Roman Lokhov, head of global markets and investment banking at Otkritie

Otkritie launches Russian trading platform for international investors

Otkritie, a brokerage that provides direct market access to Russian equity markets, has launched a trading platform that aims to provide greater transparency and cost efficiencies for international investors trading directly into Russia. »


Liquidity

SEI launches liquidity management tool

SEI has launched a front-office liquidity management tool that allows its asset manager clients to continuously track, analyse and manage the portfolio positions of their funds as well as investor redemption provisions. »


Bear cub

Bear market sentiment is back, survey finds

Investors have turned bearish in their outlook for the global economy and corporate earnings, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch survey of fund managers for July. »


Abacus

Altin increases event driven allocation to 18.58 per cent

Altin, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has increased its exposure to event driven managers from 12.14 per cent to 18.58 per cent. »


Computer screen

GLC improves marketing with the new release of ProFundCom

GLC has deployed the latest release of ProFundCom's hedge fund marketing platform to improve its marketing and investor relations processes. »


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Newedge’s hedge fund indices fall in June

Newedge’s suite of hedge fund indices all posted negative results for the month of June. »


Frank Waltman, Virtus' executive vice president, product management

Virtus launches Premium AlphaSector Fund

Virtus Investment Partners, which operates a multi-manager asset management business, has launched the Virtus Premium AlphaSector Fund, an extension of Virtus' AlphaSector product suite which is sub-advised by F-Squared Investments. »


Money loss

Hedge funds post inflow of USD4.0bn in May

The hedge fund industry posted an estimated inflow of USD4.0bn, or 0.3 per cent of assets, in May 2010, the third inflow in four months, according to TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge.  »


Down arrow and numbers

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index falls 0.6 per cent in June

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index, an investable index based on Lyxor’s hedge fund platform, was down 0.6 per cent in June.  »


Fireworks

IQ Alpha Hedge Strategy Fund celebrates two-year anniversary

The IQ Alpha Hedge Strategy Fund, the first no-load, open-end mutual fund designed to replicate broad-based hedge fund performance characteristics, has marked its two-year anniversary. »


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