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LSEG completes acquisition of Frank Russell Company

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:00

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), following satisfactory completion of all outstanding conditions, has completed its acquisition of Frank Russell Company (Russell). »

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Neonet joins REDI’s broker network

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:45

Neonet Securities has joined REDI’s broker network, providing mutual clients seamless access to Neonet’s suite of execution tools using the REDIPlus trade management platform. »

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Euronext average daily transaction cash order book value at EUR6,544m in November

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 14:30

The November 2014 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at EUR6,544 million (+22.3% compared to November 2013), according to the exchange’s latest performance update. »

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Kames Capital launches two absolute return funds

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 13:00

Kames Capital has launched two absolute return funds to complement its existing range – the Kames Equity Market Neutral Fund and the Kames Equity Market Neutral Plus Fund. »

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Six out of seven IndexIQ Investable hedge fund replication indexes positive in November

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:00

Six out seven of Index IQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded positive performance in November. »

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S&P DJI launches S&P 500 VEQTOR Switch Index

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 09:00

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched the S&P 500 VEQTOR Switch Index, which seeks to simulate a dynamic portfolio that allocates between equity and the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index). »

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CBOE and C2 options contracts trading volume totalled 88.57m in November

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 06:00

Trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) totalled 85.57 million contracts in November.  »

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Economic growth and global regulatory initiatives attracting domestic and international investors to Canadian derivatives markets

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 21:00

Canada’s derivatives markets are appealing to a broad range of domestic and international investors, with growing interest in using the country’s futures and options markets to generate income, make directional plays and manage risk exposures for fixed income and equity portfolios. »

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David Walker appointed Senior Vice President of Operations at iMatchative

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 20:00

Tech startup iMatchative, parent company of the data analytics product, AltX, has landed David Walker as its new Senior Vice President of Operations.  »

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All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indexes positive in November

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 19:00

All six of of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ investable Long/Short Equity Indices, reported positive performance in November. »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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