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CBOE MSCI index options to debut on 21 April

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 09:00

CBOE Holdings is planning to launch options on the MSCI Emerging Markets and MSCI EAFE Indexes on Tuesday, 21 April. The ticker symbols will be MXEF and MXEA respectively. »

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US CFTC and APRA sign MoU on supervision of cross-border regulated firms

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the supervision of cross-border regulated firms. »

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State Street appoints Lawton as head of securities finance EMEA

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:30

State Street Corporation has appointed Alex Lawton to senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA).  »

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Bondcube fixed income trading platform goes live

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:00

Bondcube, the fixed Income trading platform, is now live in Europe and the US, offering full match, negotiation and trading functionality for all to all bond trading. »

New Zealand

TEL selects SS&C’s Pages client account reporting

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 18:30

Trustee Executors Limited (TEL), a New Zealand-based provider of third party administration for financial services, has selected SS&C's reporting solution, Pages.  »

Index

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 1.30% in March

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 18:00

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2015 measured 1.30%, while hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 1.14% in April. »

dark pool

Intraday auctions provide alternative to dark pools, says new white paper

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 17:30

A new white paper from Neonet Securities and LiquidMetrix analyses the likely impacts and opportunities surrounding the introduction of intraday auctions and the proposed MiFID II restrictions on dark pools. »

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Professor Noël Amenc steps down as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 15:30

Professor Noël Amenc has resigned fro his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.  »

AII Barometer March 2015

AII Barometer: ECB's purchases have started

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 12:02

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up +0.7% in March. Six out of 12 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive territory, led by the Lyxor CTA Long Term Index (+3.8%), the Lyxor LS Equity Long Bias Index (+2.4%), and the Lyxor LS Equity Variable Bias Index (+1.1%). »

NYC

Credibility Capital launches online lending platform for small business owners

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 10:30

Credibility Capital, a marketplace lender focused on prime credit small business borrowers, has launched its online lending platform at www.CredibilityCapital.com.  »

features
Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

Article
Spotlight

In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

Article
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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

Article
Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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