Noah Hamman, chief executive of AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares launches QAM Equity Hedge ETF

AdvisorShares, a sponsor of actively-managed exchange traded funds, has launched the QAM Equity Hedge ETF.  »


Larry Leibowitz, chief operating officer, NYSE Euronext

Knight Capital to resume NYSE and NYSE MKT designated market maker responsibilities on 13 August

From 13 August, all New York Stock Exchange and NYSE MKT securities as well as staff, operations and systems responsibility will return to the Designated Market Maker (DMM) unit of Knight Capital Americas from GETCO in light of the completion of Knight Capital’s recapitalisation plan.  »


Jesper Alfredsson, vice president product management, Orc

Orc commits to full support of Eurex Exchange’s new trading architecture

Orc, a provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, is to support Eurex Exchange’s new trading architecture, the all-new trading platform scheduled for launch on 3 December 2012. »


Stack of money

SwapClear’s buy-side clearing hits USD2trn

Last week's buy-side notional cleared on SwapClear is nearly double the amount of the clearing service’s previous industry record-breaking week, totalling USD233.4bn. »


Alan Reid, chief executive, Forward

Diversifying with managed futures could improve risk-adjusted returns, says Forward

Historical analysis suggests that diversifying portfolios with managed futures may enable investors to earn better risk-adjusted returns, according to a white paper from Forward. »


Gavel and scales

Cayman Islands court decides on effectiveness of side letters

The Cayman Islands court has delivered judgment in a high-value dispute concerning the effectiveness of investor side letters and whether restructuring agreements limited an investor’s redemption rights under the fund’s articles. »


Stephanie Miller, global head of alternative investment services for JP Morgan WSS

JP Morgan adds Form PF capabilities to alternatives product suite

JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services has added reporting capabilities for Form PF, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new regulatory filing for registered investment advisers, to its suite of services. »


Trader

Six out of seven IndexIQ hedge fund indices positive in July

IndexIQ, a developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, has reported positive performance for six out of seven of its proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices. »


Singapore

SGX derivatives and commodities trading grows

Singapore Exchange says derivatives and commodities trading grew in July from a year earlier, while securities turnover was lower year-on-year though it was up from June.  »


Document and pen

AlphaMetrix and Decision Analytics announce product range plans

AlphaMetrix and Decision Analytics have come to an agreement regarding the initial Next Generation single manager product range. »


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