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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.  »

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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. »

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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. »

currency cogs

SunGard launches TCA solution for FX trading

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 18:00

SunGard has launched an independent, real-time transaction cost analysis (TCA) solution for foreign exchange (FX) trading to help traders, corporate treasurers and portfolio managers understand the quality of their executions.  »

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Eurex waives fees for EURIBOR futures

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:00

Eurex Exchange has launched a new initiative – including a four-month fee holiday for EURIBOR futures – designed to further enhance the appeal of its short-term interest rate derivatives suite. »

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Eurex and GMEX cooperate in swap futures trading and clearing

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 09:00

Eurex is to license Global Markets Exchange Group’s (GMEX) Euro-denominated Constant Maturity Future (CMF) for trading via Eurex’s Multilateral Trade Registration (MTR) service and clearing on Eurex Clearing. »

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Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services team up for TARGET2-Securities

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 11:00

Eight months after announcing their plans to develop a new asset servicing model for TARGET2-Securities (T2S), Clearstream and BNP Paribas Securities Services have signed a partnership agreement.  »

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Neonet joins REDI’s broker network

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:45

Neonet Securities has joined REDI’s broker network, providing mutual clients seamless access to Neonet’s suite of execution tools using the REDIPlus trade management platform. »

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Deutsche Bank and BayernLB execute first OTC trades on Bloomberg to clear at Eurex Clearing

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 06:00

Deutsche Bank and BayernLB have executed the first trades on Bloomberg to be cleared via EurexOTC Clear for IRS.  »

S&P Capital IQ Special Report

Can credit signals be a canary in the coalmine for equity investors?

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:01

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ »

Singapore

SGX to launch bond trading platform

Wed, 26/11/2014 - 15:35

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is to launch a bond trading platform by mid-2015. It will initially trade Asian corporate bonds in G3 currencies, with Asian local currencies to follow.  »

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RARE Global Infrastructure Funds available on Calastone’s network

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:45

RARE, the Australian Infrastructure Investment Manager, has chosen Calastone to automate their global funds transactions. »

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Commission pool for European equities remains challenged while electronic trading continues to grow

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:45

Brokers facing the challenges of reduced trading revenues in European equities and new regulatory initiatives are also under pressure from the continued migration of trading business to lower-margin electronic execution. »

Merger

FIX Trading Community focuses on high performance

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:15

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, standards body at the heart of global financial trading, has combined all initiatives for the support of FIX for high performance trading and market data into a single working group. »

features
Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

Article
Spotlight

In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

Article
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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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