Managed futures

Managed futures up 0.12 per cent in June

Managed futures posted a slightly positive performance for June as commodities edged higher during the month, according to a report by Lipper Tass. »


ETFs

Pillsbury warns hedge funds about ETF ownership limits

Law firm Pillsbury says hedge funds should be aware that substantially increasing their long positions in exchange-traded funds could result in a violation of the ownership limit set forth in the Investment Company Act of 1940. »


Wheat

Milling wheat futures contract trades over 50,000 contracts

NYSE Liffe says total daily volume in its milling wheat futures contract passed 50,000 contracts for the first time on 22 July 2010. »


Thomas W. Strauss, president and chief executive of Ramius

Cowen launches Ramius Dynamic Replication Fund

Ramius, the asset management division of Cowen Group, has launched its first mutual fund, the Ramius Dynamic Replication Fund. »


LME chief executive Martin Abbott

Scotia Bank Europe and Standard Chartered become members of LME

The board of directors of The London Metal Exchange has approved the membership applications of Standard Chartered and Scotia Bank Europe to become associate broker clearing members of the LME. »


Handshake and globe

Jack Yang joins Onex Credit Partners as managing partner

Onex has appointed Jack Yang as managing partner of Onex Credit Partners. »


Market

ABN Amro and tick-TS expand market access

Following the signing of a partnership between ABN Amro Clearing and tick-TS in February this year, the companies have expanded the markets available via their set-up. »


Graph

Hedge funds up 0.6 per cent year-to-date

Hedge funds, as measured by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, are up 0.6 per cent year-to-date as of 30 June, posting positive performance for four out of six months in the first half of 2010. »


Africa map

Insparo’s Africa and Middle East fund celebrates second anniversary

Insparo Asset Management is celebrating the two year anniversary of its Africa and Middle East fund. »


Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer, Blackstone

The Blackstone Group makes net loss of USD193m in Q2

The Blackstone Group made a net loss of USD193.3m in the second quarter of 2010, compared to a net loss of USD164.3m for the second quarter of 2009. »


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