South East Asia

KKR strengthens Southeast Asia team with new hires

KKR has appointed Jaka Prasetya, former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners, as managing director to lead the firm’s Indonesia efforts as well as credit and special situations initiatives in Southeast Asia. »


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Quantifi moves to larger Australian office

Quantifi, a provider of analytics, trading and risk management solutions, is expanding its office space in Australia. »


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UBS lists GURU-based certificate in Frankfurt and Stuttgart

UBS has used The Solactive Guru Index (GURU) as the underlying index for an open end index certificate listed on the Frankfurt and Stuttgart stock exchanges. »


Joined hands

Kanaly Trust partners with Meritage Capital to create alt investment solutions for HNWs

Kanaly Trust has partnered with Meritage Capital to develop alternatives investment solutions for high net worth (HNW) investors as part of their portfolio strategy. »


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ASEAN exchanges on track to create ASEAN asset class

The chief executives of the ASEAN Exchanges convened at the 21st ASEAN Exchanges CEOs meeting to discuss the next collaborative action steps to market and promote ASEAN as one asset class. »


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CFTC names Christopher J Kirkpatrick as secretary

Christopher J Kirkpatrick has been named as secretary of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »


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European hedge funds underperform in first half

The USD492 billion (EUR368.2 billion) Europe-focused hedge fund industry produced a return of 2.1 per cent in the first half of 2014. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Net sales of long-term UCITS decline in June… Morgan Stanley launches MS Kairos Enhanced Selection UCITS fund…

Source, one of Europe’s leding providers of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), has launched the Source JP Morgan Macro Hedge Dual Vega Target 4% TR UCITS ETF. The ETF aims to provide cost-effective exposure to volatility and is the third ETF in the JP Morgan Macro Hedge series. »


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Barclay CTA Index inches up 0.01 per cent in July

Managed futures inched up 0.01 per cent in July, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


New York

JTC Group opens new office in New York

JTC Group has opened a second representative office in the US, adding New York City to its presence in Miami. »


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