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EDHEC disagrees with the ECB on the systemic risks of hedge funds

EDHEC disagrees with the ECB on the systemic risks of hedge funds

Thu, 22/06/2006 - 07:00

According to a recent article in the European Central Bank's Financial Services Review, hedge fund activities pose considerable risk to the financial system. »

CFTC clears BSE's Sensex futures contract for US offer and sale

CFTC clears BSE's Sensex futures contract for US offer and sale

Thu, 22/06/2006 - 06:59

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has been given the green light for the US launch of a futures contract based on the BSE's Sensitive Index (Sensex). »

Eze Castle Integration launches Eze Business Continuity Portfolio, expands Disaster Recovery Services

Eze Castle Integration launches Eze Business Continuity Portfolio, expands Disaster Recovery Services

Thu, 22/06/2006 - 06:58

Eze Castle Integration has launched the Eze Business Continuity Portfolio, a range of managed IT and consulting services for hedge funds and investment firms. »

HSBC enters into global software license agreement with Trading Technologies

HSBC enters into global software license agreement with Trading Technologies

Thu, 22/06/2006 - 06:57

HSBC is to make Trading Technologies' (TT) high-speed XTRADER order-entry software available to its internal trading desks and customers. »

Risk Control addresses need for precise risk management techniques in structured products

Risk Control addresses need for precise risk management techniques in structured products

Thu, 22/06/2006 - 06:56

Risk Control Limited, provider of advanced risk measurement software to financial institutions, has launched its new Risk Controller solution. »

Mellon HBV says Latium offer undervalues Ultraframe

Mellon HBV says Latium offer undervalues Ultraframe

Wed, 21/06/2006 - 07:00

Mellon HBV Alternative Strategies has challenged the offer made by Latium Holdings for Ultraframe, saying it prefers a recapitalization of the company. »

Absolute Capital Management Holdings acquires TCA Group Limited

Absolute Capital Management Holdings acquires TCA Group Limited

Wed, 21/06/2006 - 06:59

Absolute Capital Management Holdings has acquired TCA Group Limited, which provides capital introduction and investor relations services to fund managers. »

Reuters launches Reuters Tick Capture for VWAP

Reuters launches Reuters Tick Capture for VWAP

Wed, 21/06/2006 - 06:58

Reuters has launched Reuters Tick Capture for Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) calculations. »

Global wealth management industry posts banner year, says Scorpio

Global wealth management industry posts banner year, says Scorpio

Wed, 21/06/2006 - 06:57

The global wealth management industry has once again raised the performance bar, according to Scorpio Partnership's latest Private Banking Benchmark study. »

Market View - It really does look like markets could drift a lot lower again.

Market View - It really does look like markets could drift a lot lower again.

Tue, 20/06/2006 - 08:48

We are spotting a lot of failures at significant resistance levels again for equities.This is telling us that major support levels are in the bears sights once more. »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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