Announcement

DTCC forms industry steering committee to drive US T+2 implementation

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), in collaboration with the financial services industry, has formed an industry steering committee to drive the implantation of two-day settlement cycle (T+2) in the US. »


Fraud

SEC charges NYC high-frequency trading firm with fraud

The SEC has sanctioned a high frequency trading firm for placing a large number of rapid-fire trades in the final two seconds of trading each day to manipulate the closing prices of NASDAQ-listed stocks.   »


laptops

Lombard Risk releases Colline V13

Lombard Risk Management has released its latest version of COLLINE -- the company's award-winning collateral management, clearing, inventory management and optimisation solution.  »


Lee Pumfrey, Liquidnet

Liquidnet makes senior hires in London

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has further strengthened its fixed income team in Europe with the appointment of Jonathan Gray as Head of Fixed Income Sales.  »


Palladium

LME wins bid for provision of London platinum and palladium prices

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has been appointed by the London Platinum and Palladium Fixing Company Limited (LPPFCL) to be the new provider of London platinum and palladium prices. »


Two tiers

Is there a two-tier fundraising market?

Despite infrastructure fundraising showing signs of growth, achieving a successful fundraise is more difficult than ever in such a competitive market. Preqin examines which funds are more likely to achieve their target size and the key factors for fundraising success. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Hedge funds see USD18bn outflow in Q3 despite steady returns… India’s SEBI confirms ban on HK’s Factorial Capital Management…

Hedge funds outperformed underlying markets in September with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returning a flat 0 per cent while the MSCI World Index finished the month down 1.86 per cent. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 3.87 per cent, falling just slightly behind underlying markets as the MSCI World Index returned 3.99 per cent over the same period. »


Traders

CBOE sees record day of trading

Trading volume in S&P 500 Index (SPX) options and CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) futures set new single-day records, while C2 Options Exchange (C2) experienced the busiest trading day in its history on 15 October. »


Accounts

Man Group FUM up 25 per cent to USD72.3 billion

Man Group as reported a 25 per cent increase in funds under management (FUM) to USD72.3 billion at 30 September 2014 (30 June 2014: USD57.7 billion). »


Dollars

DTCC proposes central clearing from USD1.6trn institutional tri-party repo market

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) subsidiary Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) intends to submit a rule filing with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and an Advance Notice filing to both the SEC and the Federal Reserve to provide central clearing for the over USD1.6 trillion institutional tri-party repo market. »


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