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MFA joins derivatives dealers in commitment to boost market efficiency

MFA joins derivatives dealers in commitment to boost market efficiency

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:11

The Managed Funds Association has announced that it is joining the 17 major derivatives dealers as a signatory to a letter to global regulators committing them to improving operational eff »

Eurex trading volume rises 180 to million contracts in July

Eurex trading volume rises 180 to million contracts in July

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:08

Trading volume at the international derivatives exchange Eurex reached 179.5 million contracts in July, a rise of 11 per cent from 162.4 million in July 2007, and the average daily trading »

UBS Names Jon Jodka Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales

UBS Names Jon Jodka Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales

Fri, 01/08/2008 - 07:03

UBS Investment Bank today announced that Jon Jodka will join the firm as Managing Director and Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales within its Equities division. »

Inflows to Asia-focused hedge funds fall back in second quarter, says HFR

Inflows to Asia-focused hedge funds fall back in second quarter, says HFR

Fri, 01/08/2008 - 07:01

Total assets invested in Asian-focused hedge funds rose only fractionally in the second quarter of this year as losses from volatile performance we »

WealthNotes files first exchange-traded note with 130/30 strategy based on S&P 500

WealthNotes files first exchange-traded note with 130/30 strategy based on S&P 500

Fri, 01/08/2008 - 05:00

WealthNotes Capital Management of Westport, Connecticut has joined the fast-growing exchange-traded notes market with the filing of its first offering, an ETN tracking the performance of t »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: KKR uses Amsterdam-listed fund to fulfil ambition to go public

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: KKR uses Amsterdam-listed fund to fulfil ambition to go public

Fri, 01/08/2008 - 04:59

Buyout specialist Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is going public and is moving into real estate and long-only equity funds. »

BlueCrest Capital Management boosts UK distribution capability

BlueCrest Capital Management boosts UK distribution capability

Thu, 31/07/2008 - 00:11

Kerry Duffain has joined alternative asset manager BlueCrest Capital Management as head of the firm's UK institutional business. »

US investors satisfied with alternative investments, says Bank of America survey

US investors satisfied with alternative investments, says Bank of America survey

Wed, 30/07/2008 - 23:59

Many wealthy individuals with alternative investments expressed greater satisfaction over the last 12 months with every category of alternatives, including hedge funds, venture capital, re »

Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Collins Stewart Fund Management appoints head of fund sales

Wed, 30/07/2008 - 21:48

Collins Stewart Fund Management has appointed Mike Brown as head of fund sales, responsible for leading sales of the firm's multi-asset, multi-manager funds and specialist equity, fixed in »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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