New CBOT contract offers transparency while replicating traditional OTC trading conventions

The Chicago Board of Trade plans to launch electronically-traded credit default swap Index futures contracts.  The new CBOT CDR Liquid 50TM North American Investment Grade (NAIG) Inde »

UK public endorses retail access to hedge funds

An overwhelming majority of the British public approves the plans of the country's financial industry regulator, the Financial Services Authority, to extend access to hedge fund products t »

Merrill Lynch takes minority stakes in hedge fund managers

Merrill Lynch has added to its minority stakes in hedge fund management firms by acquiring within the space of a few days non-controlling investments in GSO Capital Partners and Sterling S »

Partners Group wins USD200m investment for hedge fund replication programme

Investment in Partners Group's proprietary Alternative Beta Strategies now exceeds USD1bn following a USD200m investment in the hedge fund replication programme by the Universities Superan »

Comment: An apocalyptic turn for hedge funds?

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, argues that recent criticism of the industry fails to recognise the limitless potential of n »

FSA warns activist funds on insider trading abuses

The Financial Services Authority has issued a warning to activist hedge funds about potential insider trading abuses that may arise where funds build stakes in target companies with a view »

Man Group assets soar to more than USD65bn

The assets under management of Man Group, the world's largest publicly traded hedge fund manager, rose by 24 per cent to USD61.7bn in the year to the end of March and net income rose by 27 »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Michael Peters, executive board member, Eurex

Michael Peters, a member of the Eurex executive board with responsibility for marketing and sales, outlines the various services and incentives offered by the derivatives exchange to its p »

DGCX to launch world's first Indian rupee futures contract

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange will launch its Indian rupee foreign exchange contract on Thursday, June 7, marking the first time that a rupee currency contract will be traded on »

SwapsWire launches service in Korea as Tullett Prebon and BGC go live

SwapsWire has announced it is rolling out its service in Korea this month as Tullett Prebon Money Brokerage (Korea) and BGC Capital Markets and Foreign Exchange Broker (Korea) become the f »

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