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Saxo Capital Markets UK appoints non-executive director

Saxo Capital Markets UK (SCML), the UK subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, has appointed Anthony Belchambers, former chief executive of the Futures & Options Association, as a non-executive director.  »


Traders

Euronext sees 11.6 per cent increase in cash markets ADV in August

Cash markets average daily volume at Euronext increased 11.6 per cent for the month of August 2014 compared to August 2013, an average daily volume increase of 13 per cent year-to-date. »


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iTB upgrades trading interface for posting bids and offers

iTB Holdings has upgraded the interface for iTBconnect, a platform that connects market participants to the electronic fixed income trading venues of their choice. »


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LME Clear receives EMIR authorisation

The Bank of England has approved LME Clear’s application as a central counterparty under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »


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VIX Futures ADV up 37 per cent over year ago, says CBOE Futures Exchange

August 2014 was the busiest month all-time for average daily volume and total trading volume, both exchange-wide at CFE and for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index). »


Asia Pacific

State Street appoints head of alternative investment solutions for Asia Pacific

State Street Corporation has appointed Bob Keogh as head of alternative investment solutions (AIS) for the Asia Pacific region. »


Thinking

Concept Capital Markets joins HFA’s Thought Leadership Council

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has added prime brokerage firm Concept Capital Markets to its Thought Leadership Council. »


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AIMA updates due diligence questionnaire for hedge fund managers

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, has published an updated edition of its flagship due diligence questionnaire (DDQ), the AIMA DDQ for Hedge Fund Managers. »


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AIMA Canada appoints new board for 2014-2016

AIMA Canada, the national group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in Canada, has appointed its board for 2014-2016. »


Risk

Risk management evolving from regulatory burden to strategic core competency

Risk managers are increasingly viewing risk management as a strategic core competency rather than a regulatory obligation, according to a survey by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) and SunGard. »


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