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Barclay CTA Index gains 1.63 per cent in August

Managed futures gained 1.63 per cent in August, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


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Sussex Partners appoints Credit Agricole veteran as partner

Sussex Partners, a specialist advisory firm focused on alternative investments, has appointed Frederic Neefs as a partner of the firm.  »


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Unigestion launches Private Asset Allocator tool

Unigestion has launched a tool which provides a framework for allocating between private assets on a systematic and quantifiable basis. »


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C-View launches systematic FX programme

UK currency manager C-View Limited has launched the C-View Stelrox Systematic Currency Program in conjunction with Stelrox Capital Management. »


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Emerging hedge fund managers lead industry gains, says HFR

Emerging hedge fund managers have led industry performance over the past year, as equity markets have extended gains, investor risk tolerance has escalated and total hedge fund capital has increased to a record level. »


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Object Trading provides direct market access to ICE for NYSE Liffe UK derivative products

Object Trading has received certification of conformance to the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) for UK derivative products and is ready to support clients through the trading access migration from NYSE Liffe to the ICE trading platform. »


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361 Capital to launch 361 Global Long/Short Equity Fund

361 Capital, an asset management firm specialising in liquid alternative mutual funds, has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch the 361 Global Long/Short Equity Fund. »


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CBOE and C2 to list options on Alibaba Group

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange plan to list options on Alibaba Group on 29 September. »


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CFTC revokes registrations of SAC Capital Advisors

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a notice of intent to revoke the registrations of SAC Capital Advisors LLC and SAC Capital Advisors LP. »


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Guernsey adds 42 new funds in second quarter

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 42 new investment funds during the second quarter of this year, bringing the total number of additions in the 12 months to the end of June to 131. »


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