Electronic trading floor

HPC Platform changes name to NovaSparks

HPC Platform, a provider of data packet processing solutions, has changed its name to NovaSparks. »


Institutional

M&G launches Macro Episode Fund for institutional and discretionary investors

M&G has launched a Ucits III version of a global macro investment strategy employed for the Prudential life fund for the last decade. »


People shaking hands

Liontrust appoints Nick Wells as consultant

Liontrust Asset Management has appointed Nick Wells as a consultant to advise on business development.   »


Dermot Butler, chairman of Custom House

Custom House wins Efficient Capital mandate

Malta-based Custom House Global Fund Services has been appointed to act as the full service administrator of the funds managed by Efficient Capital Management of Illinois, US. »


Handshake

Sean Ruhmann joins NEPC

Sean Ruhmann has joined Cambridge, Massachusetts-based adviser NEPC as a senior consultant in the firm’s alternative investments research group. »


Falling index

Tumultuous month sees Ucits HFS Index down 1.08 per cent in May

After two positive months the Ucits HFS Index lost 1.08 per cent in May 2010 after a challenging month for the financial industry. »


Trader

NYSE Euronext sees 13.3 million derivatives contracts traded per day in May

NYSE Euronext set an all-time record of 13.3 million global derivatives contracts traded per day in May 2010.  »


Rama Pillai, head of intermediaries and market access at Singapore Exchange

Forty per cent of Singapore Exchange brokers to co-locate with SGX engines

Singapore Exchange says 40 per cent of its broking members, numerous proprietary trading firms and several vendors including crossing network operator Chi-East have chosen its new co-location service months before its first quarter 2011 launch. »


Martin Fridson, BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas Investment Partners strengthens credit capabilities

Martin Fridson is joining BNP Paribas Asset Management, a US registered investment adviser, as global credit strategist within its global credit investment team.  »


Gavel

FSA levies largest ever fine of GBP33.32m on JPMorgan Securities

The UK’s Financial Services Authority has fined JPMorgan Securities GBP33.32m for failing to protect client money by segregating it appropriately. »


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