Research

Finisterre Capital expands research division

Emerging markets specialist Finisterre Capital is expanding its research division with the appointment of Toby Triebel as credit analyst. »


Union Jack

Hedgebay appoints Lindsey Clavel to lead UK marketing drive

Hedgebay, a secondary hedge fund market provider, has appointed Lindsey Clavel as directeur, a role which will see her lead the firm’s UK marketing drive. »


Handshake

Fidessa appoints Robert Thompson president of North American buy-side

Fidessa group, provider of trading, compliance, market data and connectivity solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, has appointed Robert Thompson president of its North American buy-side operations, encompassing the LatentZero front office suite. »


Electronic trading floor

Record OTC IRS volumes for LCH.Clearnet's SwapClear

A record number of over-the-counter interest rate swap trades were cleared in Q2 2010 by LCH.Clearnet’s IRS clearing service SwapClear.  »


Lázaro Campos, chief executive of Swift

Swift to acquire Ambit Messaging Hub assets from SunGard

Swift plans to acquire the assets of SunGard’s Ambit Messaging Hub solution for high-volume financial messaging. »


Bert den Ouden, chief executive of APX-Endex

Climex and APX-Endex win Dutch auction tender

The Dutch environmental exchange Climex and its clearer APX-Endex have won a tender issued by the Dutch Ministries of Housing, Spatial planning and the Environment and Economic Affairs to auction four million emission allowances over two auctions. »


Report

Algorithmics highlights dangers of proposed standard liquidity ratios

Algorithmics, a provider of risk solutions, has cautioned against the danger that is inherent in proposals to use standard liquidity ratios that do not account for bank size, resulting in a simplistic indication of a bank’s liquidity position. »


Trader

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.96 per cent in June

Hedge funds lost 0.96 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


The Interview – Adam Balinsky, Caldwell Life Strategies: “Life settlements are starting to be recognised as a viable asset class for liability-driven investments”

Adam Balinsky, president of Stamford, Connecticut-based life settlement investment specialist Caldwell Life Strategies, says the key to his firm’s success in an asset class full o »

Index

Ucits HFS Index starts comeback in second week of July

The Ucits HFS Index gained 0.41 per cent in the second week of trading in July 2010, but is still down by 0.05 per cent month to date. »


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