Steel

Freight Investor Services brokers first China domestic rebar swap

Wed, 08/12/2010 - 07:04

Ronly and Morgan Stanley Commodities have traded the first cash-settled cleared swap in the emerging China domestic rebar market. »

Amit Taylor, HSBC Securities Services (Guernsey)

Amit Taylor joins HSBC Securities Services (Guernsey)

Wed, 08/12/2010 - 06:32

Fund administrator HSBC Securities Services (Guernsey) has appointed Amit Taylor as a managing director. »

Report and magnifying glass

Caceis launches service for KID implementation

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 16:08

Caceis has launched a service that aims to help management companies implement the Key Information Document, which replaces the Ucits simplified prospectus on 1 July 2011. »

Foreign

RBC Capital Markets appoints managing director in FX

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 14:26

RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, has hired Patrick Bauné as a managing director, head of corporate and institutional FX sales Europe and corporate FX sales Asia. »

CFTC chairman Gary Gensler

CFTC releases history of “Traders in Financial Futures” COT data

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 12:28

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has made available more than four years of history of “Traders in Financial Futures” data included in the weekly Commitments of Traders reports. »

Handshake and money

Carlyle to acquire majority stake in hedge fund Claren Road

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 11:35

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to purchase a 55 per cent stake in Claren Road, a long-short credit hedge fund with USD4.5bn in assets under management, in exchange for cash, an ownership interest in Carlyle and performance-based contingent payments. »

Money flows

Hedge funds post inflow of USD16bn in October

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 11:17

The hedge fund industry posted an estimated inflow of USD16.0bn (1.0 per cent of assets) in October 2010, the fourth straight inflow as well as the heaviest since November 2009, according to data from TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge. »

Graph up arrow

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 3.49 per cent year-to-date

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 10:30

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 0.78 per cent in November and is up 3.49 per cent year-to-date. »

Computer screen

Imagine Software updates risk management system

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 07:25

Imagine Software, a provider of real-time, integrated portfolio and risk management solutions, has launched Imagine 7, the first in a series of product launches scheduled over the next 18 months. »

Traders

NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV rises by 12.6 per cent

Tue, 07/12/2010 - 05:59

NYSE Euronext has reported an average daily volume of 8.2 million contracts for global derivatives in November 2010, up 12.6 per cent versus the prior year and 9.9 per cent from October 2010 levels.  »

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