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CFTC fines Morgan Stanley USD300,000 over swaps supervision failures

CFTC fines Morgan Stanley USD300,000 over swaps supervision failures

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 07:20

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an order requiring Morgan Stanley & Co to pay a USD300,000 civil monetary penalty for failing to hold sufficient US Dollars in segregated accounts in the United States to meet all of its US Dollar obligations to cleared swaps customers.  »

Institutional asset owners eke out another quarter of positive results, says Northern Trust

Institutional asset owners eke out another quarter of positive results, says Northern Trust

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 07:16

Institutional asset owners recorded a median gain of 0.2 per cent in Q2, according to Northern Trust Universe data. This marks a drop from the 4 per cent median gain in the second quarter last year and 2.3 per cent median gain in the previous quarter. »

Beverly Chandler

Insch Kintore outperforms gold funds, ETFs and miners

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 15:03

Kintore, the new investment system based on gold from Insch has seen a return of 11.5 per cent in its first month of trading client capital. »

American Capital raises USD450m CLO Equity Fund

American Capital raises USD450m CLO Equity Fund

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 13:20

American Capital is to launch American Capital CLO Fund I, LP, a new USD450 million fund focused on investing in equity tranches of collateralised loan obligations (CLOs).  »

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The hedge fund industry in New York City

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 12:52

New York City is home to over a third of all the assets in the hedge fund industry today. We provide a comprehensive overview of the hedge fund industry in New York City, including New York City-based investors’ plans for the next 12 months, the number of hedge fund launches each year, fund terms and conditions, the largest hedge fund managers and performance. »

July’s market dispersion proves positive for global macro performance, says GAM

July’s market dispersion proves positive for global macro performance, says GAM

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 12:46

July brought dispersion across geographies and asset classes. As fears about a Grexit receded, European equities and fixed income rallied, according to GAM’s latest Hedge Funds Industry Update. »

Convergex Introduces Capital Commitment Crossing Algorithm

Convergex Introduces Capital Commitment Crossing Algorithm

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 12:42

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, has launched a new Capital Commitment Crossing Algorithm for options facilitation trading. »

Advent Capital expands UCITS family with Global Convertible Fund launch

Advent Capital expands UCITS family with Global Convertible Fund launch

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 09:30

Advent Capital Management UK has launched the Advent Global Convertible Fund, a UCITS-regulated umbrella fund domiciled in Ireland. »

Beverly Chandler

Campbell white paper quantifies CTA risk management

Wed, 05/08/2015 - 17:03

A new white paper from Campbell & Company attempts to quantify CTA risk management. The paper says that CTAs often cite risk management as a key to their success. Despite this claim, the process for evaluating CTA risk management has remained somewhat qualitative, the firm finds. »

CME Group volume averaged 12.8m contracts per day on July 2015

CME Group volume averaged 12.8m contracts per day on July 2015

Wed, 05/08/2015 - 14:12

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that  »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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