Events in the middle east weighed on investors minds again yesterday

Fears over the escalating conflict on the Israeli Lebanese border pushed the price of oil  to $78 per barrel, a new record.  »


Matrix prepares to launch latest structured product

London-based Matrix Group will launch the Matrix Ascension Plan 3, linked to the Winton Trading Strategies Fund, on Monday 17 July, subject to FSA approval. »


Torrey Associates strengthens sales team

Sean Ballard has joined Torrey Associates, LLC, an SEC-registered FoHF investment adviser, as Vice President of Sales. »


CFTC Staff allows Osaka Securities Exchange's Mini Futures Contract based on the Nikkei 225 to be Offered and Sold in the United States

The US CFTC is to permit the offer and sale in the USA of the Osaka Securities Exchange's mini futures contract based on the Nikkei 225.  »


Isle of Man Assurance launches fund management company

The Isle of Man Assurance Group has significantly expanded its operations with the launch of IOMA Fund and Investment Management Limited (IOMAFIM). »


Guernsey goes for a zero rate of corporate tax

Guernsey parliament has passed a set of economic and taxation changes that includes a zero rate of corporate tax and capping personal tax at GBP 250,000. »


Innocap launches first liability-driven investment product for pension funds

Innocap, subsidiary of National Bank of Canada, announces the launch of its new Liability Driven Investment (LDI) product that generates, net of fee a return equi »


Tullett Prebon appoints chief information officer

Inter-dealer broker Tullett Prebon has appointed John Del Vecchio as Chief Information Officer. »


Man Investments to form Canadian subsidiary

Man Investments, one of the world's largest providers of hedge fund investments, today announced the opening of its Canadian operations. »


Quaesta launches new currency only fund of fund for Swiss pension funds

Quaesta Capital AG has launched a new currency only fund of fund tailor made to meet the needs of Swiss pension funds. »


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