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Wells Fargo fined USD400,000 by CFTC over LTR failings

Wells Fargo fined USD400,000 by CFTC over LTR failings

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 09:30

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed and simultaneously settled charges against Wells Fargo Bank for failing to comply with its obligations to submit accurate large trader reports (LTRs) for physical commodity swap positions. »

Michael J Oyster, Fund Evaluation Group

Russell 2000 Index options benchmarks and options-based funds less volatile, says study

Wed, 28/09/2016 - 09:26

The monetisation of the equity risk premium through options-based strategies can enhance risk-adjusted returns relative to long-only equity benchmarks, according to a study of four CBOE strategy performance benchmark indices. »

Anthony Perrotta, TABB

Increased regulation of US Treasury market may cause more harm than good, says TABB

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:26

Following the extreme market volatility experienced in October 2014, the regulatory agencies that oversee the US Treasury market began efforts to examine market structure and determine whether increased regulation is required. »

John Donohue, JP Morgan

Hazeltree adds JP Morgan Asset Management to LiquidityWeb cash sweep network

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:08

Hazeltree, a provider of integrated buy-side treasury management solutions, has added JP Morgan Asset Management to the expanding partner network of Hazeltree LiquidityWeb, an integrated cash management and sweep platform. »

Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:06

French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe. »

Jack Inglis, AIMA

AIMA appoints new chair and board of directors

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:05

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative for alternative asset managers, has appointed a new chairman and a new AIMA Council, the association’s global board of directors. »

Russell Groyder, FINCAD

Negative rates and more! - Live Q&A session with FINCAD

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 10:25

FINCAD is holding a follow-up to its incredibly popular July live webinar “Negative Rates: Dealing with an Unorthodox Experiment,” with an interactive discussion tomorrow, 28 September, designed to help answer any questions arising from this pressing topic. »

Chris Grandi, Abacus Group

Abacus Group named Best North American Cloud Services Provider for 2016

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 10:01

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has been named the Best North American Cloud Services Provider in the Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016. »

Scott Somerville, MaplesFS

Maples Fund Services marks 10 years in Hong Kong

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 09:22

Maples Fund Services, a division of MaplesFS and an independent global fund services provider, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of its Hong Kong office. »

Todd Moyer, Confluence

Asset managers prioritising process automation and regulatory reporting

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 09:01

Asset management professionals continue to prioritise back-office automation and managing increased regulatory reporting, according to the 2016 Asset Management Industry Trends Survey by Confluence. »


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