NYSE Euronext and Caisse des Dépôts launch carbon exchange Bluenext

NYSE Euronext and French public sector financial institution Caisse des Dépôts have launched Bluenext, an international exchange that operates markets in carbon emission allow »

Reuters launches bespoke derivatives pricing service for hard-to-value instruments

Reuters has announced the launch of a pricing service that delivers bespoke valuations for derivatives and complex securities, Reuters DataScope Derivatives Pricing Service, as part of its »

Systeia Capital Management denies report of fund problems

Paris-based hedge fund manager Systeia Capital Management has denied reports by the Sunday Times in London alleging that its Systeia Alternative Risk Trading fund had encountered performan »

Don't shake your foundation

The quest for alpha has resulted in a major shift of assets to hedge funds. »

Financial infrastructure and investor appetite converge to drive Middle East fund growth

Once considered a relative backwater by the global hedge fund industry, the Middle East is starting to attract increasing attention thanks to a combination of factors, including the surge of wealth »

Capital Z Investment Partners management launches buyout with Paine & Partners

Hedge fund sponsor Capital Z Investment Partners has announced completion of a management buyout together with Paine & Partners, a San Francisco- and New York-based private equity firm »

Eurex sets new trading records amid turbulent markets

A new trading record of 17 million contracts was set by international derivatives exchange Eurex on January 22, beating the previous mark of 15.5 million contracts from June 6 last year, a »

Joint venture Newedge aims to strengthen position in prime brokerage

Newedge, the joint venture created from the merger of the brokerage businesses of Société Générale and Crédit Agricole's Calyon investment banking divisi »

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 0.50 per cent in December

RBC Capital Markets has reported provisional figures indicating that the RBC Hedge 250 Index had a net return of 0.50 per cent in December, bringing the full-year return of the investible »

SEC lays charges over USD30m hedge fund fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against two individuals and six entities under their control over an alleged USD30m hedge fund fraud and obtained a temporary r »

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