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Three of four top World Cup finishers have seen equity markets rise since final

World Cup success has been accompanied by positive equity market performance since last Sunday’s final for nearly all of the four top finishers as reflected by Russell Index country constituent returns. »

Managed futures

CTA performance moves back into positive territory

All managed futures indices calculated by Newedge showed positive returns for the month of June with trend followers leading the pack with a return of +1.25 per cent. »


SGSS appoints head of trustee and depositary services in the UK

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed David Painter as head of trustee and depositary services in the UK. »


Full compliance still some way off as AIFMD deadline arrives, says BNY Mellon

There is a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on the eve of the deadline for Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) authorisation, according to research by BNY Mellon. »


NFA fines New York firm Forex Capital Markets USD200,000

The National Futures Association (NFA) has ordered Forex Capital Markets (FXCM), a registered retail foreign exchange dealer located in New York City, to pay a USD200,000 fine. »


Two thirds of alternative managers are ready for AIFMD

Two thirds (64 per cent) of funds are ready for the deadline for implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) on 22 July, according to a global survey of alternative investment fund managers. »

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HedgeCoVest adds Pershing Advisor Solutions to alternative investment platform

Pershing Advisor Solutions has been selected as a custodian for HedgeCoVest, a hedge fund alternative investment platform. »

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CSSF issues new circular on UCITS depositaries… Lombard Odier Investment Managers launches US equity long/short fund…

UBS Asset Management has added its Xtra Yield strategy to the firm’s Luxembourg-domiciled SICAV by a launching a UCITS compliant version of the fund reported Citywire Global this week. »

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Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 1.41 per cent in June

Hedge funds gained 1.41 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Interactive Data launches solution to address AIFMD requirements

Interactive Data, a provider of independent evaluated pricing and reference data services, has introduced a solution to help financial institutions address the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »

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