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Morningstar MSCI Composite Hedge Fund Index up 0.5 per cent in November

Mon, 24/12/2012 - 14:05

The Morningstar MSCI Composite Hedge Fund Index, an asset-weighted composite of nearly 1,000 hedge funds in the Morningstar Hedge Fund database, rose 0.5 per cent in November and was up 4.8 per cent year to date and 5.0 per cent over the last 12 months. »

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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.64 per cent in November.

Mon, 24/12/2012 - 12:00

Hedge funds, as measured by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, finished November up 0.64 per cent, with nine out of 10 strategies in positive territory. »

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CFTC approves exemptive order on cross-border application of swaps provisions of Dodd-Frank

Mon, 24/12/2012 - 10:18

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved an exemptive order providing time-limited relief from certain cross-border applications of the swaps provisions of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the Commission’s regulations. »

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SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator measures 6.19 per cent for December

Mon, 24/12/2012 - 06:20

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for December 2012 measured 6.19 per cent, up from 5.19 per cent in November. »

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Guernsey well advanced on AIFMD preparations

Mon, 24/12/2012 - 06:13

Guernsey is well on the way to introducing a funds regime which is compliant with the EU’s proposed Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »

Marc Saluzzi, chairman of ALFI

AIFMD Level 2 brings alternative investment fund industry closer to reality, says ALFI

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 16:12

The establishment of a regulated alternative investment industry in Europe took a major step forward with the publication of the European Commission’s so-called “Level 2 measures” to supplement certain elements of the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD), says the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). »

Acquisition

Aston Hill completes purchase of Citadel Securities

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 14:24

Aston Hill Financial has completed its purchase of Citadel Securities, a provider of investment advice and services to private and institutional investors. »

Chris Grandi, chief executive of Abacus

Abacus launches AbacusVoice

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 14:03

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has launched AbacusVoice, a fully managed voice solution. »

Traders

IntercontinentalExchange and NYSE Euronext enter clearing services agreement

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 11:42

ICE Clear Europe and Liffe Administration and Management have entered into a clearing services agreement by which ICE Clear Europe will provide clearing services to the London market of NYSE Liffe. »

Andrew Dollery, director, origination and structuring for Ucits funds at Newedge

Newedge to serve as swap counterpart to Ucits funds managed by Gresham

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 10:08

Newedge has been appointed as swap counterparty to two new Ucits funds under the Nuveen Global Investors Fund umbrella. »

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