Sign up for free newsletter

 

newsLatest site

Alap Shah. Sentieo

Consumer-grade apps don’t work for equity analysts

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:13

By Alap Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Sentieo – Investment analysts, by and large, are a pretty smart group. If they can find a better way to do their job, they will. So it’s no surprise that an industry that relies so heavily on information has adopted a number of consumer-grade apps to enhance their workflow. And while better than nothing, this practice can create more problems than it tries to solve. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge funds lower fees as Fed raises rates

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 08:39

Hedge fund liquidations increased in the fourth quarter even as the industry surpassed the USD3 trillion milestone, bringing the number of closed funds for 2016 to the highest level since 2008. »

Chris Andrew, JP Morgan

JP Morgan starts trading in SLS

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:16

JP Morgan now has access to the largest pool of buy-side block liquidity in Europe via SIX Swiss Exchange Liquidnet Service (SLS), a long-standing partnership of SIX Swiss Exchange with Liquidnet. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.71 per cent in February

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 09:24

Managed futures traders gained 0.71 per cent in February, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Johan Glozman, ACA

Backstop and ACA complete cloud-to-ground database integration

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:47

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of cloud-based productivity solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, foundations, private equity firms, consultants and family offices, and ACA Technology Solutions, a provider of investment management and regulatory technology solutions, have completed an API integration of their solutions. »

Laurence Everitt, Northern Trust

Northern Trust hires head of global fund services sales for the UK

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:44

Northern Trust has appointed Katharine Morris as head of sales of its global fund services business in the UK. »

Mike Stepanovich, ONEaccess

ONEaccess launches research valuation solution for MiFID II compliance

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:41

ONEaccess has made enhancements to its platform that will allow asset managers to comply with MiFID II requirements, including regular assessment of research quality, management of research budgets and enforcement of stricter controls around inducements. »

EEX launches Swiss power futures

EEX launches Swiss power futures

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:32

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has extended its product offering on the power derivatives market by launching Swiss Power Base Day and Weekend Futures. »

Mary Beth Hamilton, Eze Castle Integration

Where CFOs/COOs and CTOs agree and disagree on outsourcing

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:35

By Mary Beth Hamilton (pictured), Vice President, Eze Castle Integration – It’s inevitable for C-level execs at hedge funds and private equity firms to have differing opinions from time to time, and outsourced IT can sometimes be an area that breeds tension at the management level. On one hand, Chief technology officers (CTOs) are engrossed in every level of technology, from application management to security to disaster recovery, and they have a vested interest in concerns from user experience to business continuity and beyond.  »

Steve Nadel, Seward & Kissel

Sharp rise in hedge funds using non-equity strategies

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 09:43

A rising number of newly launched hedge funds are employing non-equity-based investment strategies, according to The Seward & Kissel 2016 New Hedge Fund Study. »

events
2 days 5 hours from now - Singapore
2 days 5 hours from now - London
1 week 3 days from now - Hong Kong
1 week 4 days from now - Toronto
training
Mon, 27/03/2017   - London
Mon, 27/03/2017   - London
Mon, 27/03/2017   - London
listingsdirectory
IKONIC Fund Services Ltd.
Tue, 29/11/2016 - 11:28
Backstop Solutions Group
Tue, 08/11/2016 - 17:44
The Gemini Companies
Mon, 17/10/2016 - 11:51
specialreports
other gfm publications