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Norwegian clearing house first to launch salmon futures contracts

Norwegian clearing house first to launch salmon futures contracts

Mon, 23/04/2007 - 06:58

NOS Clearing, the Oslo-based clearing house for commodity derivatives and Fish Pool ASA, the Bergen-based seafood futures market, have launched the world's first cleared futures contracts »

Regulatory Update: Proposals to streamline regulation of Jersey investment funds

Regulatory Update: Proposals to streamline regulation of Jersey investment funds

Mon, 23/04/2007 - 06:56

Law firm Ogier outlines the key points of Jersey's proposal to create a more integrated approach to the regulation of investment fund service providers. »

Bear Stearns names European prime brokerage and equity finance heads

Bear Stearns names European prime brokerage and equity finance heads

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 07:00

Bear, Stearns International Limited has named Paul Brannan and Andrew Jamieson European Heads of Prime Brokerage and Equity Finance respectively. »

BISYS WealthSolutions to host Bonaire's REVPORT billing and fee calculation platform

BISYS WealthSolutions to host Bonaire's REVPORT billing and fee calculation platform

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 06:59

BISYS WealthSolutions, a provider of managed account outsourcing services for US asset managers and program sponsors, and Bonaire Software Solutions, LLC, a global developer of software an »

Changes to Stoxx supervisory board

Changes to Stoxx supervisory board

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 06:58

Werner Bürki, a member of the management committee of the SWX Swiss Exchange and CEO of EXFEED Ltd, has been elected chairman of the supervisory board of STOXX Limited.< »

EDHEC replies to CESR&#039;s consultation on best execution under MiFID

EDHEC replies to CESR's consultation on best execution under MiFID

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 06:57

As part of a research programme focusing on 'Best Execution and Operations Performance', EDHEC has contributed to the review of existing approaches to measuring execution quality and has i »

EPRA study shows diversifying power of property stocks

EPRA study shows diversifying power of property stocks

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 06:56

Property stocks offer good diversification benefits across a range of major investment asset classes, but appear to be particularly interesting to investors in government bonds, shows an e »

ETF Securities creates first exchange-traded precious metals platform backed by physical metal

ETF Securities creates first exchange-traded precious metals platform backed by physical metal

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 06:55

ETF Securities, is set to bring another first to the London Stock Exchange with the listing of a range of physically-backed, precious metal, exchange traded commodities (ETCs). »

HDF Finance assets under management exceed USD 4 billion

HDF Finance assets under management exceed USD 4 billion

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 06:54

Paris-based HDF Finance, one of Europe's leading independent fund of hedge funds, revealed this week that assets under management have passed the USD 4 billion mark, reaching USD 4.2 billi »

Tech Update: Eurex continues roll out of technology roadmap to further improve its trading platform

Tech Update: Eurex continues roll out of technology roadmap to further improve its trading platform

Fri, 20/04/2007 - 06:53

Eurex has unveiled further elements of its  roadmap for technical improvements to its trading system. »

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The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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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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