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Morgan Stanley launches UCITS fund offering exposure to Tremblant Long/Short Equity UCITS Strategy

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 20:45

Morgan Stanley has launched a new fund, the MS Tremblant Long/Short Equity UCITS Fund under its FundLogic Alternatives Plc umbrella.  »

Weekly Brief: Spike in Oil spawns moderate loss

Weekly Brief: Spike in Oil spawns moderate loss

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:11

After a strong start to the year, hedge funds paused for breath in early February, with the Lyxor Hedge Fund index falling 0.4% for the week. Trend reversals in oil prices (up 15% during the period) and in the USD (dollar index down 0.5%) were the principal causes. Almost all strategies ended the week in negative territory. But while many CTA and commodity managers were still short energy and subsequently witnessed losses, some Global Macro managers and shorter-term CTAs were on the long side of the spectrum (see page 3). »


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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Bolsa Mexicana de Valores selects Nasdaq's SMARTS for market surveillance efforts

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 13:00

Bolsa Mexicana de Valores is migrate its current real-time, proprietary market surveillance system to Nasdaq’s SMARTS platform. »

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OppenheimerFunds appoints Eric Meltzer as CTO

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 09:00

OppenheimerFunds announced today that  »

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Four out of seven IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indexes positive in January

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 06:00

Four out of seven of IndexIQ’s IQ Hedge family of investable hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded positive performance in January. »

2015 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report

Top Performing Hedge Funds of 2014

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 11:15

Preqin has analyzed the performance of over 5,200 hedge funds worldwide throughout 2014 to identify the top performing funds. In an excerpt from the 2015 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report, league tables reveal the 10 top performing hedge fund vehicles by various strategies and regions, and looks at the characteristics of these successful funds. »

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Pioneer Underwriters launches EU regulatory product for AIFMs

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 10:30

Pioneer Underwriters (Pioneer) has launched a new EU regulatory compliant product for alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs).  »


FTSE expands Infrastructure Index Series with two capped indices

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 10:00

FTSE Group has expanded of its established FTSE Infrastructure Index Series with the launch of two capped indices to complement the FTSE Core Infrastructure Indices »

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Euronext launches new premium milling wheat no3 contract

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 09:00

Euronext is to launch a new premium milling wheat no3 contract, subject to final regulatory approval, at the beginning of March 2015. »