CBOE Futures Exchange

Second consecutive month of record trading volume at CBOE Futures Exchange

The CBOE Futures Exchange says June 2012 was the most-active trading month in CFE history and the second consecutive month of record trading volume at the exchange.  »


Daiwa sells global asset services division to SMTB

Daiwa Securities Group has signed a sale and purchase agreement to transfer its global asset services division to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. »

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Equity market neutral, macro and volatility most sought after strategies in Ucits space

Equity market neutral, macro and volatility strategies are likely to be the most popular allocations in the next six months, according to a survey by Alix Capital, the Geneva-based provider of the Ucits Alternatives Index family of indices. »

Trading floor

Average daily volume of 11.0 million contracts at Eurex Group in June

In June 2012 the international derivatives markets of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 11.0 million contracts, down from 11.4 million in June 2011. »

Emerging market

ABS Investment Management launches emerging markets equity long-short hedge fund

ABS Investment Management, a global equity long/short fund of hedge funds manager with over USD3.75bn under management, has launched its first commingled emerging markets equity long/short fund of hedge fund product. »


SEC charges Peter Madoff with fraud and false statements to regulators

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Peter Madoff, the brother of Bernie Madoff, with committing fraud, making false statements to regulators, and falsifying books and records in order to create the false appearance of a functioning compliance programme over Madoff’s fraudulent investment advisory operations. »

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CFTC approves guidance on cross-border application of Dodd-Frank swaps provisions

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved for public comment proposed interpretive guidance regarding the cross-border application of the swaps provisions of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the Commission’s regulations. »

Gautam Prakash, founder of Monsoon Capital

Monsoon Capital lists on AlphaMetrix

Monsoon Capital has listed its Monsoon Asia-Pacific Systematic Fund as a Transparent Fund on AlphaMetrix. »

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ESMA proposes remuneration guidelines for alternative investment fund managers

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published a consultation paper on proposed guidelines on remuneration of alternative investment fund managers.  »

Charles Krusen, founder, Krusen Capital

Krusen Capital partners with Atrato Advisors

Krusen Capital Management, a hedge fund and private equity advisory firm, has partnered with Atrato Advisors to provide independent research and due diligence for its LionHedge Platform.  »

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