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NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV rises by 12.6 per cent

NYSE Euronext has reported an average daily volume of 8.2 million contracts for global derivatives in November 2010, up 12.6 per cent versus the prior year and 9.9 per cent from October 2010 levels.  »


Michael Davie, chief executive of SwapClear at LCH.Clearnet

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International joins LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International is now clearing its interest rate swap business through LCH.Clearnet’s interest rate swap clearing service, SwapClear. »


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Hedge funds up 1.80 per cent in October

Hedge funds edged higher in October, building on positive momentum and increased exposure to risk and returning 1.80 per cent overall, according to the Lipper Hedge Fund Composite Index. »


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Centaur Fund Services appoints head of business development

Centaur Fund Services, an alternative investment fund administrator, has hired Gavan McGuire as head of business development. »


Tim McCarthy, chairman and chief executive, Nikko AM

Nikko AM to acquire DBS Asset Management

Nikko Asset Management has reached an agreement with DBS Bank to acquire DBS Asset Management. »


SEC chairman Mary L. Schapiro

SEC proposes joint rules with CFTC to define swap related terms

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted unanimously to propose joint rules with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission that would further define a series of terms related to the security-based swaps market. »


Petra Reinhard Keller, SFA

Petra Reinhard Keller joins SFA board of directors

The Swiss Funds Association has appointed Petra Reinhard Keller of Credit Suisse Asset Management Funds in Zurich to its board of directors. »


Jose Garcia, Carlisle's chief executive

Fortress launches Luxembourg regulated life settlement fund

Fortress International is launching an open-ended, fully regulated specialised investment fund in Luxembourg. »


Marco Martins, head of Harney's Latin America practice

Harneys opens Montevideo office

Law firm Harneys has opened an office in Montevideo, Uruguay. »


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New Stream Capital agrees fund wind-down plan with Bermuda investors

New Stream Capital has reached agreement with its Bermuda investor classes that would provide for an orderly wind-down of New Stream Secured Capital, one of the funds for which it is a general partner. »


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