NOS extends freight clearing in Asia with Singapore office

NOS Clearing, the world's leading clearing house for freight derivatives, is opening an office in Singapore and is extending clearing to include more of Asian time zone trading hours. »


Man Investments raises USD382m for greenhouse gas fund

Institutional investors have committed USD382m in the second stage of asset-raising for the China Methane Recovery Fund, a pioneering fund sponsored by Man Investments that invests in tech »


Cornhill Asset Management goes live with Fidessa

Fidessa Group has announced that Cornhill Asset Management, a specialist initial public offering and pre-IPO brokerage firm, is now live with Fidessa's European Trader Workstation (ETW) in »


Hedge funds' role grows in US fixed income, says Greenwich survey

Hedge funds generated nearly 30 per cent of all US fixed-income trading volume last year among participants, double the 15 per cent they accounted for during the previous 12-month period, »


Credit crunch seen easing but funds continue to stumble

The first signs that the fall-out from the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage sector may be easing came this week, with BNP Paribas reopening three funds after resolving asset valuation »


Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that Harry Markowitz's modern portfolio theory, introduced in 1952, is no longer fully »


Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Investment consultant Watson Wyatt has made two hires to boost its research into real estate investment managers and hedge fund managers, and added five new graduates to its manager resear »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

The Carlyle Group has added a second USD100m loan facility to boost the liquidity provision of its listed debt fund Carlyle Capital Corporation, which was floated on the Euronext Amsterdam »


Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Customer Effective, an implementer of Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management software, has launched Capital Effective, a front-office relationship management solution designed »


South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

Firms operating on the Johannesburg-based Bond Exchange of South Africa have welcomed a proposal to allow remote membership of the exchange during a symposium organised by the exchange to »


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