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William J Brodsky, CBOE chairman and chief executive

CBOE to launch S&P 500 Index Range options

Thu, 23/08/2012 - 06:00

Chicago Board Options Exchange will launch trading in a new type of S&P 500 Index options contract, known as CBOE S&P 500 Range options (SRO), beginning on 28 August. »

Keith Tippell, co-head of FX at MarkitSERV

MarkitSERV partners with voice brokers for FX affirmation, regulatory reporting and clearing

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 15:58

MarkitSERV, an electronic trade processing service for OTC derivatives, has agreed heads of terms with four FX interdealer brokers (IDBs) to provide voice trade affirmation, regulatory reporting and clearing services for FX transactions.  »

Gas

CF Partners expands fund to invest in the oil, gas, coal and power markets

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 12:13

CF Partners, the trading and investments firm, has expanded its main trading entity to include investments in commodities across the energy complex. »

Mike Stewart, global head of equities, UBS

UBS launches Quant HQ for systematic traders

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 10:21

UBS has launched a new business area called UBS Quant HQ, focused specifically on the unique requirements of the systematic, or quantitative, trader. »

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BrokerTec and MTS to develop Euro repo index series

Mon, 20/08/2012 - 15:55

BrokerTec, ICAP’s electronic fixed income trading platform, and MTS, a fixed income trading venue in Europe which is majority owned by London Stock Exchange Group, are launching a daily repo index series for the sovereign bond markets of the main eurozone countries. »

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Chi-X Canada to launch new ATS

Mon, 20/08/2012 - 14:06

Chi-X Canada ATS, a wholly owned subsidiary of alternative trading venue operator Chi-X Global, is launching a second lit marketplace, CX2 ATS, in the first quarter of 2013. »

David Casterton, ICAP

ICAP to create global broking division

Mon, 20/08/2012 - 06:02

Interdealer broker ICAP is reorganising to create a single, global broking division to reflect the changing nature of its business and serve customers more effectively. »

Christoph Mura, chief operating officer of EEX

EEX integrates energy market data from Czech Republic in Transparency platform

Fri, 17/08/2012 - 06:00

In co-operation with ČEZ Group, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) has expanded its Transparency in Energy Markets platform with energy market data from the Czech Republic. »

Cobalt

LME's cobalt and molybdenum contracts hit USD1bn notional turnover

Thu, 16/08/2012 - 06:10

The London Metal Exchange’s (LME) minor metals contracts have reached USD1bn in notional turnover. »

Trading screens

Secondary trading to grow 125 per cent to USD146bn

Tue, 14/08/2012 - 10:06

The secondary market, where investors historically went to trade their illiquid holdings in hedge funds, private equity and other alternative investments, is increasingly a source of liquidity in normal times and not just an escape hatch for investors in duress, according to a recent survey of more than 489 institutional investors managing gross assets of USD417bn. »

French flag

New milestones achieved in Eurex’s futures on French government bonds

Fri, 10/08/2012 - 06:06

The international derivatives market Eurex Exchange has set several new records in its Euro-OAT Futures. »

NYSE

NYSE Euronext global derivatives trading volumes down in July

Thu, 09/08/2012 - 16:15

NYSE Euronext European derivatives products average daily volume (ADV) in July 2012 totalled 3.5 million contracts, a decrease of 6.8 per cent compared to July 2011 and a decrease of 24.7 per cent from June 2012 levels. »

Larry Leibowitz, chief operating officer, NYSE Euronext

Knight Capital to resume NYSE and NYSE MKT designated market maker responsibilities on 13 August

Wed, 08/08/2012 - 16:00

From 13 August, all New York Stock Exchange and NYSE MKT securities as well as staff, operations and systems responsibility will return to the Designated Market Maker (DMM) unit of Knight Capital Americas from GETCO in light of the completion of Knight Capital’s recapitalisation plan.  »

Jesper Alfredsson, vice president product management, Orc

Orc commits to full support of Eurex Exchange’s new trading architecture

Wed, 08/08/2012 - 12:00

Orc, a provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, is to support Eurex Exchange’s new trading architecture, the all-new trading platform scheduled for launch on 3 December 2012. »

