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Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Chicago meeting to examine volatility indices

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:52

Portfolio management and the volatility of volatility indices will be the theme under discussion at the 43rd meeting of the Chicago Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Educatio »

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Yellowjacket and Seccas to offer integrated communications solutions

Fri, 21/09/2007 - 06:51

YellowJacket, a over-the-counter energy derivatives trading network and solution provider, has joined up with Seccas, an outsourced provider of e-messaging compliance solutions to public a »

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Absolute Capital shares plummet following departure of founder

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:52

Shares in London-listed hedge fund manager Absolute Capital Management have fallen by nearly 90 per cent in three days following the departure of the firm's co-founder and co-chief investm »

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Crosby Capital Partners completes acquisition of Forsyth funds and team

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:45

Crosby Capital Partners has concluded negotiations with David Dunckley and Steve Akers of Grant Thornton UK, the administrators of Forsyth Partners and Forsyth Partners (Europe), to take o »

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

US rate cut boosts performance of funds that hedge currencies, says MPL

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:43

The 50-basis point cut in the Federal Funds rate decided by the US Federal Reserve on Tuesday is boosting the returns of sterling and euro-denominated funds that invest in US assets if the »

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Asset flows moving from long-only equities to hedge-like strategies, says Tabb study

Thu, 20/09/2007 - 07:41

Assets invested in 120/20 and 130/30 active-extension funds are set grow at a compound annual rate of 141 per cent, from USD140bn this year to nearly USD2trn by 2010, according to a new re »

Market turbulence fails to halt GlobeOp asset growth

Market turbulence fails to halt GlobeOp asset growth

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 07:46

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of outsourced back middle and back-office administration, financial technology services and analytics to the hedge fund industry that li »

Fidessa reports more than 50 client orders for MiFID suite

Fidessa reports more than 50 client orders for MiFID suite

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 07:00

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading solutions, has announced the launch of a MiFID suite of products, services and trading links for brokers. »

Lake Shore assets frozen by US courts

Lake Shore assets frozen by US courts

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 06:59

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal district court in Chicago has entered a preliminary injunction order against Bermuda-incorporated hedge fund manage »

Swiss regulator calls for tax changes to attract hedge funds

Swiss regulator calls for tax changes to attract hedge funds

Wed, 19/09/2007 - 06:58

The Swiss Federal Banking Commission, the country's financial services regulator, has concluded in a report that Switzerland would become a more popular location for the establishment of h »

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