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Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Currency board brings Bulgaria stability but inflation could delay euro, say Raiffeisen analysts

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 14:17

The institution of a currency board in 1997 has brought monetary stability to Bulgaria and helped the government to achieve regular fiscal surpluses, says a new report from analysts Desislava Nickolov »

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Hedge funds must address OTC volume surge

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:40

Trading in OTC derivatives has grown dramatically in the last few years and firms have faced a number of challenges in processing and settling these trades in a timely way. »

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Shariah compliance poses challenge to Middle East managers

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:35

Leading institutional and private investors in the Middle East have long been an important source of capital for some of the world's biggest and longest-established hedge fund managers, and the reg »

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

HFR hedge fund database now available in PackHedge format

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Geneva software company FinLab and Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research have formed an alliance to provide access to HFR's hedge fund database through FinLab's software for conducting investm »

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Exotix expands US operation with two new hires

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Exotix, a London-based broker specialising in illiquid and frontier emerging markets, has expanded its New York operation with the appointment of Ashley Bendell as associate director of eq »

Nara Capital launches asset-based lending fund of funds

Nara Capital launches asset-based lending fund of funds

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Nara Capital, a specialist fund management company established last October in Geneva to manage a range of portfolios and customised mandates for institutional investors seeking exposure t »

Northern Trust and youDevise to offer funds of hedge funds portfolio management data

Northern Trust and youDevise to offer funds of hedge funds portfolio management data

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Northern Trust has announced plans to offer funds of hedge funds daily portfolio management data, typically provided by administrators on a monthly basis and with limited detail, through a »

Progress Software launches Apama Smart Order Router Accelerator

Progress Software launches Apama Smart Order Router Accelerator

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

Progress Software, a provider of application infrastructure software used to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications, has announced the launch of the Progress Apama Sma »

Voltrex appoints consultant for foreign exchange business

Voltrex appoints consultant for foreign exchange business

Wed, 30/01/2008 - 06:00

London-based institutional broker Voltrex has hired Alan Moore as a consultant for its online foreign exchange platform, reporting to managing director Graham Farrow. »

The importance of proximity

The importance of proximity

Tue, 29/01/2008 - 12:00

Interest in the Middle East as a market for alternative investment products has never been greater. »

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