Lisa Dallmer, chief operating officer of European cash markets and execution services for NYSE Euronext

RBS launches 2,000 Turbos on NYSE Euronext in Paris

Royal Bank of Scotland has launched 2,000 Turbos on NYSE Euronext in Paris, bringing the market total to 4,300. »


Risk

Westcore Capital names chairman of risk management department

Alberto Larson has been named Westcore Capital's risk management department chairman. »


Thomas J. McMahon, chief executive officer, Singapore Mercantile Exchange

Orc provides market access to Singapore Mercantile Exchange

Orc Software, a provider of technology and services for advanced trading in financial instruments, has introduced market access to the Singapore Mercantile Exchange. »


Trader at screen

Fidessa launches global fragmentation analysis tools

Fidessa group, a provider of trading systems, market data and connectivity to both buy-sides and sell-sides, has launched global market coverage for its fragmentation analysis tools, the Fidessa Fragmentation Index and Fragulator. »


Law books

CFTC will not issue grandfather relief for bilateral exempt commodity swaps

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has determined not to issue grandfather relief at this time to parties that petition the commission to continue to operate in reliance upon the Commodity Exchange Act’s exempt commodity exemption for bilateral swaps after the deletion of that provision from the CEA by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. »


People shaking hands

Citi appoints prime finance head of sales and capital introduction in EMEA

Citi has appointed Paul Harvey as prime finance head of sales and capital introduction in EMEA.   »


Frederik van Tuyll, chief executive officer at Equity Trust

Doughty Hanson to acquire Equity Trust for EUR350m

Private equity firm Doughty Hanson is to acquire Equity Trust, a provider business administration and fiduciary services, for a total consideration of EUR350m from Candover and other institutional shareholders. »


Alpha

Citigroup sponsors launch of new managed accounts platform

Citigroup has launched Ivaldi Capital, a managed account platform which aims to accommodate the increasing demand for alpha-generating investments by pension funds, endowments and sovereign wealth funds. »


Tokyo

Newedge sponsors GH Financials as first remote trading member on TFX

Multi-asset brokerage and clearing firm Newedge has become the sponsoring clearer to GH Financials as the first remote trading member in Euroyen Futures on the Tokyo Financial Exchange. »


Man holding money

Hedge funds protect capital and outperform as markets decline sharply

Hedge funds have been able to protect capital and generate modest positive performance this year despite high levels of volatility and declines in the equity markets, research by Hennessee Group shows.  »


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