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RBC Hedge 250 Index returned -0.47 per cent in June 2006

RBC Hedge 250 Index returned -0.47 per cent in June 2006

Thu, 20/07/2006 - 06:56

The RBC Hedge 250 Index® had a net return of -0.47 per cent in June bringing the year-to-date return of the Index to 4.96 per cent. »

Positive comments from Ben Bernanke boosted equity markets

Positive comments from Ben Bernanke boosted equity markets

Thu, 20/07/2006 - 06:12

In his semi annual "Humphrey Hawkins testimony" Bernanke's outlook boosted  equity markets as investors warmed to the idea that Federal reserves  series of interest rate rise ma »

Morningstar to acquire InvestorForce's institutional hedge fund and separate account database division

Morningstar to acquire InvestorForce's institutional hedge fund and separate account database division

Wed, 19/07/2006 - 07:00

Morningstar, Inc has entered into an agreement to acquire the institutional hedge fund and separate account database division of InvestorForce, Inc. »

SunGard integrates main European operations centres

SunGard integrates main European operations centres

Wed, 19/07/2006 - 06:59

SunGard has consolidated its offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt and Zurich, Europe's largest financial centres. »

Reuters and CME announce first participants in FXMarketSpace

Reuters and CME announce first participants in FXMarketSpace

Wed, 19/07/2006 - 06:58

Reuters and CME have announced the first group of financial institutions that will participate in their joint venture FXMarketSpace Early Adopter Program. »

O'Carroll joins MLIM product development team

O'Carroll joins MLIM product development team

Wed, 19/07/2006 - 06:57

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) has appointed Eilín O'Carroll to its Product Development Team overseeing the launch of new funds and services.  »

Wall Street posted a gain of some 50 points last night as investors focused on earnings and talk of potential package of diplomatic measures

Wall Street posted a gain of some 50 points last night as investors focused on earnings and talk of potential package of diplomatic measures

Wed, 19/07/2006 - 06:08

Crude Oil prices retreated in the session and the market took a higher than expected PPI number in its stride . »

Commerzbank AIS and CML end advisory agreement

Commerzbank AIS and CML end advisory agreement

Tue, 18/07/2006 - 07:00

Commerzbank Capital Markets Corporation and CML have mutually agreed to terminate the Sub Advisory Agreement whereby CML, via Philippe Bonnefoy, provided investment advice to Commerzbank's »

First State Investments closes resources fund to new business

First State Investments closes resources fund to new business

Tue, 18/07/2006 - 06:59

The First State Investments Global Resources Long Short Fund Limited was soft closed to new business at the end of June 2006. »

INDEXCHANGE receives licence for ETF tracking the Nikkei 225

INDEXCHANGE receives licence for ETF tracking the Nikkei 225

Tue, 18/07/2006 - 06:58

INDEXCHANGE has received a licence for an ETF on the Nikkei 225 and will be the first such provider outside Japan. »

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