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CFTC allows Istanbul futures to be offered and sold in the US

Thu, 19/08/2010 - 11:29

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Office of General Counsel has issued a no-action letter permitting the offer and sale in the US of Turkish Derivatives Exchange’s futures contract based on the Istanbul Stock Exchange 30 Stock Index. »

Fund administration

Conifer Group appoints head of fund administration

Thu, 19/08/2010 - 10:39

The Conifer Group has appointed Douglas Lang as head of fund administration and managing director.  »

Dermot Butler, chairman of Custom House

Custom House launches umbrella platform for emerging and start up managers

Thu, 19/08/2010 - 06:07

Custom House Global Fund Services has launched The Nascent Fund Sicav, an open-end Maltese domiciled Sicav umbrella fund platform for managers wishing to start their own new fund and establish a track record. »

Oil rig

Ticonderoga Securities launches coverage of energy sector

Wed, 18/08/2010 - 16:06

Ticonderoga Securities, an institutional broker dealer, has launched coverage of nine oil and gas companies in the energy sector under directors Daniel Pratt, Anthony Montano III and John Malone. »

Amir H. Alavi, Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos

Delaware court clears way for coordination of hedge fund investors

Wed, 18/08/2010 - 13:53

Attorneys from Houston's Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos have helped a hedge fund investor earn a ruling at the Delaware Supreme Court that will allow investors in failed hedge funds to investigate their losses as a group while coordinating potential legal actions. »

Fireworks

Convertible bonds record best performance in a year in July

Wed, 18/08/2010 - 11:49

After two months of severe disappointment stock market investors seemed to renew with unbridled optimism in July, with the S&P 500 index rising by 7.01 per cent, its best return over the past 12 months, and implied volatility (23.50 per cent) dropping by one third. »

Trader at screen

Integrated Capital Solutions launches CTA platform

Wed, 18/08/2010 - 10:37

Integrated Capital Solutions has launched a managed investment platform to rank and track some of the world's leading trading advisers and create single or multi CTA portfolios. »

Australia

Australian hedge funds up 1.5 per cent in July

Wed, 18/08/2010 - 07:21

Australian hedge funds rose by 1.5 per cent in July, bringing their year-to-date performance to 0.32 per cent, according to Australian Fund Monitors. »

Risk

Survey finds bearish sentiment waning as risk appetite improves

Wed, 18/08/2010 - 06:15

Bearish sentiment among investors about the outlook for the global economy and corporate earnings has eased, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers for August. »

Bernd Vorbeck, spokesman of Universal-Investment’s management board

Universal-Investment and York launch merger arbitrage strategy as Ucits fund

Tue, 17/08/2010 - 16:06

Universal-Investment and New York-based hedge fund specialist York Asset Management have launched an absolute return fund, The York Lion Merger Arbitrage Liquidity Fund UI. »

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