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PerTrac Financial Solutions launches application programming toolkit

PerTrac Financial Solutions launches application programming toolkit

Wed, 14/01/2009 - 16:14

PerTrac Financial Solutions has released the PerTrac API Toolkit, an application programming interface toolkit that lets users of the PerTrac Analytical Platform connect their own custo »

Walkers to provide Cayman and BVI counsel from Singapore office

Walkers to provide Cayman and BVI counsel from Singapore office

Wed, 14/01/2009 - 16:10

Offshore law firm Walkers has announced its further expansion into the Asian markets with the opening of a new office in Singapore. »

CF Arch cru Finance Fund attracts GBP40m from investors

CF Arch cru Finance Fund attracts GBP40m from investors

Wed, 14/01/2009 - 11:57

Arch Financial Products, a financial services company, has announced inflows of GDP40m into the recently launched CF Arch cru Finance Fund.   »

2009 a prolific year for macro strategies, says Eddington

2009 a prolific year for macro strategies, says Eddington

Wed, 14/01/2009 - 11:51

Ongoing uncertainty in equity markets and volatility across asset classes is set to make 2009 a prolific year for macro strategies, according to fund of funds manager Eddington Capital »

DTCC to support all central counterparties for OTC credit derivatives

DTCC to support all central counterparties for OTC credit derivatives

Wed, 14/01/2009 - 11:44

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has announced it will support all central counterparty solutions for credit default swaps in a non-discriminatory manner with its Trade I »

SecFinex and EuroCCP to launch central counterparty for UK stock borrowing and lending

SecFinex and EuroCCP to launch central counterparty for UK stock borrowing and lending

Wed, 14/01/2009 - 06:05

SecFinex, a European electronic trading platform for equity finance, and EuroCCP, the London-based subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, have signed an agreemen »

Fidessa expands network to Latin America

Fidessa expands network to Latin America

Wed, 14/01/2009 - 06:00

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, market data and global connectivity solutions, has expanded into Latin America with the addition of Planner Corret »

Asset management M&A "to be driven by divestitures and distressed sales"

Asset management M&A "to be driven by divestitures and distressed sales"

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 16:00

Sizable asset management transactions, which were largely absent in 2008, are likely to reappear in 2009, according to Jefferies Putnam Lovell, the investment banking group of Jefferies »

Structured product exchange sees EUR64.6bn trading volume in 2008

Structured product exchange sees EUR64.6bn trading volume in 2008

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 16:00

Scoach, the structured products joint venture between Switzerland's SIX Group and Deutsche Börse, generated a turnover of EUR64.6bn at its trading venues in Frankfurt and Zurich in »

GFX Alternatives targets USD1bn for multi-manager portfolio

GFX Alternatives targets USD1bn for multi-manager portfolio

Tue, 13/01/2009 - 12:00

New York-based GFX Alternatives, a member of the Global Fund Exchange Group, has established a multi-manager portfolio to invest in the alternative energy investment sector. »

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