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Investment on high-speed, advanced trading infrastructure value chain across asset classes will rise to USD 1.3 billion by 2010, says TABB Group

Investment on high-speed, advanced trading infrastructure value chain across asset classes will rise to USD 1.3 billion by 2010, says TABB Group

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:58

According to Jeromee Johnson, senior research analyst at TABB Group, components in the high-speed advanced trading infrastructure value chain will become more critical to trading success, »

Wind and Solar drive NEX out-performance

Wind and Solar drive NEX out-performance

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:56

The Wilderhill New Energy Global Index (NEX) of clean energy companies forged ahead in the first quarter, its 17.6% gain putting other indices in the shade - the S&P 500 was just 0.2% »

Dow Jones and RavenPack launch analytic software that transforms news into data for quantitative analysis and algorithmic trading

Dow Jones and RavenPack launch analytic software that transforms news into data for quantitative analysis and algorithmic trading

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:55

Dow Jones & Company has introduced Dow Jones News Analytics, a secure, Web-based software application that enables hedge funds and banks to build news-oriented quantitative models for »

London doubles hedge fund assets in four years

London doubles hedge fund assets in four years

Tue, 17/04/2007 - 06:53

London's share of global hedge fund assets increased from 10% to 21% between 2002 and 2006, making London one of the fastest growing hedge fund centres according to the 2007 edition of IFS »

ICAP introduces electronic trading platform for securities lending

ICAP introduces electronic trading platform for securities lending

Mon, 16/04/2007 - 16:46

ICAP plc, the world's largest inter-dealer broker, has launched i-Sec, a new electronic trading platform for securities lending, which provides screen-based access to the securities lendin »

Forty one per cent cut in fees for UK and US stock futures on Bclear

Forty one per cent cut in fees for UK and US stock futures on Bclear

Mon, 16/04/2007 - 07:00

Euronext.liffe, the international derivatives business of Euronext, will cut the cost of registering UK and US Universal Stock Futures through its Bclear service by up to 41% from 1 May 20 »

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley top Greenwich energy rankings

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley top Greenwich energy rankings

Mon, 16/04/2007 - 07:00

A new Greenwich Associates study of corporate strategies for managing energy prices exposure reveals that Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley dominate global energy trading due to the breadth »

IMF Global Financial Stability Report 2007: Increased debt level is making target companies vulnerable to economic swings

IMF Global Financial Stability Report 2007: Increased debt level is making target companies vulnerable to economic swings

Fri, 13/04/2007 - 07:00

In its latest report on financial stability, the IMF warns that leveraged buy-outs by private equity firms taking advantage of the low interest rate environment are making target companies »

Greenwich Research: New products and alternative strategies shake up "traditional" asset allocations for US institutions

Greenwich Research: New products and alternative strategies shake up "traditional" asset allocations for US institutions

Fri, 13/04/2007 - 06:57

US pension funds and endowments continue to shift assets out of domestic stock investments and into hedge funds, private equity and international equities, according to new research from G »

Russell launches FoHF targeting equity-like returns

Russell launches FoHF targeting equity-like returns

Thu, 12/04/2007 - 07:00

Russell Investment Group has launched the Global Directional Strategies Fund that blends equity long/short and opportunistic strategies, combined and actively managed by Russell to deliver »

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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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Two thirds of surveyed investors with an appetite for infrastructure say they will increase their allocations to the asset class over the long term, with none planning to reduce allocations. These findings are revealed in an extract from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015. ... »

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