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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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Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG extends Executive Board mandate of Hauke Stars

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 18:00

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse AG has reappointed Hauke Stars, a member of the Deutsche Börse Executive Board, for five years with effect from 1 December 2015. »

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Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan appoints Jo Taylor as Managing Director for EMEA

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 16:40

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) has appointed Jo Taylor as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and head of the London office. »

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Linedata takes fund servicing web portal capabilities to next level

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 15:30

Linedata has made significant enhancements to its web portal facility for its Linedata Admin Edge platform. These enhancements focus on data control, reconciliation and creating ad-hoc user-defined views. »

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SS&C acquires DST Global Solutions

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 15:20

Financial services software provider SS&C Technologies Holdings has acquired DST Global Solutions Ltd, a subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc, for USD95 million in cash.   »

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CloudMargin hires Van der Wal to head up Service Delivery

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 13:15

Cloud based collateral management technology provider CloudMargin has hired Christiaan van der Wal as Head of Service Delivery, effective immediately. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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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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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

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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