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Caceis launches service for KID implementation

Caceis has launched a service that aims to help management companies implement the Key Information Document, which replaces the Ucits simplified prospectus on 1 July 2011. »


Foreign

RBC Capital Markets appoints managing director in FX

RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, has hired Patrick Bauné as a managing director, head of corporate and institutional FX sales Europe and corporate FX sales Asia. »


CFTC chairman Gary Gensler

CFTC releases history of “Traders in Financial Futures” COT data

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has made available more than four years of history of “Traders in Financial Futures” data included in the weekly Commitments of Traders reports. »


Handshake and money

Carlyle to acquire majority stake in hedge fund Claren Road

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to purchase a 55 per cent stake in Claren Road, a long-short credit hedge fund with USD4.5bn in assets under management, in exchange for cash, an ownership interest in Carlyle and performance-based contingent payments. »


Money flows

Hedge funds post inflow of USD16bn in October

The hedge fund industry posted an estimated inflow of USD16.0bn (1.0 per cent of assets) in October 2010, the fourth straight inflow as well as the heaviest since November 2009, according to data from TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge. »


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Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 3.49 per cent year-to-date

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 0.78 per cent in November and is up 3.49 per cent year-to-date. »


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Imagine Software updates risk management system

Imagine Software, a provider of real-time, integrated portfolio and risk management solutions, has launched Imagine 7, the first in a series of product launches scheduled over the next 18 months. »


Traders

NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV rises by 12.6 per cent

NYSE Euronext has reported an average daily volume of 8.2 million contracts for global derivatives in November 2010, up 12.6 per cent versus the prior year and 9.9 per cent from October 2010 levels.  »


Michael Davie, chief executive of SwapClear at LCH.Clearnet

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International joins LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International is now clearing its interest rate swap business through LCH.Clearnet’s interest rate swap clearing service, SwapClear. »


Trader

Hedge funds up 1.80 per cent in October

Hedge funds edged higher in October, building on positive momentum and increased exposure to risk and returning 1.80 per cent overall, according to the Lipper Hedge Fund Composite Index. »


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