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CFTC designates NYSE Liffe as a contract market

CFTC designates NYSE Liffe as a contract market

Fri, 29/08/2008 - 07:16

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the application of NYSE Liffe, LLC for designation as a contract market. »

State Street surpasses USD 100bn in private equity assets under admin

State Street surpasses USD 100bn in private equity assets under admin

Fri, 29/08/2008 - 07:13

State Street Corporation revealed this week that assets under administration serviced by its private equity fund team has surpassed USD100 billion, as of 30 June 2008. »

Hedgemedia's Weekly Alternative Investment Round-Up

Hedgemedia's Weekly Alternative Investment Round-Up

Fri, 29/08/2008 - 07:00

European venture capital investment is dropping. »

SecFinex launches initiative to stimulate stock loan interest in ETFs

SecFinex launches initiative to stimulate stock loan interest in ETFs

Thu, 28/08/2008 - 08:21

SecFinex is broadening the equity security composition on its electronic trading platform by the inclusion of ETFs for the first time. »

Deutsche Börse introduces new

Deutsche Börse introduces new

Thu, 28/08/2008 - 08:11

As of September 2008, a new pricing and discount model will apply  for algorithmic trading on Xetra, in which computers evaluate trading signals and place orders independently in the syst »

SIFs confirm Luxembourg's role as alternative fund domicile

SIFs confirm Luxembourg's role as alternative fund domicile

Thu, 28/08/2008 - 07:34

Already the world's second-ranking financial centre behind only the US for the domicile and servicing of investment funds, with some 11,800 funds and sub-funds and assets under management totalling EU »

European VC industry continues to flounder as investment drops

European VC industry continues to flounder as investment drops

Wed, 27/08/2008 - 08:19

Europe's venture capital industry recorded another dismal showing in the second quarter of 2008 with just 167 deals completed-the lowest quarterly total in at least nine years-and EUR 858 million i »

New emissions indexes unveiled by Dow Jones and CCX

New emissions indexes unveiled by Dow Jones and CCX

Wed, 27/08/2008 - 08:12

Dow Jones Indexes and the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), the world's first and North America's only voluntary, legally binding integrated greenhouse gas emissions reduction, registry and trading s »

Eurex Clearing to expand

Eurex Clearing to expand

Wed, 27/08/2008 - 08:07

Starting November 2008, Eurex Clearing is to offer three different service packages for clearing of cash market transactions. »

JSM Indochina appoints company Secretary

JSM Indochina appoints company Secretary

Wed, 27/08/2008 - 07:15

JSM Indochina Ltd,  the Vietnam and Cambodia focused retail and residential investment and development company, has appointed Chau Ta as the company's secretary. »

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