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Laven Global Systematic Fund announces gains

Laven Global Systematic Fund announces gains

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 15:58

Laven Partners says that from its launch in May 2008 up to the end of December, the Laven Global Systematic Fund USD share class returned 3.63 per cent and the sterling share class laun »

Tabb Group sees rise of new trade execution tools for portfolio strategies

Tabb Group sees rise of new trade execution tools for portfolio strategies

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 12:06

Transaction costs can significantly diminish the returns of even the best investments, prompting the emergence of a new breed of tools designed to reduce trading risks, according to fin »

Fidessa LatentZero integrates Bloomberg TSOX

Fidessa LatentZero integrates Bloomberg TSOX

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 12:00

Fidessa LatentZero, a provider of front-office software to the buy-side, has integrated its order and execution management system, Minerva OEMS, with Bloomberg's Trading System Order Ex »

Eurex and Clearstream launch new basket to GC Pooling market

Eurex and Clearstream launch new basket to GC Pooling market

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 12:00

Deutsche Börse subsidiaries Eurex and Clearstream have launched a new collateral basket, EXTended Basket, on the GC Pooling market, Eurex Repo's secured money market segment.< »

RBC Capital Markets continues expansion in cash equities

RBC Capital Markets continues expansion in cash equities

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 06:02

RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, has announced the appointment of Tim Harvey as a director and head of cash equities trading in its »

Polar Capital sees assets fall 22 per cent since March

Polar Capital sees assets fall 22 per cent since March

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 06:00

Polar Capital Holdings, the specialist asset management group, says that as at 31 December 2008 group assets under management have fallen 22 per cent since 31 March 2008 to USD2.45bn. »

Redemptions and performance losses cut hedge fund assets by USD782bn, says Hennessee

Redemptions and performance losses cut hedge fund assets by USD782bn, says Hennessee

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 05:59

Adviser to hedge fund investors Hennessee Group has estimated that hedge fund industry assets decreased by USD782bn in 2008 to USD1.21trn, a 39 per cent decline that leaves industry assets »

Culross Global Management launches notes investing in fund of hedge funds portfolios

Culross Global Management launches notes investing in fund of hedge funds portfolios

Tue, 20/01/2009 - 16:00

Culross Global Management has announced the launch of the Nomura Culross Alpha Note, issued by Nomura International and denominated in sterling, which give access to a basket of two Cul »

Constellation Energy to sell the majority of its international commodities business

Constellation Energy to sell the majority of its international commodities business

Tue, 20/01/2009 - 15:58

Constellation Energy has announced it has agreed to divest the majority of its London-based international commodities business, including its coal and freight operations and European en »

GLG Partners absorbs Pendragon Capital event-driven team

GLG Partners absorbs Pendragon Capital event-driven team

Tue, 20/01/2009 - 15:58

Alternative asset manager GLG Partners has announced that Kaveh Sheibani and Julian Harvey Wood, two of the founding partners of London-based event-driven manager Pendragon Capital, wil »

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See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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