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Hedge fund industry outperforms major indices in June/Q2 despite macro & managed futures fund declines

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:40

Hedge funds produced an aggregate return of -0.93 per cent in June, just over 100 basis points ahead of the S&P 500 which fell -1.94 per cent during the month. according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Performance Summary. »

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NFA bars Wealth Creation Investments Fox Financial Group from membership

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:26

The National Futures Association (NFA) has barred Wealth Creation Investments, an NFA Member introducing broker, and Fox Financial Group, an NFA Member commodity trading advisor, from NFA membership. »

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Mixed months for ALTIN in Q2 2015

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:25

Following a good start to the year, ALTIN’s NAV performed well during the first two months of the second quarter (+0.34% MTD as 30.04.2015, +0.79% MTD as 31.05.2015) and suffered in June (-1.94% MTD, estimate) as global financial markets declined dramatically and volatility increased towards month-end over the escalating uncertainty over a possible Grexit. »

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Pacific Fund Systems appoints Paul Kneen as COO

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:44

Pacific Fund Systems Limited (PFS), a provider of fully integrated fund accounting and administration software via the PFS-PAXUS application, has appointed Paul Kneen (pictured) as Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 15 July, 2015.  »

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EPEX SPOT and ECC successfully reduce lead time on all intraday markets

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:41

The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT, together with its clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC), have successfully reduced the lead time on all intraday markets. Trading now continues until 30 minutes before delivery in Germany, France and Austria.  »

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CHAPS Payment System Welcomes BNP Paribas as 22nd Direct Participant 

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:33

CHAPS, the UK’s same day electronic payment system, has added BNP Paribas as a Direct Participant. BNP Paribas can now directly send and receive irrevocable, guaranteed sterling payments with same day finality, rather than through a third-party.  »

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Nasdaq Futures announces 16 new members

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:31

Nasdaq Futures, Inc (NFX), the exchange group's US-based energy futures market, has approved 16 Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) as new members. »

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Positive start for Euronext Milling Wheat Futures on JSE

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:29

The Euronext Milling Wheat futures contract listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is showing encouraging levels of market interest, following its official start of trade on 8 July. To date, the JSE has traded just over 10 000 tons of wheat.  »

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Hedge Fund Performance Update: Q2 2015

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 17:39

In this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q2 2015, we take a look at recent industry performance using the latest data available. »

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Raising real estate capital in Chicago

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 17:26

Preqin’s Real Estate Online provides comprehensive information on 76 institutional investors based in Chicago that actively invest in real estate, which collectively represent over USD57 billion invested in the asset class. Nearly a quarter of all institutional real estate investors based in Chicago are foundations (Fig 1), closely followed by private sector pension funds (20 per cent), and endowment plans, public pension funds and wealth managers, which each comprise 13 per cent of the total number.  »

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