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RBC Capital Markets hires director in Hong Kong

RBC Capital Markets hires director in Hong Kong

Tue, 02/03/2010 - 06:04

RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, has hired Raymond Schumertl as a director for global macro FX sales.  »

Spending on post-Mifid market surveillance to reach EUR185m in 2012

Spending on post-Mifid market surveillance to reach EUR185m in 2012

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 15:55

The implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive is turning market surveillance, traditionally a cost centre, into a competitive edge, says capital markets research and advisory firm Tabb Group. »

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After the crisis, industry adapts to new environment

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 15:41

 The hedge fund industry has looked into the abyss and stepped back. »

Helen Bramley Lombard Risk

Hedge funds see new need for risk controls

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 15:37

 In the past, many hedge fund managers, particularly smaller ones, sought to monitor and manage their risks using spreadsheet-based software, believing they didn’t need or couldn’t »

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London’s hedge fund industry ponders opportunities and threats

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 15:30

 By most standards London’s position as an international centre of the hedge fund industry appears to be in pretty good shape. »

Can the UK become Europe’s centre of choice for hedge funds?

Can the UK become Europe’s centre of choice for hedge funds?

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 15:26

Over the past 10 to 15 years Dublin and Luxembourg have secured position as the locations of choice for sophisticated European investment funds, leaving the UK in their wake. »

Ogier Simon Ogier

The key is communication

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 14:59

 One of the main developments in the hedge fund industry over the past 24 months has been the emergence of stakeholder issues and the increased focus on transparency. »

MFA urges SEC to analyse impact of short selling restrictions

MFA urges SEC to analyse impact of short selling restrictions

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 14:06

The Managed Funds Association says it is disappointed that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s short selling restrictions are not supported by empirical data. »

Bedrock launches fund of hedge funds investing solely in Brazil

Bedrock launches fund of hedge funds investing solely in Brazil

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 12:06

Bedrock Group, the Geneva-based wealth and asset manager, has launched Bedrock Brazil with USD50m of commitments. »

Virginia resident charged with operating forex fraud scheme

Virginia resident charged with operating forex fraud scheme

Mon, 01/03/2010 - 12:05

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Ronald W. Smith, Jr. of Vansant, Virginia, doing business as Safeguard 3030 Investment Club, with operating a Ponzi scheme involving the fraudulent solicitation of at least USD800,000 from at least 34 customers in connection with off-exchange foreign currency trading. »

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