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EDHEC-Risk Institute unveils scholarship programme for Asia-Pacific

Thu, 25/07/2013 - 06:01

EDHEC-Risk Institute–Asia is creating a scholarship scheme aimed at facilitating the participation of outstanding professionals in the executive track of its doctoral programme in Singapore. »

Survey

AIMA/EY survey finds mixed progress towards AIFMD implementation

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 16:10

Uneven progress is being made in implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) across the European Union, according to a joint study by hedge fund industry association the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and EY, the multinational professional services firm. »

Electronic trading floor

Torstone Technology consolidates OTC derivatives for global trade repositories

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 13:30

Torstone Technology has released a new Inferno module that consolidates OTC derivative trades from multiple front office systems and feeds them into Global Trade Repositories (GTRs) such as DTCC, automatically. »

Daniel S Loeb, chief executive, Third Point

Yahoo! to repurchase 40 million shares held by Third Point

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 09:41

Yahoo! is to repurchase 40 million shares of Yahoo! common stock beneficially owned by hedge fund Third Point at a purchase price of USD29.11 per share. »

Gavel and scales

FCA fines US-based oil trader USD903,000 for market manipulation

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 06:40

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined US-based high frequency trader Michael Coscia USD903,176 (GBP597,993) for deliberate manipulation of commodities markets. »

Handshake

Volante Technologies expands operations in EMEA, US and Mexico

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 06:04

Volante Technologies, a provider of solutions aimed at simplifying the complexity of financial data integration, has expanded its operations in EMEA, US and Mexico with the addition of new key hires.   »

Finance graph

Gottex’s flagship FoHFs products ‘performing well’

Tue, 23/07/2013 - 16:12

Gottex Fund Management’s flagship fund of hedge funds products continue to perform well and have posted positive returns 2013 year to date. »

Board of directors

EDHEC-Risk Institute adds eight new members to international advisory board

Tue, 23/07/2013 - 13:22

Eight new members have joined EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board, which brings together scholars, representatives of regulatory bodies as well as senior executives from business partners and other leading institutions. »

European flags

Citi's securities and fund depositary services now AIFMD-ready in key European domiciles

Tue, 23/07/2013 - 12:40

The Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) rules affect fund remuneration practices, marketing guidelines, documentation and reporting, and the requirement for alternative investment fund managers to appoint a depositary. »

Hong Kong

Quam joins CME Group’s Hong Kong hub

Tue, 23/07/2013 - 12:15

Quam Securities, the brokerage arm of Hong Kong-based financial services group Quam Limited, has registered with the Hong Kong telecommunications hub of Chicago Mercantile Exchange enabling it to access the CME Globex trading platform. »

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