Eurex trading volume up 16 per cent in September

A total of some 156 million contracts were traded on the Eurex international derivatives exchange in September, a year-on-year increase of more than 16 per cent from 134 million contracts »

Specialist insurance broker to fund industry expands into Ireland

Baronsmead Partners, a specialist insurance broker to the fund industry, has opened an Irish division of its business in Dublin. »

Alpha Mutual Funds celebrates five years

AIP Mutual Funds, whose flagship Alpha Hedged Strategies Fund was launched in September 2002, is celebrating its fifth anniversary having topped USD650m in assets and comprehensively beate »

Absolute Capital German fund managers quit

Absolute Capital Management, the Majorca-based, London-listed hedge fund manager that was hit by heavy redemption requests and a catastrophic collapse in its share price following the acri »

FXall daily trading volume exceeds USD90bn

Online foreign exchange portal FXall has announced record trading volume of more than USD90bn in a single day, along with a rise in average daily volume for September of more than 44 per c »

Interwoven leads buy-side connectivity with launch of DealConnect for DTCC

Software provider Interwoven has announced the launch of Interwoven DealConnect for DTCC, which it says is the capital market industry's first standalone solution to enable the buy-side an »

Managed Funds Association elects Ospraie's Eric Vincent as chairman

The board of the Managed Funds Association, the leading US industry body for alternative investment managers, has chosen Eric Vincent, president of Ospraie Management, as its new chairman. »

Jersey aims to challenge Cayman with unregulated funds regime

Amid strong competition among jurisdictions across Europe to offer more lightly regulated regimes for alternative funds, Jersey is seeking to set itself apart from the crowd with the launc »

Perella Weinberg buys Xerion Capital Partners

Perella Weinberg Partners has acquired Xerion Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager that focuses on distressed credit and special situations investments. »

Comment: Relief for banks, but markets remain fragile

Ingrid Neitsch, a portfolio advisor with FRM Credit Alpha, says that while last month saw a return of liquidity to the credit markets, the environment remains fragile and more risk-adverse »

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