Rapeseed

Euronext launches rapeseed derivatives solution

Euronext is planning to launch a full rapeseed derivatives solution on 14 November 2014, which will allow the industry to trade individual futures and options contracts for rapeseed grain, meal and oil. »


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Prologue Capital adds to investor relations team

Prologue Capital Management, an alternative investment adviser that manages a discretionary fixed income strategy, has added Robert Stever to its investor relations team. »


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Equinox Funds makes portfolio manager promotions

Alternative investments provider Equinox Financial Group has made two promotions in its portfolio management team. »


Bitcoins

Arthur Levitt advises bitcoin companies BitPay and Vaurum

Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is to serve as advisor to bitcoin companies BitPay and Vaurum. »


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Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services and Confluence launch Annex IV reporting services

Confluence is to provide Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services with a range of reporting solutions for its new Annex IV reporting services for alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs). »


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Highland Capital Management announces expense cap for Global Allocation Fund

Dallas-based investment management firm Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors has announced a 0.65 per cent expense cap on the Highland Global Allocation Fund (HCOAX). »


Volatility

Eurex Exchange strengthens offering in volatility derivatives

Eurex Exchange continues to ensure market support for its recently launched listed variance futures contract, which is based on the EURO STOXX 50, the most prominent equity index in Europe. »


Green light

ClearStructure offers ClearStart for emerging hedge fund managers

ClearStructure Financial Technology has launched ClearStart, a programme which provides emerging hedge fund managers ready access to commercial grade portfolio management software. »


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Hedge funds consolidated gains in Q3, says DeAWM

Hedge funds consolidated their gains from the first half of 2014 in the third quarter, despite equity markets producing a mixed performance over the quarter, according to Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Q4 Hedge Fund Outlook. »


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Carne receives approval for new AIFM manco in Channel Islands

Carne Group has received authorisation for an independent AIFMD-compliant management company in the Channel Islands. »


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