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Highland Capital Management launches non-traded product line

Highland Capital Management has launched a non-traded product line with a publicly-registered business development company (BDC) NexPoint Capital. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Quantedge joins Asia’s billion dollar club… SuMI TRUST Global Asset Services strengthens Tokyo operation…

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, a provider of operational and administration support services to institutional asset managers, announced this week that it had completed the enhancement of its Asian business. This is in line with the organisation’s ambition to focus on three global hubs: London, New York and Tokyo. »


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SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services consolidates Asian operation

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, a provider of operational and administration support services to institutional asset managers, has completed the enhancement of its Asian business. »


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Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.44 per cent in July

Hedge funds lost 0.44 per cent in July, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


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Northern Trust strengthens hedge fund investment team

Tristan Thomas has joined Northern Trust’s alternatives group as director of portfolio strategy for hedge funds and Greg Jones has joined as a hedge fund analyst. »


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Arrow Capital Management merges two funds

Arrow Capital Management has merged two fund which are sub-advised by Raven Rock Capital Management – the Arrow High Yield Fund and the Raven Rock Income II Fund. »


Traders

Euronext launches equity options on Euronext NV

Trading in equity options on Euronext NV shares will start trading on the Amsterdam derivatives market on 28 August.  »


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CFTC issues no-action relief on confirmations of uncleared swap transactions

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a no-action letter providing swap execution facilities (SEFs) time-limited, conditional relief from certain data reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to confirmations required for uncleared swap transactions. »


Regulation

CFTC issues no-action letter for Clearing Corporation of India Ltd

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a time-limited no-action letter it will not take enforcement action against Clearing Corporation of India Ltd (CCIL) for failing to register as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO). »


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Deutsche Börse launches US dollar hedged version of HDAX

Deutsche Börse has launched the HDAX Hedged USD Index, which measures the performance of the underlying HDAX while eliminating foreign currency fluctuations. »


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