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CTAs in a strong recovery mode in November

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 12:05

Ten out of 13 Lyxor Indices ended the month of November in positive territory, led by the CTA Long Term Index (+4.2 per cent), the L/S Equity Market Neutral Index (+1.7 per cent) and the CTA Short Term Index (+1.6 per cent). »

Jigsaw pieces

Equinox consolidates under the Equinox Funds brand

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 12:00

Equinox Financial Group, a provider of alternative investments, has consolidated multiple brand names under one corporate brand mark, "Equinox Funds”. »

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DealVector launches InvestorLink

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 10:05

DealVector, a provider of a secure electronic communication network for the fixed income and structured credit space, has launched InvestorLink to streamline communication in the structured credit markets. »

Farming

Climate change and land depletion drive returns from farms, say investors

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 10:01

Climate change and depletion of agricultural land are the most important factors driving investment returns from farmland, according to research by alternative asset manager Aquila Capital. »

Magnifying glass

Millions of hidden share trades to be revealed

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 06:03

Millions of previously hidden US stock trades will be revealed for the first time on 9 December thanks to research from a team of academics. »

Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Optionality and substance in a world with AIFMD

Mon, 09/12/2013 - 16:09

With Guernsey’s new opt-in AIFMD equivalent regime effective from 2 January 2014, Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance, explores how the island offers optionality and substance to fund managers. »

Survey

HF managers need big assets or performance to profit, says survey

Mon, 09/12/2013 - 13:26

The business of hedge funds is caught between rising costs and falling management fees, holding little profit for managers who do not perform. »

Professor Michael Aitken, CMCRC chief executive

HFT improves market fairness, says CMCRC

Mon, 09/12/2013 - 11:45

The presence of high-frequency traders improves market fairness by reducing end-of-day price dislocation, according to research from the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC). »

Index

US and Europe lead November climb in global equity markets, says Russell

Mon, 09/12/2013 - 06:04

Most global equity markets continued to exhibit strong performance in November led by the US and Europe, as reflected by the Russell Global Indexes. »

Douglas Shulman, Kinetic Partners

Methods for obtaining a successful US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) examination result

Mon, 09/12/2013 - 06:00

By Douglas Shulman, Director, Regulatory Compliance team, Kinetic Partners US LLP – Each General Counsel (GC) and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) faces the innate pressure of preparing for an SEC exam and, ultimately, leading their firm to a successful result.  The best method(s) for preparation are consistently discussed, and often debated, at roundtables and seminars.  »

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