Fraud

CFTC charges Texas firm with soliciting USD30m to trade commodity futures

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Robert Mihailovich, Sr., and Growth Capital Management, both of Rockwall, Texas, with fraudulent solicitation in connection with the trading of commodity futures contracts and leveraged foreign currency. »


ICMA moves its London office

ICMA moves its London office

The International Capital Market Association’s office in London will be moving on 30 July to a new location. »


Economic crash

State Street launches indices assessing turbulence of market behaviour

State Street Global Markets, the investment research and trading arm of State Street, has launched its Turbulence Indices, a suite of indices that measure the unusualness, or turbulence, of market behaviour on a daily basis. »


Globe

SBI Japannext Securities joins Fidessa’s network

Fidessa group, a provider of trading, connectivity and market data solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, has added SBI Japannext Securities, a Japanese proprietary trading system, to its global FIX network. »


Money loss

RAB Capital makes loss before tax of GBP3.3m in first half

Asset manager RAB Capital made a loss before tax of GBP3.3m in the six months ended 30 June 2010, compared with a loss of GBP2.7m for the same period the previous year. »


Michael Dawley, managing director and co-head of futures and DCS, Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs launches clearing services for OTC derivatives

Goldman Sachs has launched its Derivatives Clearing Services business. »


Ireland Hedge Fund Services 2010

Ireland Hedge Fund Services 2010

Ireland Hedge Fund Services 2010 front cover special report

Understand what is making the  pendulum in Ireland swing back from threat to opportunity - read our report

Board of directors

AIC board elects Sarah Bates as next chairman

The board of the Association of Investment Companies has elected Sarah Bates to be the new chairman succeeding Carol Ferguson. »


Guernsey plans timing for move to automatic exchange of information

Guernsey plans timing for move to automatic exchange of information

Guernsey’s government plans to give financial institutions a window from 1 January 2011 to 1 July 2011 for moving to automatic exchange of information. »


Tick

Absolute return sector favours equity and multi-asset strategies

Fund managers are increasingly turning to equity and asset allocation as the number of fixed income funds in the absolute returns sector falls, says Standard & Poor’s Fund Services in its latest sector review. »


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