GFI brokers first cleared cat derivatives trade on Nymex

GFI Group has brokered the first catastrophe risk trade on the New York Mercantile Exchange, an option on the nationwide catastrophe risk futures contract, with global reinsurer Swiss Re a »


Mark Melchiorre joins UBS's O'Connor as head of credit strategies

UBS Global Asset Management has announced that O'Connor, the hedge fund specialist within the bank's alternative and quantitative investments group, has appointed Mark Melchiorre as head o »


Vanguard plans to adopt Laudus Rosenberg long/short equity fund

The Vanguard Group has announced a proposal with Charles Schwab Investment Management to reorganise the Laudus Rosenberg US Large/Mid Capitalization Long/Short Equity Fund into a new Vangu »


SEC Commissioner Roel C Campos joins Washington law practice

Roel C Campos, a commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, will become partner-in-charge of the Washington, DC office of law firm Cooley Godward Kronish and a partner in the »


Eurex Repo creates pan-European market for collateralised money market transactions

Eurex Repo, the electronic repo market of the international derivatives exchange Eurex, will internationalise its Euro GC Pooling offering with European collaterals, thus becoming the firs »


Dubai exchange launches structured products platform

Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley have listed a total of 14 structured products on the Dubai International Financial Exchange following the launch of the exchange's TraX plat »


Investment Technology Group unveils algorithm that reacts to market events

Investment Technology Group, a New York-based provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, has unveiled a new type of trading algorithm that reacts to real-time »


Voltrex foreign exchange platform available via internet

Voltrex's foreign exchange services for financial institutions, corporates and private individuals are now accessible globally through an internet browser-based thin client, avoiding the n »


Forsyth Partners quits Dubai after losing distribution licence

London-based investment manager and fund research firm Forsyth Partners has pulled out of Dubai after having the licence of its financial services distribution arm withdrawn by the Dubai F »


Liquid Capital expands into commodity markets with London hire

Liquid Capital, a global equity derivatives market-maker that ranks among the largest market-makers by volume on Eurex and other equity option markets, has expanded its business into commo »


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