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Daryl Hooker, ICAP

Absorbing currency market liquidity shocks

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:37

How ICAP’s EBS BrokerTec’s central limit order book for spot FX managed the SNB’s CHF de-peg… »

Paul Stephens, CBOE

CBOE extends VIX and SPX options trading hours as global growth in VIX continues to build

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 12:09

We live in an age of 24-hour news coverage. Indeed, the information at our disposal is greater than at any point in human history. As such, hedge funds and other money managers need to trade the markets as and when news events occur. Such is the interconnected nature of global markets that an event taking place say, in Japan, will likely impact the US.  »

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Stellar Trading Systems to connect to Nasdaq futures

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 17:00

Stellar Trading Systems is to introduce connectivity to Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX), following the official launch of the NFX platform in mid-2015.  »

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BCS Financial Group expands in Europe with Eurex membership

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 06:00

BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd has been granted membership on Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange and the second largest globally. »

Euros

Euronext trading volumes up in May

Wed, 03/06/2015 - 20:00

The May 2015 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at EUR8,019 million (+30% compared with May 2014).  »

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FTSE starts transition to include China A Shares in global benchmarks

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 15:00

Following further increases in R/QFII allocations and improvements in the R/QFII application process, FTSE has begun its transition to include China A Shares in its widely followed global benchmarks with the launch of two transitional indexes for Emerging Markets. »

EJ Liotta, Global Head, PrimeOne Solutions

The transformation of swaps processing

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

Over the last two decades there have been significant limitations in the way that technology to manage swaps processing has been deployed to hedge funds. »

CBOE

Orc obtains CBOE certification for next-generation trading platform

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 15:30

Trading technology specialist Orc’s Orc Tbricks trading platform now offers a certified interface to the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), including the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE).  »

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New Exchange Council of EEX elected

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 09:00

Following the end of the Exchange Council’s term of office of three years, the trading participants of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) elected a new Exchange Council in accordance with the applicable schedule on 7 May 2015.  »

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Exegy to support additional foreign exchange venues

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 14:15

Exegy, a provider of high-performance market data normalisation and distribution solutions, has introduced six new feed handlers for foreign exchange venues.   »

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BATS files exclusive listings proposal

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed the “BATS Exclusive Listings Proposal” with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to improve investors’ trading experience in thinly-traded securities. »

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TMX Group announces new equity trading fee program

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 17:30

TMX Group is making important changes to its equity trading fee schedules that the firm hopes deliver significant benefits to the market.  »

Dr Jock Percy, Perseus

Perseus plans to expand into 28 new markets

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:19

Last month Perseus, the world’s leading managed services provider of high-speed connectivity across the trade lifecycle, announced a USD20.5 million investment by Goldman Sachs. The capital injection is a sign of the growing importance of technology specialists as global markets seek to use faster, more secure managed services.  »

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GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Future backed by leading asset management firms

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 17:00

A number of leading European asset management firms have declared their intention to trade the Euro-denominated Interest Rate Swap Constant Maturity Futures (CMF) contracts on GMEX Exchange via their prime brokers.  »

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GH Financials joins ASX 24 and ASX Clear (Futures) as first remote clearing participant

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 20:00

GH Financials (GHF), a clearing firm for exchange-traded derivatives, has been approved for Trading Participation of ASX 24, and as a fully remote Clearing Participant of ASX Clear (Futures). »

Amsterdam

Euronext expands Spotlight options segment with options on GrandVision

Mon, 06/04/2015 - 19:00

Euronext has expanded its Spotlight options offering with options on GrandVision. The new products follow the company’s successful IPO on Euronext Amsterdam in February and are available for trading with immediate effect.  »

Euro flags

CME Group announces first trades of new physically delivered cocoa futures contract on CME Europe

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 06:00

CME Group has announced the first trades of its new Physically Delivered Cocoa futures contract (contract code CCP), which were launched yesterday on its European exchange, CME Europe. »

currency cogs

ICAP’s EBS business prepares to launch EBS Select, further diversifying its FX trading offering

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 11:15

EBS, ICAP’s industry leading electronic FX business, is preparing to launch a new global liquidity platform, EBS Select, to complement the company’s existing multi-product offering. »

liquidity

Sourcing liquidity takes centre stage as confidence in equity inflows returns

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 08:18

Sourcing sufficient liquidity to get large trades done is the top concern of institutional traders globally, according to a survey conducted by Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network.  »

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CME Group's Duffy to appear before US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 20:00

CME Group Executive Chairman and President Terry Duffy will appear before the US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, Wednesday, 25 March, to discuss reauthorising the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

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IndexIQ adds two new hedge fund ETFs

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:14

IndexIQ has expanded its family of liquid alternative exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the launch of the IQ Hedge Long/Short Tracker ETF (QLS) and the IQ Hedge Event-Driven Tracker ETF (QED).  »

NYSE

GFI Group delists from NYSE

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 19:00

GFI Group, a provider of trading technologies and support services to the global over-the-counter (OTC) and listed markets, is to voluntarily delist and deregister its common stock from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). »

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Asia Pacific Stock Exchange goes live with new Nasdaq trading technology

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 16:00

Asia Pacific Stock Exchange (APX) has gone live with its new trading platform powered by Nasdaq's X-stream Trading technology, as well as Genium FIX to power its APeX trading platform.  »

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Orc expands Nasdaq connectivity to include new energy futures exchange

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 09:00

Orc is to expand coverage of Nasdaq markets to include Nasdaq Futures Inc (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM), on its first day of trading. »

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FME begins live trading on Object Trading DMA Service Platform

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 11:00

Financial Market Engineering (FME) has begun live trading on Object Trading’s Direct Market Access (DMA) Service Platform.   »

Paul Chou, LedgerX

LedgerX selects Ancoa to deliver first real-time market surveillance capability for bitcoin options trading

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 08:00

Ancoa has been selected to provide the first real-time market and trade surveillance platform for monitoring bitcoin options trading on LedgerX.  »

London stock exchange

Gabelli launches Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust on LSE

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 06:00

Gabelli Funds has completed the offering of a London Stock Exchange listed closed-end fund, The Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust (GVP), the firm’s first direct entry to the UK investment community. »

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Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services to serve as exclusive licensor of PEGAS real-time market data

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 14:45

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services is the exclusive licensor of real-time market data for spot, derivatives and spread products traded on PEGAS, as of 1 January 2015.  »

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CFTC issues Order of Registration for Tokyo Commodity Exchange

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 10:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has issued an Order of Registration to the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Tokyo, Japan.   »

Singapore Stock Exchange

SGX’s next-generation derivatives trading and clearing platform to use Nasdaq technology

Fri, 02/01/2015 - 14:00

Singapore Exchange will upgrade its derivatives trading and clearing platforms to further strengthen Singapore’s market infrastructure and to support the strong volume growth in SGX’s derivatives business. »

features
Article
Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

Article
Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

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... »

Article
North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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