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All six MVIS long/short equity indices positive in August

All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) investable long/short equity indices recorded a positive performance in August. »


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Hedge funds continue drive with Lyxor HFI close to record highs

For the second week in a row, hedge funds have posted a solid performance, lifting the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index (HFI) closer to new highs. »


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VAM launches frontier markets fund

Specialist fund manager VAM has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS IV fund targeting the high growth potential of frontier market equities. »


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Castle Hall launches ReportLab-powered platform for HF and PE due diligence reporting

Castle Hall Alternatives, an operational due diligence specialist focused on hedge funds, private equity funds and long-only funds, has teamed up with ReportLab to launch the OpsDiligence platform. »


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Common Sense Investment Management appoints president

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Marc Lorin as president. »


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ALTIN fund of hedge funds return 3.43 per cent in first half

Swiss alternative investment company ALTIN’s portfolio generated positive returns over the first half of 2014 with a return of 3.43 per cent, outperforming the HFRI FoF Composite index which recorded 1.53 per cent for the same period. »


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CFTC issues rule for deposit of customer funds with UK depositaries

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an interpretation of Commission Regulation 30.7(c) under the Commodity Exchange Act.  »


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Vanguard cuts the costs to 25 of its ETFs and tracker funds … GAM launches US mortgage backed securities (MBS) UCITS fund…

Lyxor Asset Management has expanded its range of ETFs available on the London Stock Exchange with the launch of four new European equity products: »


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Citi names Chris Cox as securities services head for EMEA

Citi has appointed Chris Cox as the securities services head for EMEA, leading both investor services and direct custody and clearing (DCC) franchises. »


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Deutsche Bank fined GBP4.7m for failing to properly report transactions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Deutsche Bank AG London Branch GBP4,718,800 for incorrectly reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.   »


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