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Deutsche Bank expands equity electronic trading in the Americas

Deutsche Bank has appointed Jay Fraser as a managing director and head of Autobahn equity execution and head of Autobahn equity sales in the Americas. »


Lionel Martellini, scientific director of Edhec-Risk Institute

Edhec-Risk proposes optimal investment strategy for sovereign wealth funds

The Edhec-Risk Institute has released a publication which proposes a formal analysis of the optimal investment policy and risk management practices of sovereign wealth funds. »


Trader

November most successful month for Eurex Kospi Product

Derivatives exchange Eurex says November has become the most successful month for the Eurex Kospi Product based on the Kospi 200 options available on the Korea Exchange with a record daily volume of 14,636 on 4 November. »


Dominique Cerutti, president and deputy chief executive, NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext to launch consolidated tape for European equity markets

NYSE Euronext’s wholly owned subsidiary NYSE Technologies plans to launch a consolidated tape for European equity markets beginning in quarter three 2011. »


Hedgeweek Special Report – Hedge Fund Risk Winter 2010

Hedgeweek Special Report – Hedge Fund Risk Winter 2010

Hedge Fund Risk Winter 2010

Legislation on both sides of the Atlantic is targeting risk management issues as a key element of fund oversight. To find out more, read our latest report

People shaking hands

Insparo appoints operations analyst

Insparo Asset Management has added Merihan Tadrous to its operations team. »


Grades

Moody's publishes approach for rating hedge fund managed accounts

Moody's has extended its hedge fund Operational Quality Rating Methodology to encompass managed accounts. »


Chris Merry, chief executive of Matrix Group

Matrix appoints chief operating officer for asset management

Matrix Group, the privately owned UK financial services business, has appointed Paul Bramley as chief operating officer for its asset management division. »


Report

BH Credit Catalysts publishes prospectus

The prospectus of Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts has been approved by the UK Listing Authority following the announcement by Brevan Howard Capital Management on 14 October of the proposed initial public offering of the company.  »


Handcuffs and money

SEC brings proceeding against fund manager for uncooperative behaviour

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has instituted public administrative and cease-and-desist proceedings against Thrasher Capital Management and its chief executive officer and managing member, James Perkins.  »


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