Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and over-the-counter derivatives trade processing, has announced it is working with leading institutions to facilitate the dist »


Karim Vellani joins Polar Capital as chief risk officer

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Karim Vellani, previously head of risk management for the global proprietary trading business at Credit Suisse, as chief risk of »


Fidessa delivers ultra low-latency LSE data to more than 200 clients

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced the delivery of data from the London Stock Exchange with »


S&P and SuperDerivatives combine securities and derivatives valuation services

Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations, a provider of independent securities evaluations, and SuperDerivatives, which specialises in derivatives pricing, revaluation and risk managem »


US law firm expects more investor claims to follow indictment of Bear Stearns managers

New York law firm Klayman & Toskes believes that claims against Bear Stearns - now part of JP Morgan Chase - on behalf of investors in its High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies and H »


Mourant completes 200th listing on Channel Islands Stock Exchange

Mourant International Finance Administration, part of the Jersey-based international legal and financial services group Mourant, has completed its 200th listing on the Channel Islands Stoc »


SuperDerivatives introduces next generation FX platform

SuperDerivatives, a provider of derivatives pricing and multi-asset front-office systems, risk management, revaluation and online options trading solutions, has launched the next generatio »


Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Vikas Kapoor as head of risk management

Ramius Fund of Funds Group, manager of a range of institutional fund of hedge funds products and managed accounts, has appointed Vikas Kapoor, a former managing director at Arden Asset Man »


Singapore Exchange names Jeremy Ang to head commodities exchange

Singapore Exchange has appointed Jeremy Ang Peng Leong as chief executive of the Singapore Commodity Exchange, following its acquisition of the exchange, which is scheduled to be completed »


Odey Asset Management targets private investors with Guernsey fund of funds operation

Odey Asset Management has established a wealth management operation in Guernsey to provide investment services and discretionary advice to clients and to manage Odey Opportunities, a multi »


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