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Hedge funds deliver worst annual performance since 2011, says Preqin

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 10:00

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark gained just 3.78% in 2014, the lowest annual return since the 1.85% loss seen in 2011, according to data from Preqin’s forthcoming 2015 Global Hedge Fund Report. »

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Misys extends trade reporting capabilities to DTCC Global Trade Repository

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 09:00

Misys, a provider of software solutions to financial services institutions, has added connectivity to DTCC for its Misys Regulatory Reporting Service.  »

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Man Group appoints John Cryan as non-executive director

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 21:00

Man Group has appointed John Cryan to the Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. »

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DeAWM hires two portfolio managers for hedge fund advisory business

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 20:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has hired Mihir Meswani and Nicolas Laporte as Portfolio Managers to further strengthen the firm’s Hedge Fund Advisory business.  »

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EDHEC-Risk Institute and Rothschild & Cie launch research chair on active allocation to smart factor indices

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 16:30

Rothschild & Cie and EDHEC-Risk Institute have announced the creation of a new research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute entitled "Active Allocation to Smart Factor Indices."  »

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SEC adopts rules to increase transparency in security-based swap market

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 16:00

The SEC has adopted two sets of rules requiring security-based swap data repositories (SDRs) to register with the SEC and prescribe reporting and public dissemination requirements for security-based swap transaction data.   »

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LME announces plans for enhanced participation and liquidity

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 15:00

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has announced plans to enhance participation and liquidity on its electronic platform, LMEselect.  »

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Rothschild Asset Management strengthens alt investment business

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 14:30

Rothschild Asset Management has strengthened its alternative investment business with the appointment of Shakil Riaz as Head of US Alternative Portfolio Management and Global CIO.  »

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Eurex Repo sees continued growth in 2014

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 13:30

Eurex Repo, the marketplace for international secured funding and financing, continued to grow in 2014.  »

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AII Barometer: 2014 highlights and the December oil scare

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 13:09

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down -0.3% in December (YTD -0.2%). 3 out of 12 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive territory, led by the Lyxor CTA Long Term Index (+3.5%), the Lyxor L/S Equity Variable Bias Index (+1.2%), the Lyxor Merger Arbitrage Index (+0.2%). »

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