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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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Company culture is key to avoiding regulatory problems, says Kinetic Partners’ survey

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 13:00

Company culture is the most important factor cited in avoiding regulatory problems, according to Kinetic Partners’ survey of almost 300 financial services professionals.  »

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Hedge funds down 0.15% in December, says eVestment

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 12:00

Aggregate hedge fund performance was -0.15% in December, the industry’s fourth monthly decline in the second half of 2014, according to vestments latest monthly hedge fund performance report. »

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JPES Partners makes senior appointments

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:45

JPES Partners, a marketing and communications consultancy specialising in the asset management sector, has appointed Toby Mitchenall and Krupa Parmar to its team. »

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CFTC secures court order against TOTE Fund and MJS Capital Management for Commodity Exchange Act violations

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:30

The CFTC has secured a court order requiring two commodity pool operators and their principal Michael J Siegel to pay restitution of USD104,684.47, disgorgement of USD86,503.36, and a civil monetary of USD259,510.08 over the misappropriation of funds.   »

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Clearstream closes 2014 with a record EUR 12.5 trillion in assets under custody

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:00

The value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers registered an increase of 5 per cent to EUR12.5 trillion in December 2014 (compared to EUR 12.0 trillion in December 2013).  »

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