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SGX seeks to widen participation in clearing of OTC financial derivatives

Mon, 09/08/2010 - 06:34

Singapore Exchange is consulting the public on its proposal to extend its central counterparty clearing services for over-the-counter traded financial derivative contracts to participation from non-bank financial institutions. »

Traders

NYSE Euronext global derivatives trading volume up 17 per cent

Mon, 09/08/2010 - 06:09

NYSE Euronext’s global derivatives average daily volume increased 17.5 per cent to 7.1 million contracts traded per day in July 2010.  »

Claude Kremer, Chairman, Alfi

Luxembourg approves UCITS IV draft bill

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 18:32

The Luxembourg government this week approved the draft bill on UCITS IV, ahead of its proposed introduction in July 2011. »

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Cesr explains UCITS IV global exposure guidelines

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 18:29

The Committee of European Securities Regulators (Cesr) has released a series of guidelines on how to calculate risk under Ucits IV, reports Hedgefund Review. »

Peter Hughes, Apex Fund Services MD

Apex Fund Services opens Luxembourg office

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 18:26

US-based Apex Fund Services, a global fund administration firm, has opened an office in Luxembourg to help service its gr »

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Take a long-term position on IRISX4 advises Nomura’s Royer

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 18:22

With only a paltry USD50.7 billion in bonds issued across the Eurozone in May, conditions were far from ideal for Nomura »

Luxembourg

HSBC launches Global Inflation Linked UCITS III Bond Fund

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 18:18

HSBC announced this week the launch of a new Ucits-compliant fund – the HSBC GIF Global Inflation Linked Bond fund – through a Lux-domiciled SICAV. »

Index

Ucits HFS Index up 0.35 per cent in July

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 14:20

After a slight loss in June the Ucits HFS Index returned a positive result in July 2010. »

Regulation

Hedge fund industry to face extensive regulation in years ahead, says KPMG

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 12:11

A regeneration of the capital markets enabled a relatively successful 2009 for the hedge fund industry, research by KPMG shows. »

Frederic Oudea, Societe Generale chairman and chief executive

Societe Generale reports group net income of EUR1.08bn in Q2

Sun, 08/08/2010 - 11:27

Societe Generale recorded group net income of EUR1.08bn in quarter two 2010 and EUR2.15bn in the first half of 2010. »

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