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Borzen and Eurex to launch SouthPool alliance

Borzen and Eurex to launch SouthPool alliance

Thu, 20/12/2007 - 06:00

Borzen, the Slovenian power exchange, and Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, are to jointly create a spot power market for the broader South Eastern European region - SouthPool »

Liffe launches daily options on AEX index

Liffe launches daily options on AEX index

Thu, 20/12/2007 - 06:00

On 31 March 2008, Liffe (NYSE Euronext's derivatives business, which includes the Amsterdam market) will start listing daily options on the AEX index. »

Nebraska Federal Court orders payment of USD 325,000 in restitution to farmers injured by commodity trading program

Nebraska Federal Court orders payment of USD 325,000 in restitution to farmers injured by commodity trading program

Thu, 20/12/2007 - 06:00

The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska this week entered a consent order of permanent injunction settling the CFTC's charges against Commercial Hedge Services, Inc ( »

Legislation, regulation and institutionalisation

Legislation, regulation and institutionalisation

Wed, 19/12/2007 - 13:59

It is a sign of the strength of the alternative investment industry that there is significant competition among hedge fund jurisdictions. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November

Wed, 19/12/2007 - 06:00

Weakness in the US markets, falling UK house prices and low consumer confidence were among the factors that drove the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down -1.21 per cent in November »

Managed futures remain steady; Barclay CTA Index up 0.73% in November

Managed futures remain steady; Barclay CTA Index up 0.73% in November

Wed, 19/12/2007 - 06:00

Managed futures rose 0.73% in November, according to flash estimates from the Barclay CTA Index »

Cayman Islands' calm continues

Cayman Islands' calm continues

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 16:56

There is no question that the effects of the sub-prime mortgage crisis have been felt in financial markets worldwide. Some markets experienced mere ripples; others faced a full-blown tsunami. »

Custom House surpasses USD 30 billion in assets under administration

Custom House surpasses USD 30 billion in assets under administration

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 06:38

One of the world's largest independent fund administrators, Dublin-based Custom House Administration & Corporate Services Limited, has surpassed USD 30 billion in client assets under a »

Hedge funds poised to seize upon distressed opportunities, says F&C's Barthélémy

Hedge funds poised to seize upon distressed opportunities, says F&C's Barthélémy

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 06:00

As the sub-prime crisis continues to unfold, attractive opportunities are emerging for the hedge fund sector, according to François Barthélémy, a partner at F&C Pa »

Eurex launches incentive program for central and south-eastern Europe

Eurex launches incentive program for central and south-eastern Europe

Tue, 18/12/2007 - 06:00

Eurex intends to continue expanding its international distribution network in 2008. »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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