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Intraday auctions provide alternative to dark pools, says new white paper

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 17:30

A new white paper from Neonet Securities and LiquidMetrix analyses the likely impacts and opportunities surrounding the introduction of intraday auctions and the proposed MiFID II restrictions on dark pools. »

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Professor Noël Amenc steps down as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 15:30

Professor Noël Amenc has resigned fro his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.  »

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AII Barometer: ECB's purchases have started

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 12:02

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up +0.7% in March. Six out of 12 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive territory, led by the Lyxor CTA Long Term Index (+3.8%), the Lyxor LS Equity Long Bias Index (+2.4%), and the Lyxor LS Equity Variable Bias Index (+1.1%). »

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Credibility Capital launches online lending platform for small business owners

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 10:30

Credibility Capital, a marketplace lender focused on prime credit small business borrowers, has launched its online lending platform at www.CredibilityCapital.com.  »

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Sciens and PVE launch Italian NPL fund

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 10:00

Sciens Alternative Investments and PVE Capital have launched the PVE European Distressed Fund I, a closed ended fund that has invested in a portfolio of Italian Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) with a gross book value of EUR408m. »

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Eze Castle Integration to host three-part cloud webinar series in April

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 09:00

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT solutions and private cloud services to hedge funds, is to host a three-part webinar series in April focused on cloud computing for investment management firms.  »

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Muzinich & Co appoints regional business development manager for north of England and Scotland

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 06:00

Muzinich & Co, an institutional asset management firm specialising in corporate credit, has appointed a business development manager to cover the north of England and Scotland. »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds putting their best foot forward in Q2

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds putting their best foot forward in Q2

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 17:21

Following a strong Q1, hedge funds have kept performing as we move to the next quarter. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index is up 0.4% over the week with all but one strategy closing the week positive. A disappointing job report for the month of March in the US was the main event of a rather quiet start to April.  »

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Aquis exchange to launch new closing order type

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 17:00

Aquis Exchange is introducing a new order type – Market at Close (MaC) – that allows its Members to enter orders for matching on the Aquis Exchange platform at the closing price of the market-of-listing end-of-day auction.  »

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SEI rolls out global framework for compliance management

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:30

SEI has launched SEI Firm Compliance, a new global regulatory management framework that equips investment organisations to oversee and orchestrate compliance functions firm-wide, across investment products and regulatory jurisdictions.  »

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Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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