Stack of money

SwapClear’s buy-side clearing hits USD2trn

Tue, 07/08/2012 - 16:00

Last week's buy-side notional cleared on SwapClear is nearly double the amount of the clearing service’s previous industry record-breaking week, totalling USD233.4bn. »

Larry Leibowitz, COO, Nyse Euronext

NYSE Euronext temporarily re-assigns Knight Capital DMM responsibilities to GETCO DMM

Mon, 06/08/2012 - 13:46

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NYSE MKT have temporarily assigned custodial responsibility for approximately 524 New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and 156 NYSE MKT listed securities from the Designated Market Maker (DMM) unit of Knight Capital Americas LLC to the DMM of GETCO LLC. »

Trader

Six out of seven IndexIQ hedge fund indices positive in July

Mon, 06/08/2012 - 06:16

IndexIQ, a developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, has reported positive performance for six out of seven of its proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices. »

Traders

Eurex ADV is 8.1 million contracts in July

Fri, 03/08/2012 - 06:04

In July 2012 the international derivatives markets of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 8.1 million contracts, down from 10.1 million in July 2011. »

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Deutsche Bank adds Nordic power market to dbSelect platform

Thu, 26/07/2012 - 06:07

Coeli Asset Management has launched its Coeli Power Surge strategy on dbSelect, Deutsche Bank’s platform for accessing liquid hedge fund strategies. »

Liquidity

MarketAxess expands trading protocols in support of credit market liquidity

Wed, 25/07/2012 - 06:14

MarketAxess has expanded its suite of electronic trading protocols to help investors and broker-dealers more effectively source liquidity in the credit markets. »

Michael Davie, chief executive of SwapClear

Cross-margining benefits help drive surge in pre-mandate clearing of OTC FRAs

Tue, 24/07/2012 - 16:00

LCH.Clearnet’s interest rate swap clearing service, SwapClear, now clears approaching 50 per cent of all outstanding over-the-counter forward rate agreements (FRAs). »

Per Lovén, head of corporate strategy for Liquidnet Europe

Liquidnet launches 40th trading market with addition of Turkish equities

Mon, 23/07/2012 - 16:01

Institutional investors can now trade Turkish listed securities through Liquidnet’s platform. »

Murray Pozmanter, DTCC managing director and general manager, clearing services

DTCC welcomes trading in futures contracts based on DTCC GCF Repo Index

Thu, 19/07/2012 - 10:02

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has welcomed the trading in futures contracts linked to its proprietary index, the DTCC GCF Repo Index. »

Globe with currency signs

Deutsche Bank launches FX trading platform

Thu, 19/07/2012 - 06:13

Deutsche Bank has launched an FX trading platform on Autobahn. »

Trader

June a tough month for CTA strategies

Tue, 17/07/2012 - 16:12

June proved difficult for CTA strategies, according to Newedge’s monthly performance data for its suite of hedge fund indices. »

Traders

ENYX adds US futures and equities markets

Tue, 10/07/2012 - 06:04

ENYX has added key US markets decoders for its FPGA based trading platform. »

Trader

MarketAxess trading volume for June totals USD52.2bn

Wed, 04/07/2012 - 12:13

Monthly trading volume on MarketAxess, the electronic trading platform for US and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other types of fixed-income securities, totalled USD52.2bn in June. »

CBOE Futures Exchange

Second consecutive month of record trading volume at CBOE Futures Exchange

Tue, 03/07/2012 - 16:03

The CBOE Futures Exchange says June 2012 was the most-active trading month in CFE history and the second consecutive month of record trading volume at the exchange.  »

Trading floor

Average daily volume of 11.0 million contracts at Eurex Group in June

Tue, 03/07/2012 - 12:15

In June 2012 the international derivatives markets of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 11.0 million contracts, down from 11.4 million in June 2011. »

Peter Reitz, Chief Executive Officer of EEX

EEX spins off gas business into own company

Tue, 26/06/2012 - 10:00

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will spin off the Natural Gas Spot and Derivatives Market into a separate company owned to 100 per cent with the corporate name “EGEX European Gas Exchange”. »

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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

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... »

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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. ... »

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