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CME Group launches eight new European power contracts on CME Europe

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 06:00

CME Group has launched eight new European Power futures contracts on CME Europe covering the German, French, Spanish and Italian markets. They are all base load and peak load contracts and cash settled against the leading power auctions for each market.  »

regulation books

Barclays to pay USD400m to settle CTFC forex benchmark rate manipulation charges

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 15:26

Barclays Bank is to pay USD400 million to settle US CFTC charges that it engaged in the attempted manipulation and false reporting of global foreign exchange (forex) banchmark rates to benefit the positions of certain traders. »

Beverly Chandler

Smart beta usage growing says FTSE Russell report

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 11:51

The latest FTSE Russell Smart Beta report, Smart Beta: 2015 Global Survey Findings from Asset Owners, found that for strategic allocations of smart beta, ETFs are in demand among respondents with less than USD1 billion in assets under management. »

Sunil Gaglani

Investcorp hires chief risk officer for hedge funds business

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 09:00

Investcorp has appointed Sunil Gaglani in the newly-created role od chief risk officer of the firm’s hedge fund business. »

Sol Wakeman

Barclay CTA Index down 1.27% in April

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 06:00

Managed futures traders lost 1.27 per cent in April according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 2.22 per cent year to date. »

liquidity

DBV-X to enhance collateral and liquidity management in Europe

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 06:00

DBV-X, a new EU regulated marketplace for collateral and secured deposits, is to go live in Europe later this year. Focused solely on funding and collateral needs, DBV-X will offer market participants access to a diverse range of counterparties and liquid assets.  »

Swedish flag

CRYEX to establish crypto currency exchange and clearinghouse

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 18:30

A new start-up in digital currency, CRYEX, has filed an application with the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) to become one of the world’s first regulated crypto currency clearing organisations.  »

UK flag

Larger UK investors turning to gold as financial risks remain post-Election 

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 17:30

BullionVault.com, one of the world's largest physical online gold and silver markets, has seen an increase in the amount of larger investors turning to gold in the UK. »

pension

LPFA appoints Apollo as alternative credit manager

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 17:00

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has selected an affiliate of Apollo Global Management as its alternative credit manager.  »

Luxembourg

Hedge fund Harness uses Carne to support launch of Luxembourg UCITS

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 06:00

Hedge fund Harness has chosen Carne Group to provide an independent management company solution for its new Luxembourg UCITS fund. Harness is making use of Carne’s independent UCITS compliant management company in Luxembourg to support the launch.  »

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