Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, Stoxx

Euro Stoxx and Euro Stoxx size indices licensed to Eurex

The Euro Stoxx Index and its respective size indices Euro Stoxx Large, Mid and Small, have been licensed to Eurex to serve as the basis for equity index futures and options. »


John Collins, Kinetic Partners

John Collins joins Kinetic Partners to extend risk services offer

John Collins has been appointed a member at Kinetic Partners to extend the firm’s growing range of risk services.  »


Money graph

GlobeOp assets under administration rise by 50 per cent

GlobeOp Financial Services, a provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset managers, had assets under administration of USD121bn at 31 May 2010, an increase of nearly 50 per cent over the last 12 months. »


Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex plans to expand European index derivatives segment

International derivatives exchange Eurex plans to extend its offering of futures and options on European size indices provided by Stoxx. »


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. »


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