Liquid

Andy Stewart joins Credit Suisse as head of liquid alternatives

Credit Suisse has appointed Andy Stewart to the asset management division as managing director and head of the liquid alternatives business, effective 1 December 2010. »


Glenn Lesko, chief executive for Instinet in Asia

Instinet launches algorithmic suite in Asia Pacific

Instinet, a provider of electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, has launched its Execution Experts suite of algorithms in Asia. »


Market

Average daily volume of 9.2 million contracts at Eurex and ISE in October

At the derivatives markets of Eurex, an average daily volume of 9.2 million contracts was traded in October, down from 10.4 million in October 2009. »


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Hedge fund managers remain downbeat on US equities

Hedge fund managers remain downbeat on US equities, according to the TrimTabs/BarclayHedge survey of hedge fund managers for October.  »


Brian Dillon, partner with Dillon Eustace

Offshore fund relocates to Ireland

Irish law firm Dillon Eustace is relocating the first unit trust investment fund from the Cayman Islands to Ireland. »


Peter Allwright, RWC Partners

Allwright and Frost take over management of RWC Cautious ARC Fund

RWC Partners’ Peter Allwright and Stuart Frost have taken over day-to-day management of the RWC Cautious Absolute Rate and Currency Fund. »


Seth Merrin, founder and chief executive of Liquidnet

Liquidnet launches trading in Israeli equities

Liquidnet, an institutional investment community that enables secure and anonymous block trading of equities, has expanded its trading operations to include listed securities from Israel. »


Roy Saadon, co-founder of Traiana

Traiana expands Harmony network to exchange-traded derivatives

Traiana has expanded the Traiana Harmony network to manage exchange-traded derivatives. »


Traders

Deutsche Bank launches real-time listed derivatives trade matching

Deutsche Bank has gone live with dbClear Listed Derivatives Matching. »


Guy Coughlan, chair of the LLMA technical committee

LLMA publishes documents to help standardise longevity market

The Life & Longevity Markets Association has launched a series of technical publications that aim to bring the creation of a longevity market a step closer.  »


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