Film reel

CFTC approves Cantor’s futures contract on The Expendables

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has voted to approve the Cantor Futures Exchange’s Domestic Box Office Receipts futures contract on the motion picture The Expendables. »


Peter Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer of Cowen Group

Cowen hires Thomas O'Mara as head of equity derivatives

Financial services firm Cowen Group has hired Thomas O'Mara as head of equity derivatives and convertibles. »


Todd Groome, chairman of Aima

Aima supports registration of hedge fund managers

The Alternative Investment Management Association says that while some details and definitions contained in the US Dodd-Frank Bill remain to be clarified, it supports those parts of the bill relating to the registration of hedge fund managers. »


Index

Study finds no justification for cap-weighted indices

After the financial crisis and the accompanying falls in the stock markets, many commentators have questioned the appropriateness of tracking cap-weighted indices. »


Handshake and globe

Aladdin Capital appoints Keith Innes as global head of sales

Aladdin Capital has appointed Keith Innes as its global head of sales. »


Liquidity

Investors seeking more liquid hedge fund solutions

While interest has been returning to the hedge fund space, investors today are seeking more liquid, transparent and cost effective solutions for gaining access to the asset class, according to a research paper by Credit Suisse. »


Rainer Riess, managing director of Xetra market development at Deutsche Borse

Deutsche Börse launches updated version of Xetra

Deutsche Börse has launched an updated version of Xetra which aims to improve the efficiency of the pan-European trading system. »


Emerging markets currency

Charlemagne Capital launches emerging markets fund

Charlemagne Capital, the emerging markets group, has launched the Magna Emerging Markets Dividend Fund. »


Peter Niven, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Clutch of new arrivals endorses Guernsey’s fund credentials

Guernsey’s position as a leading fund domicile has been further endorsed by a series of new administrators and managers establishing a presence in the island. »


Man with laptop

HedgeOp launches registration services for hedge and private equity funds

HedgeOp Compliance has introduced two new tiers of its ADVassist adviser registration service, providing enhanced customisation for advisers registering as investment advisers with the Securities and Exchange Commission. »


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Mon, 12/05/2014 (All day) - Dubai
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