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First Names Group appoints CFO

First Names Group appoints CFO

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 17:14

First Names Group has appointed Eric Fady (pictured) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. »

DTCC’s legal entity identifier service issues over 200,00 LEIs

DTCC’s legal entity identifier service issues over 200,00 LEIs

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 17:13

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) Global Markets Entity Identifier Utility (GMEI Utility) has issued more than 200,000 legal entity identifiers (LEIs) to entities from over 184 jurisdictions since its launch in August 2012. »

CBOE Futures Exchange reports gain in January 2016 trading volume

CBOE Futures Exchange reports gain in January 2016 trading volume

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 16:44

CBOE Futures Exchange has reported that average daily volume (ADV) last month was up 19 per cent from January 2015 and 32 per cent higher than in December 2015. »

Macquarie Investment Management appoints Dominic Janssens as Global COO

Macquarie Investment Management appoints Dominic Janssens as Global COO

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:53

Macquarie Investment Management (MIM), the investment management arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed Dominic Janssens as the firm’s new global chief operations officer, based at its global headquarters in Philadelphia. »

Hedge fund ZAIS hires Gregory Barrett as head of client relations and business development

Hedge fund ZAIS hires Gregory Barrett as head of client relations and business development

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:46

ZAIS Group Holdings has appointed Gregory Barrett as Head of Client Relations and Business Development, effective immediately. Barrett reports to Michael Szymanski, Chief Executive Officer, and is based out of Red Bank. »

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Cohen's Point72 names Joshua Varsano Global Head of Human Resources

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:45

Point72 Asset Management (Point72), the family office managing the assets of its founder, Steven A Cohen (pictured), and eligible employees, has named Joshua Varsano to lead its Human Resources (HR) group. »

Gains were available in a year of aggregate hedge fund declines, says eVestment

Gains were available in a year of aggregate hedge fund declines, says eVestment

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:44

The hedge fund industry produced an aggregate return of -0.77 per cent in December. The decline was the industry’s fifth negative month in the second half of 2015 and eighth of the year, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Performance report. »

CFTC Grants Eurex Clearing AG registration as a derivatives clearing organisation

CFTC Grants Eurex Clearing AG registration as a derivatives clearing organisation

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:43

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an order granting Eurex Clearing AG (Eurex Clearing) registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). »

All six MVIS investable long/short equity indices negative in January

All six MVIS investable long/short equity indices negative in January

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:41

All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded negative performance in January. »

Hedge fund industry grows in 2015 despite concerns over performance

Hedge fund industry grows in 2015 despite concerns over performance

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:26

Preqin’s 2016 Global Hedge Fund Report finds that 2015 was another challenging year for the industry, during which the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark recorded gains of 2.02 per cent, compared with 4.65 per cent in 2014. »

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