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Global hedge fund assets surge 19 per cent to USD2.48trn, says report

Global hedge fund assets surge 19 per cent to USD2.48trn, says report

Tue, 02/10/2007 - 08:01

Global hedge fund assets under management in global hedge funds reached nearly USD2.5trn at the end of June, an increase of more than 19 per cent since the beginning of this year, accordin »

Bear Stearns adds to prime brokerage sales force

Bear Stearns adds to prime brokerage sales force

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:55

Bear Stearns has announced three new hires as part of the expansion of its global prime brokerage franchise. »

Californian court orders restitution and penalties in Piranha case

Californian court orders restitution and penalties in Piranha case

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:54

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that a federal court in California has entered a consent order of permanent injunction against Montana-based Robert Beasley and Lo »

Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Eurex to launch 170 new single stock futures

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:52

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will be launching around 170 further single stock futures on stocks listed on the Dow Jones Stoxx 600, RDXxt USD, and S&P 500 indices in th »

Stuart MacDonald joins Gems London office

Stuart MacDonald joins Gems London office

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:51

Gems Advisors in London has appointed as a director Stuart MacDonald, formerly director of alternative investments at Shore Capital and director of hedge funds at Henderson Global Investor »

Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Algorithmic trading and technology shaping future of forex market, says FXall report

Mon, 01/10/2007 - 07:11

As the role of hedge funds in the foreign exchange market continues to grow, algorithmic trading and technology are shaping the future of the market, according to a white paper issued by FXall, the »

Latency and Execution

Latency and Execution

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:34

Latency: A measure of delay. In a market where speed is of the essence, the spotlight falls on the issue of latency. Latency is the time it takes to get a deal done, cancel an order or know what is happening in the market. »

Inherent Latency in FX Trading Systems

Inherent Latency in FX Trading Systems

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:31

It is clear from conversations with a broad range of market participants that inherent latency is a problem for active market participants on current FX trading systems. »

How Financial Markets are Combating Network Latency Network Latency

How Financial Markets are Combating Network Latency Network Latency

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:29

Network latency is the time needed to effect a communication between two network nodes. »

Light Versus Dark: ECNS and Dark Liquidity in FX

Light Versus Dark: ECNS and Dark Liquidity in FX

Fri, 28/09/2007 - 09:28

Much has been made of dark pools of liquidity in the equity market at present. These are financial markets not available or visible to the general public - essentially 'non-displayed' liquidity. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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