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DealVector adds SCI pricing data to BWIC Board

DealVector has added secondary market pricing data from Structured Credit Investor’s (SCI) PriceABS service to its BWIC Board. »


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Hedge funds navigate turmoil to post October gains

Hedge funds negotiated a tumultuous environment in October, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index posting a narrow gain of 0.09 per cent for the month, according to data released by HFR. »


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Catella to launch fixed income fund

Catella is to launch a fixed income fund, the Catella Credit Opportunity Fund, which is designed to provide managers with a more flexible approach to generating adequate risk-adjusted returns. »


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Liquidity Alliance will provide worldwide collateral access to T2S

When the European Central Bank’s pan-European settlement platform TARGET2-Securities (T2S) goes live in waves from 2015 to 2017, Liquidity Alliance members will benefit from access to the resulting pan-European liquidity pool. »


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GAM expands Alternative Investments Solutions team with quantitative hires

GAM has appointed three senior quantitative professionals to the GAM Alternative Investments Solutions (AIS) team, enhancing the group’s capability in liquid quantitative solutions. »


Regulation

Maples Group’s AIFM solution gains traction

Since the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) came into full effect, MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited is continuing to gain momentum. »


Volatility

CBOE Futures Exchange to launch CBOE/CBOT 10-Year US Treasury Note Volatility Index futures

The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) is to launch futures trading on the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index on 13 November. »


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Hedge fund compensation climbs as competition for personnel hots up

Hedge fund compensation increased in 2014 as total capital invested in the hedge fund industry again reached new records, according to the 2015 Glocap Hedge Fund Compensation Report. »


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Euronext average daily transaction volume hits highest level since August 2011

The October 2014 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at EUR8,123 million, up 49.2 per cent compared to October 2013 and the highest level since August 2011. »


Singapore

SGX market disruption caused by ‘uninterruptible’ power supply failure

Wednesday’s outage at the Singapore Exchange (SGX), which disrupted trading activity for several hours, was caused by a malfunction in the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems deployed at the SGX data centre. »


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