iPad

Xignite powers MoneyChakra iPad app for tracking hedge fund managers

Tue, 30/10/2012 - 10:27

MoneyChakra has launched an iPad app that tracks top hedge fund managers’ actions using the Xignite Market Data Cloud. »

Steven R O’Hanlon, president and chief operating officer of Numerix

Numerix extends Windows Azure solutions for cross-asset valuation and risk management

Tue, 30/10/2012 - 06:09

Numerix, a provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, plans to enable additional Numerix solutions for use with Microsoft’s cloud platform, Windows Azure. »

Magnifying glass

Research reveals transformation in investor evaluation of hedge funds

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 16:00

A study by Deutsche Bank has revealed a fundamental shift in the depth and nature of due diligence carried out by hedge fund investors. »

Regulation

Central Bank of Ireland consults on regulatory regime for non-Ucits funds

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 14:10

The Central Bank of Ireland is to initiate a consultation on the Irish regulatory regime for non-Ucits funds.  »

Gavel and scales

SEC charges Silicon Valley exec over Galleon insider trading scheme

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 12:14

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former senior executive at a Silicon Valley technology company for illegally tipping convicted hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam with non-public information that allowed the Galleon hedge funds to make nearly USD1m in illicit profits. »

Trading screens

Asset Match acquires Sharemark

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 10:24

Asset Match, the UK’s first electronic platform for trading shares in private companies, has acquired Sharemark, the online stock market for smaller listed and non-listed companies, for an undisclosed sum.  »

Hedge Fund Fight Nite

Sixth Hedge Fund Fight Nite is knockout success

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 05:47

The sixth Jax Coco Hedge Fund Fight Nite, which featured seven bouts between members of the Hong Kong hedge fund community, raised over HKD500,000 for charity. »

Carbon emissions

First German “early auction” generates EUR7.54 per EUA, says EEX

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 05:22

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has concluded the first primary market auction of EU emission allowances (EUA) for the third trading period on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany. »

Electronic trading floor

Chi-X Japan PTS receives exemption from Take-Over-Bid rule

Fri, 26/10/2012 - 16:17

The Financial Services Agency has announced that as of 31 October Chi-X Japan, a wholly owned subsidiary of alternative trading venue operator Chi-X Global, will be designated as a proprietary trading system (PTS) on which transactions are exempt from the Take-Over-Bid (TOB) rule of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act. »

Peter Hughes, group managing director, Apex Fund Services

Apex opens San Francisco office

Fri, 26/10/2012 - 16:01

Fund administration company Apex Fund Services has opened an office in San Francisco. »

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