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Eurex to increase tick size of Bobl future

Eurex to increase tick size of Bobl future

Thu, 23/04/2009 - 12:51

As of 11 May 2009, derivatives exchange Eurex will increase the minimum price change (tick size) for futures based on medium-term (five-year) debt instruments issued by the Federal Repu »

Aima slates "flawed" EU directive on alternative asset managers

Aima slates "flawed" EU directive on alternative asset managers

Thu, 23/04/2009 - 12:43

The Alternative Investment Management Association has condemned as 'flawed' the European Commission's proposals for regulating alternative investment fund managers, which are due to be »

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global bond market neutral Ucits fund

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global bond market neutral Ucits fund

Thu, 23/04/2009 - 07:01

HSBC Global Asset Management has announced the launch of the HSBC GIF Global Bond Market Neutral Fund, aimed at institutional investors. »

Sifma and ESF welcome UK's asset-backed securities guarantee scheme

Sifma and ESF welcome UK's asset-backed securities guarantee scheme

Thu, 23/04/2009 - 06:50

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, together with its affiliate the European Securitisation Forum, have welcomed HM Treasury's announcement of the UK Government's »

Fleming Family and Partners Capital Management appoints Spring Capital

Fleming Family and Partners Capital Management appoints Spring Capital

Thu, 23/04/2009 - 06:49

Fleming Family and Partners Capital Management has appointed Spring Capital Partners to assist with the marketing and client service of their fund range in the UK market. »

Beware unintended consequences of hedge fund regulation, says KPMG

Beware unintended consequences of hedge fund regulation, says KPMG

Thu, 23/04/2009 - 06:46

KPMG has warned the hedge fund industry to beware the unintended consequences of the announcement that HM Treasury will release a paper endorsing the regulation of 'all important instit »

Stock markets post significant profits in March, says Edhec

Stock markets post significant profits in March, says Edhec

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 17:05

Stock markets remained highly volatile in March (44.14 per cent) but finally posted significant profits (+8.76 per cent) that brought the S&P500 index to its March 2003 level, accor »

Capital Fund Management selects NYSE Technologies for electronic trading platform

Capital Fund Management selects NYSE Technologies for electronic trading platform

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 17:03

NYSE Technologies has announced that Capital Fund Management, the largest French private hedge fund, has licensed its market data distribution and integration software. »

Progress report from Michael Foot welcomed by Isle of Man

Progress report from Michael Foot welcomed by Isle of Man

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 13:03

The Isle of Man's Chief Minister Tony Brown has welcomed the progress report submitted by Michael Foot to the UK Chancellor Alistair Darling. »

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index up 2.1 per cent in March

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index up 2.1 per cent in March

Wed, 22/04/2009 - 12:58

Preliminary results show the Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index rose 2.1 per cent in March, while the currency-hedged Morningstar MSCI Asset-Weighted Hedge Fund Composite Index increased »

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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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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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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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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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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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