Shares

Alternative investors see activism as value driver, says Novus survey

Institutional investors view activism as a successful tool used among hedge fund managers to increase returns and stimulate growth in their investments, according to a survey by Novus. »


Adam Sussman

Market structure expert Adam Sussman joins Liquidnet

Adam Sussman has joined Liquidnet as head of market structure and liquidity partnerships. »


Money inflows

Hedge funds record highest monthly inflow in three years

Hedge funds received USD24.3bn (1.1 per cent of assets) in February, the highest monthly inflow in three years, building on an inflow of USD4.4bn (0.2 per cent of assets) in January, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs. »


Index

FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets acquires MTS’ indices business

FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets has acquired the indices business of MTS, whose indices track the performance of the largest and most widely traded government issued securities in European bonds. »


Fiona Le Poidevin, Guernsey Finance

What a third country offers asset managers under AIFMD

AIMA CEO Andrew Baker recently commented that the complicated nature of AIFMD, the different interpretations of EU Member States and variety of approaches from third countries meant that fund managers are facing complex choices. Here, Fiona Le Poidevin (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explores what a third country can offer asset managers under AIFMD. »


Gavel and scales

CBOE wins appeal in ISE patent case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled in favour of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in a seven-year-old patent litigation with the International Securities Exchange (ISE). »


Report

CFTC releases rule enforcement review of OneChicago

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s division of market oversight has issued the results of a rule enforcement review of OneChicago.  »


Clouds

BT targets complex trading strategies with Netrix HiTouch

BT has launched a cloud-integrated solution for financial markets designed to keep traders in control of increasingly complex trading strategies and demanding client relationships. »


Handshake

Forum Securities appoints Sophia Banar as strategic risk and portfolio manager

Forum Securities has appointed Sophia Banar as managing director and strategic risk and portfolio manager based in the firm’s Old Greenwich, Connecticut office.  »


Down arrow

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 0.9 per cent in March

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 0.9 per cent in March, while first quarter performance remains slightly positive, up 0.5 per cent. »


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