Eurex and ISE to create largest transatlantic derivatives marketplace

Eurex and International Securities Exchange (ISE) have signed a definitive agreement under which Eurex will acquire ISE for approximately USD 2.8 billion in cash, or USD 67.50 per share. »


ABN AMRO expands commodity ETF offering on Xetra

Deutsche Börse is further expanding its XTF segment for exchange-traded index funds (ETFs) on the pan-European Xetra trading platform with the inclusion of three new funds issued by M »


New investment scheme rules aim to boost Bahrain fund business

New collective investment scheme rules introduced by the Central Bank of Bahrain are set to give a major boost to the Gulf emirate's leading role in the regional funds industry, according »


CACEIS Fastnet is certified SAS 70

CACEIS Fastnet has performed a SAS 70 certification Type I for its fund administration services in Paris. »


Eurex launches further equity options on German mid caps

Eurex will be launching seven further German equity options on stocks from the MDAX  and TecDAX indices on 21 May. »


NYMEX to launch three new gasoline and diesel futures contracts

The New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc will launch three new gasoline futures contracts that will begin trading on the NYMEX trading floor and the CME Globex electronic trading platform on »


Fauchier Partners launches new fund of hedge funds

London-based Fauchier Partners has launched a fund of hedge funds focusing on special situations. »


Trafalgar expands trading presence in Australasia

Trafalgar Capital Management (UK) LLP, the London-based hedge fund manager, has celebrated the fifth anniversary of its Trafalgar Trading Fund Inc. »


Kevin Sullivan and Neil Wright join State Street to focus on developing derivative processing solutions

State Street has recruited Kevin Sullivan and Neil Wright to senior vice presidents with responsibility for overseeing the ongoing development of State Street's derivative processing capab »


MSCI Barra to introduce global family of Islamic indices

MSCI Barra is developing a global family of Islamic indices, designed to reflect Sharia investment principles while retaining replicability for international investors. »


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