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HFRX Global Hedge Fund index up in March but negative for the year

Thu, 07/04/2016 - 10:13

Against a choppy market backdrop which saw the MSCI World index close down 0.2 per cent for the first quarter of 2016, the HFRX Global Hedge Fund index remains negative for the year, although it was up 1.2 per cent for March.  »

BNY Mellon Markets appoints Piers Murray as COO

BNY Mellon Markets appoints Piers Murray as COO

Thu, 07/04/2016 - 09:41

BNY Mellon has appointed Piers Murray as chief operating officer (COO) of its Markets business, effective 15 June, 2016. Murray will be based in New York and report to Michelle Neal, president of BNY Mellon Markets. »

CTA strategies finish first quarter in positive territory despite March dip

CTA strategies finish first quarter in positive territory despite March dip

Wed, 06/04/2016 - 09:59

After a strong start to the year in January and February, managed futures strategies performance declined in March, with all indices producing negative results for the month. »

Guernsey ahead of the curve on beneficial ownership, says Trott

Guernsey ahead of the curve on beneficial ownership, says Trott

Wed, 06/04/2016 - 09:57

Guernsey would welcome moves to improve transparency across the global financial services industry, according to Guernsey Finance Chairman Lyndon Trott (pictured). »

Hedge funds facing increased investor demands for STP efficiencies

Hedge funds facing increased investor demands for STP efficiencies

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 09:21

TFG Financial Systems, a provider of real time risk and portfolio management systems, has said it is seeing increased adoption of the straight through processing (STP) workflow module of its core portfolio and risk management system, TFG Complete.  »

International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) and Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) establish Mutual Observer relationship

International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) and Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) establish Mutual Observer relationship

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 09:57

The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF), a global network of sovereign wealth funds, and the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the standard-setting body for the hedge fund industry, have established a Mutual Observer relationship. »

CFTC Charges Hendrik A Van Beuningen and DeBrink Trading Fund I over fraudulent commodity pool

CFTC Charges Hendrik A Van Beuningen and DeBrink Trading Fund I over fraudulent commodity pool

Fri, 01/04/2016 - 09:54

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged Hendrik A Van Beuningen and his company, DeBrink Trading Fund I (DeBrink) with fraud, misappropriation, and issuing false statements in connection with a commodity pool they operated. »

Omni Partners launches UCITS version of global macro strategy

Omni Partners launches UCITS version of global macro strategy

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 16:41

Omni Partners (Omni) has launched the Omni Macro UCITS Fund (UCITS Fund) on the IAM Investments ICAV platform. It will follow a similar strategy to Omni’s existing commingled offshore fund, the Omni Macro Fund. »

Americas Trading Group joins with Fidessa to offer Brazilian algorithms to global audience

Americas Trading Group joins with Fidessa to offer Brazilian algorithms to global audience

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 09:19

Americas Trading Group (ATG) has announced a new alliance with sell-side equities trading platform provider Fidessa Group which provides Fidessa OMS users with access to ATG's algorithmic trading models in the Brazilian market. »

MFA, AIMA file comment letter on SEC derivatives rule

MFA, AIMA file comment letter on SEC derivatives rule

Tue, 29/03/2016 - 09:48

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) have submitted a joint comment letter to the US SEC on the it's proposed rule on the use of derivatives by mutual funds and other registered investment companies.  »

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