched the RBC Hedge 250 Index, a broadly diversified and representative investable hedge fund inde »

Exchange traded derivatives in hedge fund management

Exchange traded derivatives in hedge fund management

Mon, 20/03/2006 - 07:00

Michael Roczinski, Global Head of Sales at Eurex, examines the latest trends in the use of exchange-traded derivatives by hedge fund man »

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic CMBS Index

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic CMBS Index

Mon, 13/03/2006 - 06:58

CDS Indexo LLC and Markit Group Ltd have launched CMBX, a synthetic index of US commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). »

UBS and Diapason launch first ever biofuels index

UBS and Diapason launch first ever biofuels index

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 06:59

UBS and Diapason Commodities Management have launched the first commodity-based index for biological fuels. »

BlueBay appoints head of hedge fund strategies

BlueBay appoints head of hedge fund strategies

Fri, 10/03/2006 - 06:58

BlueBay Asset Management has appointed David Zobel as a principal of the firm and head of hedge fund strategies - a newly created role.< »

New inflation-linked German Bund available on Eurex Repo

New inflation-linked German Bund available on Eurex Repo

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 06:59

Eurex Repo will be making the new inflation-linked German Bund available for repo trading as soon as it is issued. »

Matrix introduces innovative hedge fund structure

Matrix introduces innovative hedge fund structure

Fri, 03/03/2006 - 06:58

Matrix has responded to requests from IFAs for an enhanced fund structure for funds of hedge funds with the new Matrix Horizon Closed End Fund. »

NASDAQ and First Trust to launch two new ETFs

NASDAQ and First Trust to launch two new ETFs

Thu, 02/03/2006 - 06:58

The Nasdaq Stock Market has teamed up with First Trust Advisors LP to launch two new exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on NSADAQ indexe »

New report unveils trends and opportunities in Asia

New report unveils trends and opportunities in Asia

Tue, 28/02/2006 - 07:01

A new report from Hedgeweek.com reveals there are now 500 hedge fund managers based in Asia, out of around 750 Asian-focused hedge funds gl »

SGAM AI opens sales and marketing platform for hedge funds in Asia

SGAM AI opens sales and marketing platform for hedge funds in Asia

Mon, 27/02/2006 - 07:00

SGAM Alternative Investments is setting up a dedicated team of hedge funds specialists in Hong Kong alongside its existing structured pr »

Fortune launches South African hedge fund of funds for international investors

Fortune launches South African hedge fund of funds for international investors

Wed, 22/02/2006 - 06:59

Fortune is making the Mayibentsha Opportunities Fund available to overseas investors through a Cayman Islands-registered entity, Fortune Fu »

Home mortgage market tops agenda at annual ABS West

Home mortgage market tops agenda at annual ABS West

Mon, 20/02/2006 - 07:00

Could a potential softening of US home price appreciation affect the issuance and performance of the huge asset-backed credit sector? »

XLCA provides USD 253m AAA guarantee for CMA-CGM Group securitization

XLCA provides USD 253m AAA guarantee for CMA-CGM Group securitization

Fri, 17/02/2006 - 06:09

XL Capital Assurance UK (XLCA-UK has issued a USD 253 million triple-A rated financial guarantee for an asset-backed maritime transaction.< »

BlackRock and Merrill Lynch merge to create USD 1 trillion powerhouse

BlackRock and Merrill Lynch merge to create USD 1 trillion powerhouse

Thu, 16/02/2006 - 08:30

As predicted in Hedgewire two weeks ago, BlackRock and Merrill Lynch are to merge, creating a global investment management firm with AUM of »

Hedge fund indexes defy passivity

Hedge fund indexes defy passivity

Thu, 16/02/2006 - 05:17

It's a challenge measuring something that changes as fast as the hedge fund industry. »

Noble expands offering by appointing Head of Structured Products

Noble expands offering by appointing Head of Structured Products

Thu, 16/02/2006 - 00:15

Noble Group, the independent investment bank, has appointed Angus Macpherson as head of its newly created Structured Products division. »

Managed accounts can reduce hedge fund risks

Managed accounts can reduce hedge fund risks

Tue, 14/02/2006 - 06:13

Managed accounts can considerably reduce the operational risks of investing in hedge funds, according to a new study by EDHEC. »

UBS and Diapason to launch first ever biofuels index

UBS and Diapason to launch first ever biofuels index

Fri, 10/02/2006 - 06:13

UBS AG and Diapason Commodities Management are planning to launch the first commodity-based index for biological fuels. »

Société Générale launches innovative Coriolis structured credit notes

Société Générale launches innovative Coriolis structured credit notes

Wed, 08/02/2006 - 06:17

Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking has started marketing Coriolis, a first-of-its-kind platfo »

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic ABS Index

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic ABS Index

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:17

CDS IndexCo, and Markit Group Limited have teamed up to launch of ABX.HE, a synthetic ABS index of US home equity,asset-backed securitie »

Man Investments to launch global IP 220 product in six regions

Man Investments to launch global IP 220 product in six regions

Mon, 06/02/2006 - 06:11

Man Investments is launching Man IP 220 International Ltd, a global hedge fund product offering unique access to its successful IP 220 p »

Hedge fund indices rejected in final advice to EC on UCITS inclusion

Hedge fund indices rejected in final advice to EC on UCITS inclusion

Fri, 03/02/2006 - 06:17

The Committee of European Securities Regulators has rejected the inclusion of hedge fund indices in UCITS in its final advice to the Eur »

European Commission appoints experts to hedge funds group

European Commission appoints experts to hedge funds group

Fri, 03/02/2006 - 06:15

The European Commission has appointed several hedge fund experts to a group that will look at improving the EU framework for alternative »

Hedge fund flows fall by USD 824 million in Q4 2005

Hedge fund flows fall by USD 824 million in Q4 2005

Fri, 27/01/2006 - 06:11

Hedge funds recorded their first quarterly decline in new asset flows in over 10 years, with a USD824m outflow in Q4 2005, according to »

Component changes made to Dow Jones China Indexes

Component changes made to Dow Jones China Indexes

Thu, 26/01/2006 - 06:13

As part of its regular quarterly review process, Dow Jones Indexes has made a number of changes to the composition of its China Index Series. »

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic ABS Index

CDS Indexo and Markit launch synthetic ABS Index

Wed, 25/01/2006 - 06:17

CDS IndexCo LLC, and Markit Group are to launch ABX.HE, a synthetic ABS index of US home equity asset-backed securities. &nbs »

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