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Fidessa provides access to Chi-X Japan

Fidessa group, a provider of trading, connectivity and market data solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, is providing connectivity to Chi-X Japan through its global FIX network. »


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Michael Davie appointed chief executive of SwapClear

LCH.Clearnet has appointed Michael Davie as chief executive of SwapClear, its interest rate swap clearing service.  »


Stanley Druckenmiller

Comment: Druckenmiller retirement indicates a new era for hedge funds

Stanley Druckenmiller one of the world’s most successful hedge fund managers, decided to stepdown this week, telling investors in a full and frank letter, "For me the disappointment of each interim drawdown over the years has taken a cumulative toll that I cannot continue to sustain.” »


Stanley Druckenmiller

Comment: Druckenmiller retirement indicates a new era for hedge funds

Stanley Druckenmiller one of the world’s most successful hedge fund managers, decided to stepdown this week, telling investors in a full and frank letter, "For me the disappointment of each interim drawdown over the years has taken a cumulative toll that I cannot continue to sustain.” »


Emerging markets currencies

Investors continue retreat from emerging markets hedge funds

Emerging markets hedge funds experienced a net withdrawal of USD1.5bn in the second quarter of 2010, according to figures released by Hedge Fund Research, a provider of hedge fund industry data.  »


Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index up 0.09 per cent in July

Managed futures gained 0.09 per cent in July, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


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CFTC allows Istanbul futures to be offered and sold in the US

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Office of General Counsel has issued a no-action letter permitting the offer and sale in the US of Turkish Derivatives Exchange’s futures contract based on the Istanbul Stock Exchange 30 Stock Index. »


Fund administration

Conifer Group appoints head of fund administration

The Conifer Group has appointed Douglas Lang as head of fund administration and managing director.  »


Dermot Butler, chairman of Custom House

Custom House launches umbrella platform for emerging and start up managers

Custom House Global Fund Services has launched The Nascent Fund Sicav, an open-end Maltese domiciled Sicav umbrella fund platform for managers wishing to start their own new fund and establish a track record. »


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Ticonderoga Securities launches coverage of energy sector

Ticonderoga Securities, an institutional broker dealer, has launched coverage of nine oil and gas companies in the energy sector under directors Daniel Pratt, Anthony Montano III and John Malone. »


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