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Aston Hill appoints Manitou Investment Management as exclusive sub-advisor for two additional funds

Aston Hill appoints Manitou Investment Management as exclusive sub-advisor for two additional funds

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 09:46

Aston Hill Asset Management has appointed Manitou Investment Management as exclusive sub-advisor to two closed end funds, the Aston Hill VIP Income Fund and the Aston Hill Advantage VIP Income Fund., effective 1 May, 2016,  »

CME Group and Crypto Facilities launch Bitcoin Reference Rate and Real-Time Index

CME Group and Crypto Facilities launch Bitcoin Reference Rate and Real-Time Index

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 09:42

CME Group is to collaborate with Crypto Facilities Ltd, a digital assets trading platform, to develop the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR), which will provide a final settlement price in US dollars at 4 pm London time on each trading day, and CME CF Bitcoin Real Time Index (RTI), which will allow users real-time access to bitcoin prices. »

ESMA amends MiFID II standards on non-equity transparency and position limits

ESMA amends MiFID II standards on non-equity transparency and position limits

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 09:40

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued two Opinions proposing amendments to its draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTSs) under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR).   »

PEGAS volume doubles year-on-year

PEGAS volume doubles year-on-year

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 09:39

The pan-European gas trading platform PEGAS registered a total volume of 153.7 TWh in April 2016, which represents almost the double of the volume traded over the same period last year (April 2015: 77.0 TWh).  »

CFTC approves final rule on amendments to the swap portfolio reconciliation requirement

CFTC approves final rule on amendments to the swap portfolio reconciliation requirement

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 09:34

The US CFTC has approved a final rule to amend a requirement that swap dealers (SD) and major swap participants (MSP) exchange the terms of swaps with their counterparties for portfolio reconciliation so that SDs and MSPs need only exchange the “material terms” of swaps.  »

Sturgeon Ventures reveals growth in incubator firms in the City of London

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:33

The number of regulatory ‘incubator’ or ‘umbrella’ firms in the City of London’s institutional financial sector has grown to 52, according to Sturgeon Ventures LLP, which claims to have been the first such firm to launch 18 years ago.  »

UnaVista partners with Kaizen

UnaVista partners with Kaizen

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:06

UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group’s global regulatory reporting platform, has partnered with regulatory reporting testing and compliance firm, Kaizen Reporting giving UnaVista clients access to Kaizen Reporting’s ReportShield service, which offers quality assurance testing of MiFID transaction reports at a field level, »

USD4bn Canadian wealth manager selects SS&C as its fund administrator

USD4bn Canadian wealth manager selects SS&C as its fund administrator

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:00

SS&C Technologies Holdings has been appointed by Nicola Wealth Management (NWM) to provide a range of fund administration services for nearly USD4 billion in assets under management (AUM). »

European equity markets being recast by regulatory-driven shockwaves, says TABB Group Research

European equity markets being recast by regulatory-driven shockwaves, says TABB Group Research

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 10:57

The European equities markets have been held hostage to pending MiFID II regulation, but are quickly starting to transform, despite the absence of clarity on the impending mandate.  »

US dollar-denominated money market funds to see significant outflows in Q2 2016, says Moody’s

US dollar-denominated money market funds to see significant outflows in Q2 2016, says Moody’s

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 10:55

Up to 50 per cent of remaining investor assets will likely leave US prime money market funds ahead of major regulatory reforms in October, says Moody's Investors Service. However, demand for euro prime funds is expected to be resilient despite record low yields. »

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