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Eurex to extend trader development programme for Central and Eastern Europe

Eurex to extend trader development programme for Central and Eastern Europe

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 06:00

International derivatives exchange Eurex will continue to expand its international distribution network in 2009 by extending its trader development programme for central and eastern Eur »

Stock markets fall 8.43 per cent in January

Stock markets fall 8.43 per cent in January

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 16:00

After slight relief in December, stock markets fell severely again in January (-8.43 per cent) with increased volatility (44.84 per cent), according to the latest update from Edhec. »

Citi hires Mark Harrison as European head of prime finance

Citi hires Mark Harrison as European head of prime finance

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 15:58

Citi has hired Mark Harrison into the role of European head of prime finance. »

Mourant fund administration business expands New York team

Mourant fund administration business expands New York team

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 13:19

Mourant International Finance Administration has appointed Spyros Makras and Tony Parmar, who will be based out of its New York office. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance up 1.09 per cent

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance up 1.09 per cent

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 11:58

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was up 1.09 per cent in January, according to Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index. »

SEC charges Caribbean cricket sponsor Allen Stanford with USD8bn fraud

SEC charges Caribbean cricket sponsor Allen Stanford with USD8bn fraud

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 06:49

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Robert Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire who has come to prominence worldwide as a sponsor o »

UK "could experience a crash similar to Iceland"

UK "could experience a crash similar to Iceland"

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 06:00

The global financial crisis could be entering a 'new and more treacherous phase', which could push international countries to the brink of failure and further hinder the global economic »

NYSE Euronext's European equities migrate to the Universal Trading Platform

NYSE Euronext's European equities migrate to the Universal Trading Platform

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 16:05

NYSE Euronext has announced that all European equities, including exchange traded funds, listed on the company's Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris markets are now trading on its Uni »

Almost all hedge fund strategies posted their worst losses in 2008, says Edhec

Almost all hedge fund strategies posted their worst losses in 2008, says Edhec

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 15:59

All hedge fund strategies except for CTAs and short sellers posted their worst losses in 2008, according to a report from Edhec. »

Magma Fund Advisors withdraws from National Futures Association

Magma Fund Advisors withdraws from National Futures Association

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 11:57

The Chicago-based National Futures Association has accepted Magma Fund Advisors' settlement offer to withdraw membership and to never reapply. »

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