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Hedge funds could benefit from new commodity and futures contract index

Mon, 22/02/2010 - 10:10

A new index has been launched that is designed to track the prices of commodity and financial futures contracts, hedge funds may be interested to discover. »

Robert Champion de Crespigny joins Barclays Capital advisory panel

Robert Champion de Crespigny joins Barclays Capital advisory panel

Mon, 22/02/2010 - 06:13

Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank, has appointed Robert J. Champion de Crespigny AC to the advisory panel for its natural resource investments business, headed by Mark Brown. »

Gottex and FrontPoint form direct lending venture

Gottex and FrontPoint form direct lending venture

Mon, 22/02/2010 - 06:09

Alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management has formed a venture with FrontPoint Partners to provide its clients with access to the direct lending sector.  »

LME launches cobalt and molybdenum futures trading

LME launches cobalt and molybdenum futures trading

Sun, 21/02/2010 - 16:05

The London Metal Exchange is launching the world’s first cobalt and molybdenum futures contracts to be traded on exchange on 22 February. »

US consumer spending 'returns to January 2009 levels'

Sun, 21/02/2010 - 12:40

US consumer spending in January matched the levels found in the same month of 2009, a new survey has found, which could affect hedge fund strategies. »

Fortis Clearing extends Market Access services with Tick-TS

Fortis Clearing extends Market Access services with Tick-TS

Sun, 21/02/2010 - 11:42

Fortis Bank Global Clearing and Tick-TS have entered into an agreement whereby trading companies can use the Tick-TS trading front-end in combination with Fortis Clearing services either with their own membership or with a shared membership of Fortis Clearing. »

Butterfield Fulcrum launches managed accounts platform

Butterfield Fulcrum launches managed accounts platform

Sun, 21/02/2010 - 11:23

Butterfield Fulcrum, an alternative fund administration company, has launched a managed accounts platform that provides segregated and commingled managed accounts with a common set of tools for operations, administration and risk monitoring.  »

Hedge funds: Banking sector 'among most popular trades'

Sun, 21/02/2010 - 10:40

The banking sector has accounted for two thirds of the ten most popular trades this week, which could be due to the run-up to reporting season for the City giants. »

GLG reports net loss of USD319m for 2009

GLG reports net loss of USD319m for 2009

Fri, 19/02/2010 - 06:14

GLG Partners has reported a GAAP net loss attributable to common stockholders for the fourth quarter and full year ended 31 December 2009 of USD75.3m, or USD0.33 per fully diluted share, and USD319.0m, or USD1.45 per fully diluted share, respectively. »

Leading the way – Structured Products

Leading the way – Structured Products

Fri, 19/02/2010 - 06:00

By Jason Bingham, Mourant – Many of the most sophisticated structured products in issuance are currently listed on the CISX. Mourant currently administers and acts as listing sponsor to a number of structured product preference share platforms established in the Channel Islands for some of the leading major investment banks and financial institutions. »

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