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Max Hilton, Clarus Risk

The growing role of financial risk management

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 12:26

Prior to the global financial crisis (GFC), risk management and reporting commonly formed part of the investment management function, says Max Hilton (pictured) of Clarus Risk. »

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Interoperability boosts legacy and upgraded systems

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 10:55

Years of history and painstaking development — component by component, some proprietary and some purchased — have shaped the operational frameworks that distinguish midsize to large hedge fund managers from each other. These substantial investments in back- and middle-office technologies — including general ledger, data warehousing, and shadow books and records — result in a level of business intelligence unique to each manager, says Viteos Fund Services… »

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Lock up the front door: cybersecurity perspectives of FoHF managers

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:37

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  »

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BATS files exclusive listings proposal

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed the “BATS Exclusive Listings Proposal” with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to improve investors’ trading experience in thinly-traded securities. »

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Hedge funds step up financing of the economy, says AIMA paper

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

Hedge fund firms and other alternative asset managers are playing an increasingly important role in financing the economy, according to a new paper published by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

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CFTC charges two UAE residents with ‘spoofing’ in gold and silver futures markets

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 06:00

The US CFTC has filed a civil action against Heet Khara and Nasim Salim, residents of the United Arab Emirates, alleging that they engaged in ‘spoofing’ in the gold and silver futures markets – placing bids and offers with the intent to cancel them before execution. »

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CME Group volume averaged 11.5m contracts per day in April

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 20:00

Derivatives marketplace CME Group saw total volume in April 2015 of 252 million contracts, down 2 per cent from April 2014, with 87 per cent traded electronically.   »

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VOLEX Execution Services announces liquidity auctions for institutional option traders

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 19:00

VOLEX Execution Services has announced VOLEX Liquidity Auctions for traders seeking liquidity beyond the current quotes represented by the US listed option markets.  »

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TIG Advisors adopts Eze Software’s full investment suite

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 18:00

TIG Advisors, an investment management firm with approximately USD3 billion in assets under management, has gone live with Eze Software Group’s investment suite. »

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Garrison Investment Group selects iLEVEL for portfolio monitoring

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 17:30

Alternative investment and asset management firm Garrison Investment Group has selected iLEVEL to manage the firm’s portfolio data and streamline their reporting process. »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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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"... »

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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... »

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