LME to launch cash settled, monthly and electronically traded small-size contracts

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is to launch small-size, cash settled, electronically traded monthly futures contracts initially for copper, aluminium and zinc before the end of November 2 »

Comment: Francois Barthelemy, Partner, F&C Partners LLP: It is all Double Dutch

Francois Barthelemy , Partner with F&C Partners LLP, the fund of hedge funds business, is surprised at comments made last week by Joop Wijnt, the Dutch minister for the economy. »

GlobeOp to establish operation in Hartford, Connecticut

GlobeOp Financial Services is establishing a new operation in Connecticut that is expected to create 150 full-time jobs. »

Argent Financial Group launches first DIFC-domiciled hedge fund

The first Dubai International Financial Centre domiciled hedge fund was launched this week by Argent Financial Group LLP. »

Eurex to introduce two new options on Swiss mid-cap equities

Eurex will introduce options on two additional Swiss mid-cap equities, Kühne & Nagel International and Phonak, on 18 September. »

HedgeOp Compliance, LLC expands reach with new Boston Office

HedgeOp Compliance, LLC (HedgeOp) has established a new office in Boston and has announced several strategic changes. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: John Innes, Manager, MPC Pilgrim Fund: Portfolio construction discipline helps achieve targets with relatively low risk

John Innes outlines the investment processes that are driving the consistent performance of the MPC Pilgrim Fund. »

Tech Update: Advent partnership with Paladyne creates expanded market opportunities for Geneva

The strategic alliance between Advent Software, Inc. and Paladyne Systems has resulted in five new firms using Geneva in a fully-hosted Paladyne ASP model. »

SEC registration leaves a lasting legacy despite reversal

New research from Greenwich Associates suggests that the SEC's short-lived experiment with hedge fund registration may end up having a lasting impact. »

Robeco takes stake in Belgium's AIM

The Dutch investment house Robeco has acquired a 40 per cent stake in the Belgian systematic currency trading company Analytic Investment Management. »

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