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US fixed income hedge funds expand influence

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 11:57

Fixed income trading volume generated by US hedge funds increased more than 30 per cent from Q2 2011 to Q2 2012, according to the results of Greenwich Associates 2012 North American Fixed Income Study. »

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Scotiabank Canadian Hedge Fund Index up 0.96 per cent

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 10:11

The Scotiabank Canadian Hedge Fund Index ended July 2012 up 0.96 per cent on an asset weighted basis and up 0.77 per cent on an equal weighted basis. »

William Hodash, DTCC managing director, business development

DTCC and Swift launch CFTC Interim Compliant Identifier (CICI) utility

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 06:23

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and Swift have launched a web portal at www.ciciutility.org to begin assigning CFTC Interim Compliant Identifiers (CICIs) after being designated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission to do so. »

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CF Partners expands fund to invest in the oil, gas, coal and power markets

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 12:13

CF Partners, the trading and investments firm, has expanded its main trading entity to include investments in commodities across the energy complex. »

Mike Stewart, global head of equities, UBS

UBS launches Quant HQ for systematic traders

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 10:21

UBS has launched a new business area called UBS Quant HQ, focused specifically on the unique requirements of the systematic, or quantitative, trader. »

Bobbi Anderson, Elementum Advisors

Elementum Advisors hires two

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 10:02

Elementum Advisors is making two additions to its team which will strengthen the depth of its legal, compliance and operational infrastructure.  »

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Permal hires Sussex’s Jupp

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 06:09

Permal Group has hired Katie Jupp as institutional business manager. She joined on 16 August and reports to Paul Jeffries, head of UK institutional business. »

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BrokerTec and MTS to develop Euro repo index series

Mon, 20/08/2012 - 15:55

BrokerTec, ICAP’s electronic fixed income trading platform, and MTS, a fixed income trading venue in Europe which is majority owned by London Stock Exchange Group, are launching a daily repo index series for the sovereign bond markets of the main eurozone countries. »

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Chi-X Canada to launch new ATS

Mon, 20/08/2012 - 14:06

Chi-X Canada ATS, a wholly owned subsidiary of alternative trading venue operator Chi-X Global, is launching a second lit marketplace, CX2 ATS, in the first quarter of 2013. »

Bill Stone, chairman and chief executive officer, SS&C Technologies

SS&C launches new brand

Mon, 20/08/2012 - 12:08

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has launched its new corporate brand, including a new logo and corporate slogan. »

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