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Using momentum to invest in ADRs proves highly effective says Dorsey, Wright & Associates’ John Lewis

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 10:08

American Depositary Receipts are an effective way for US investors to gain exposure to international stocks. Dorsey, Wright & Associates’ John Lewis (pictured) explains how using a momentum strategy can prove effective in building the right exposure to this instrument class.  »

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 0.11 per cent in August

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 0.11 per cent in August

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 08:52

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.11 per cent in August, underperforming the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index’s 0.16 per cent return by five basis points. »

TFG wins five mandates from hedge funds and banks in Q3

TFG wins five mandates from hedge funds and banks in Q3

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 08:50

TFG Financial Systems, a provider of real time risk monitoring solutions to investment managers, secured five new mandates in the third quarter from a Tier 1 bank, a mini-prime broker and three hedge funds globally. »

Buy-side firms prioritise liquidity and relationships in broker selection process

Buy-side firms prioritise liquidity and relationships in broker selection process

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 08:48

The regulatory challenges and cost pressures facing buy-side firms are putting further demands on the sell-side to prove their relationship value, according to a study by TABB Group. »

Alternative data platform Quandl raises USD12m in Series B financing

Alternative data platform Quandl raises USD12m in Series B financing

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 08:45

Financial, economic and alternative data platform Quandl has completed a USD12 million Series B financing round led by Nexus Venture Partners. »

Tim Holland joins Pictet Asset Management

Tim Holland joins Pictet Asset Management

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 08:41

Asset manager Pictet Asset Management has appointed Tim Holland as co-head of US sub-advisory within its US intermediaries group. »

Schanker joins Man Group as head of US private wealth sales

Schanker joins Man Group as head of US private wealth sales

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 08:35

Man Group has appointed Barry Schanker as head of US private wealth sales, based in New York. »

Money market funds to reduce ABCP investments with new US and European regulation, says Moody’s

Money market funds to reduce ABCP investments with new US and European regulation, says Moody’s

Mon, 12/09/2016 - 13:26

The overall volumes that money market funds (MMFs) invest globally in asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP) will likely fall as the prime MMF industry shrinks, says Moody's Investors Service. »

Hedge fund specialist Theta Capital Management marks 15-year anniversary

Hedge fund specialist Theta Capital Management marks 15-year anniversary

Mon, 12/09/2016 - 12:54

Amsterdam-based independent hedge fund specialist Theta Capital Management is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month. »

Busy summer for merger arbitrage, says Lyxor

Busy summer for merger arbitrage, says Lyxor

Mon, 12/09/2016 - 10:40

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.14 per cent in August, with seven out of 10 Lyxor indices ending the month in positive territory. »

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