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OTC Markets Group and Exchange Data International launch OTC Corporate Actions Data Service

Tue, 28/05/2013 - 10:57

OTC Markets Group, an operator of financial marketplaces for 10,000 US and global securities, and Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of back- and front-office financial and securities data, have created the OTC Corporate Actions Data Service which will provide corporate action data for companies trading on the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink marketplaces. »

Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex to roll-out its Euribor Futures initiative

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 12:03

The international derivatives marketplace Eurex Exchange is to start a new initiative to increase the attractiveness of its short-term interest rate derivatives segment by offering new trading and market making incentives for its Three-Month Euribor Futures. »

Volatility

CBOE begins disseminating volatility index on CME's 10-year US Treasury Note options contract

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 10:06

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CME Group have begun disseminating values for a new volatility benchmark index using futures options data on CME Group's 10-year US Treasury note contract. »

Electronic trading floor

FIX Protocol publishes updated guidelines for global post-trade processing

Mon, 20/05/2013 - 12:06

FIX Protocol Ltd (FPL), the non-profit, industry-driven standards body for the electronic trading community, has published updated recommended guidelines for the use of FIX for post-trade processing. »

Warning sign

Wikipedia is early warning sign of stock market movements, says study

Mon, 20/05/2013 - 06:28

Wikipedia could have been used as early warning signs of stock market movements, according to a study published in Scientific Reports. Researchers led by Dr Suzy Moat, senior research fellow at Warwick Business School, found that changes in how often financially related pages were viewed on Wikipedia could have been linked to subsequent movements of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. »

Trading screens

Celoxica launches new product range and raises additional capital

Fri, 17/05/2013 - 16:00

Celoxica, a provider of ultra low latency market data, order entry and pre-trade risk solutions for high frequency traders and brokers, has extended its hardware accelerated market data products with the launch of the Generic Book Accelerator (GBA) product line for the US market. »

Electronic trading floor

First FCM completes production testing with CreditLink for pre-trade clearing certainty

Wed, 15/05/2013 - 15:57

The first futures commission merchant (FCM) has completed production testing for Traiana’s central risk management infrastructure for swaps clearing. »

Michael Bodson, DTCC’s president and chief executive

DTCC and Euroclear to launch joint collateral service

Tue, 14/05/2013 - 06:01

Euroclear and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint collateral processing service which will significantly increase efficiency, reduce risk and support the growing collateral needs of industry participants.   »

Traders

CBOE, C2SM and CFE trading volume totals 102.70 million contracts in April

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 14:13

April trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) totalled 102.70 million contracts. »

Electronic trading floor

SmartStream supports SWIFT’s Global Electronic Trade Confirmation solution

Mon, 29/04/2013 - 16:16

SmartStream Technologies’ TLM Trade Process Management solution, which addresses the post-trade allocation, confirmation, clearing and settlement processes, now fully supports SWIFT’s Global Electronic Trade Communication (GETC) solution. »

Global currency

7Hedge launches FX services

Mon, 29/04/2013 - 12:04

7Hedge has launched exclusive FX services structured to provide clients in developing FX markets with dedicated access to an institutional network of Tier-1 solutions, previously reserved for global conglomerates. »

Electronic trading floor

BlackRock and MarketAxess create electronic trading solution in US credit markets

Wed, 24/04/2013 - 16:08

BlackRock and MarketAxess have formed an alliance to create a unified, open trading solution in the US credit markets. »

Tom Gavin, chief executive officer of Eze Software Group

Eze Software Group's RealTick EMS issued US patent for electronic trading

Thu, 18/04/2013 - 10:05

The US Patent and Trademark office has issued Patent Number 8,352,353 for Eze Software Group’s execution management system, the RealTick EMS. »

Trading screens

S&P Capital IQ’s Real Time Solutions releases advanced genetic algorithm capabilities

Thu, 18/04/2013 - 06:02

S&P Capital IQ’s Real Time Solutions has released its automated trading platform, QuantFACTORY 5.3.2, which includes a number of new features designed to help strengthen its overall capabilities and performance. »

Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, Stoxx

Stoxx launches GC pooling indices in cooperation with Eurex Repo

Tue, 16/04/2013 - 16:00

Stoxx and Eurex Repo have launched the Stoxx GC Pooling index family, including the migration of the existing GC Pooling Indices calculated by Deutsche Börse into the new index family. »

Trading floor

Liquidnet sees strong quarterly performance as block trading increases

Thu, 11/04/2013 - 14:10

Liquidnet, the institutional trading network, has seen strong quarterly performance globally. »

Traders

NYSE Liffe to launch equity options on NSI NV

Wed, 10/04/2013 - 14:02

NYSE Liffe, the European based derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, will add options on the shares of investment company NSI NV to its range of equity option classes. »

Traders

Hedge funds track equities to record level in Q1 2013

Mon, 08/04/2013 - 10:02

Hedge funds extended gains in March to conclude the first quarter of 2013 at record levels, tracking US equity performance, which also advanced to close the quarter at new highs. »

Trader

NYSE Euronext European derivatives ADV up nearly nine per cent

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 16:06

NYSE Euronext global derivatives average daily volume (ADV) in March 2013 of 8.1 million contracts was in line with March 2012, and represented a decrease of 7.8 per cent from February 2013 levels. »

Clock

CBOE Futures Exchange plans extended trading hours

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 12:00

CBOE Futures Exchange plans to expand CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index) futures trading hours – currently 7:00 am CT to 3:15 pm CT – in two phases, beginning in May. »

Financial graph

Five out of six Market Vectors investable hedge fund beta indices positive in March

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 12:04

Five out of six of Market Vectors investable hedge fund beta indices recorded positive returns in March, according to figures released by Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS). »

Traders

Average daily volume of 9.7 million contracts at Eurex Group in March

Wed, 03/04/2013 - 10:06

In March 2013, the international derivatives exchanges of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 9.7 million contracts, down from 10.1 million contracts in March 2012. »

Trader

Trading volume in VIX futures reaches new all-time high for third consecutive month

Tue, 02/04/2013 - 14:09

March 2013 was the third consecutive month in which total volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) and total exchange-wide trading reached new all-time highs. »

Trading screens

Credit Suisse offers AES Options through PrimeTrade

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 10:06

AES Options single leg tactics for US listed equity, index and ETF options can now be accessed through PrimeTrade, Credit Suisse's global front end trading system for listed derivatives, US treasuries and foreign exchange. »

Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Stock Exchange uses Xetra for trading securities

Tue, 26/03/2013 - 10:08

The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) has migrated its electronic securities trading to Deutsche Börse’s Xetra trading system. »

Index

February a difficult month for hedge funds, says Newedge

Wed, 20/03/2013 - 14:08

February proved to be a difficult month for hedge funds, according to data released by Newedge, with eight of the firm’s suite of 11 hedge fund indices reporting negative returns for the month. »

Commodities

FTSE and DPT Capital launch series of long-short commodity indices

Wed, 20/03/2013 - 06:10

FTSE Group and DPT Capital Management have launched the FTSE Target Exposure Commodity Index Series, a series of rules-based long-short commodity indices derived from Professor John M Mulvey’s risk management and portfolio allocation approach – Dynamic Portfolio Tactics. »

Numbers and magnifying glass

February was modest month for hedge fund strategies, says Edhec-Risk

Tue, 19/03/2013 - 16:04

Equity-focused hedge fund strategies exhibited returns that were broadly consistent with market dynamics in February, according figures released by Edhec-Risk. »

Swiss flag

Calastone opens office in Switzerland

Tue, 19/03/2013 - 06:06

Calastone, the global fund transaction network, has opened a new office in Zurich, Switzerland. With over 400 customers and 2,500 active trading links in 17 domiciles Calastone now routes over GBP12bn of fund transactions per month through its global network. »

Judson Baker, product manager for derivatives and collateral management at Northern Trust

Northern Trust enhances operational support for central counterparty clearing of OTC derivatives

Thu, 14/03/2013 - 12:04

To help clients comply with new regulations intended to manage risk in the financial derivatives markets, Northern Trust has enhanced its systems to provide operational support for central clearing of certain over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. »

features
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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

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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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.  ... »

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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.  ... »

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