Trading & Execution

Pioneer Investments hire expands European institutional presence

Kerry Duffain has joined Pioneer Investments from Citigroup as Head of Investment Consultant Relations in Europe. Pioneer Investments stated that the appointment "b »


CME launches new membership class for hedge funds

CME, the largest US futures exchange, is to introduce a new Family of Funds membership class for hedge funds. This new membership class, which the CME Board of Dire »


Tech Update: Sofaer Gold Research selects 4S.Yellowstone

Sofaer Global Research has licensed 4S.Yellowstone, a software product that helps develop, operate and analyse arbitrarily complex automated strategies. The product »


CME launches option on E-mini NASDAQ-100 futures contracts

CME, the US futures exchange, has launched new equity options on E-mini™ NASDAQ-100® futures contracts. The E-mini contract is a smaller sized, electronically trade »


Pergament Advisors expands research team

Guy Endzweig has joined Pergament Advisors' Richmond Capital Fund as its second Research Analyst/Trader in the New York office. Pergament Advisors is a New York-bas »


Gold ETF takes in USD 1.3 billion from hedge funds and other investors

The first US exchange-traded fund that tracks the price of gold has raised USD 1.3 billion in just three days from hedge funds and other investors. The new EFT, cal »


SSgA launches Australian Alpha Plus strategy

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has launched a new strategy aiming to offer investors more efficient exposure to the large-cap Australian equities market. Targ »


CME to launch option on E-mini NASDAQ-100 futures contracts

CME, the US futures exchange, will launch new equity options on E-mini™ NASDAQ-100® futures contracts. The E-mini contract is a smaller sized, electronically traded »


Record market share in 5-year US Treasury Note

On Monday, November 15 over 27,000 contracts were traded in the 5-year product at Eurex US, corresponding to a record market share of 11 per cent. Furthermore, open »


BDA China Market Review: 3G Trial Results Released; Carrier Heads Move, But Will they Roll?

Fortnightly market intelligence covering China's TMT sector produced by Beijing-based research firm BDA China exclusively for Hedgeweek readers. 3G  China's telecom »


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