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Contineo structured product platform goes live

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:11

Contineo, a new industry-backed messaging network for equity-linked structured products whose on-boarding subscribers include Julius Baer, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan and Societe Generale, has begun live operations. »

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Activist hedge funds continue to outperform in 2015

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:47

Preqin currently tracks 519 activist hedge funds collectively managing over USD140 billion in assets, an increase from the USD127 billion as of December 2014. Activists take an approach to investment which is akin to that of private equity, an approach which typically involves a long time horizon. »

Daryl Hooker, ICAP

Absorbing currency market liquidity shocks

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:37

How ICAP’s EBS BrokerTec’s central limit order book for spot FX managed the SNB’s CHF de-peg… »

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Prestige registers funds for sale in Switzerland via OpenFunds Investment Services AG

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 10:55

Prestige Fund Management has registered its direct lending funds for sale in Switzerland with OpenFunds Investment Services AG, an independent Swiss legal representative and distribution agent.  »

Philip Masterson, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Investment Manager Services at SEI in London

How EU managers can crack the US regulated fund market

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 10:49

According to a survey released by Deutsche Bank in September 2014, ‘From Alternatives to Mainstream Part Two’, total assets managed by ’40 Act mutual funds reached a record high of USD257 billion by end-2013, representing over 60 per cent growth for the year. Through May 2014, that figure had grown a further 18 per cent to over USD300 billion.  »

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Funding UK agriculture’s renewable energy strategy

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 10:40

How investors are turning to non-traditional sectors for income streams – By Craig Reeves, Founder, Prestige Asset Management/Prestige Capital Management… »

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New rules for hedge fund firms could transform Australian sector, says AIMA

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 06:00

Australia has taken a decisive step towards its advancement as a global investment market, with the smooth passage of the Investment Manager Regime (IMR) legislation through the Australian Parliament. »

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ICE announces two new direct participants to the gold auction

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 16:45

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has announced that two new direct participants have been approved by ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) to participate in the gold auction, which is used to determine the LBMA Gold Price. »

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Euronext sees record trading volumes in CAC40 Mini Futures

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 14:30

Trading in Euronext’s CAC40 Mini Futures achieved record daily and weekly volumes last week with a total of 8427 contracts traded during the week of 15 June. On 18 June a new total daily volume record was reached with 3189 contracts traded. »

Weekly Brief: CTAs regain colours as the Fed turns “patient”

Weekly Brief: CTAs regain colours as the Fed turns “patient”

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 14:28

The Fed confirmed its dovish stance at the latest FOMC meeting, significantly decreasing monetary policy uncertainty over the course of the summer. Markets responded positively with US equities and Treasuries posting gains. In the Eurozone, uncertainties associated with Greece materially stepped-up.  »

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