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GCP Infrastructure Investments raises GBP40m

Tue, 20/07/2010 - 10:41

GCP Infrastructure Investments has raised GBP40m at a price of GBP1.00 per ordinary share through the placing, the offer for subscription and the arrangements for switching.  »

Rob Boardman, chief executive of ITG Europe

ITG launches algorithms in Israel, Hungary and Poland

Tue, 20/07/2010 - 10:32

Investment Technology Group, an agency broker and financial technology firm, has launched its range of European algorithms across three new geographies: Israel, Hungary and Poland.  »

Research

Finisterre Capital expands research division

Tue, 20/07/2010 - 06:08

Emerging markets specialist Finisterre Capital is expanding its research division with the appointment of Toby Triebel as credit analyst. »

Union Jack

Hedgebay appoints Lindsey Clavel to lead UK marketing drive

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 16:17

Hedgebay, a secondary hedge fund market provider, has appointed Lindsey Clavel as directeur, a role which will see her lead the firm’s UK marketing drive. »

Handshake

Fidessa appoints Robert Thompson president of North American buy-side

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 16:09

Fidessa group, provider of trading, compliance, market data and connectivity solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, has appointed Robert Thompson president of its North American buy-side operations, encompassing the LatentZero front office suite. »

Electronic trading floor

Record OTC IRS volumes for LCH.Clearnet's SwapClear

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 15:54

A record number of over-the-counter interest rate swap trades were cleared in Q2 2010 by LCH.Clearnet’s IRS clearing service SwapClear.  »

Lázaro Campos, chief executive of Swift

Swift to acquire Ambit Messaging Hub assets from SunGard

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 12:34

Swift plans to acquire the assets of SunGard’s Ambit Messaging Hub solution for high-volume financial messaging. »

Bert den Ouden, chief executive of APX-Endex

Climex and APX-Endex win Dutch auction tender

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 12:11

The Dutch environmental exchange Climex and its clearer APX-Endex have won a tender issued by the Dutch Ministries of Housing, Spatial planning and the Environment and Economic Affairs to auction four million emission allowances over two auctions. »

Report

Algorithmics highlights dangers of proposed standard liquidity ratios

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 11:06

Algorithmics, a provider of risk solutions, has cautioned against the danger that is inherent in proposals to use standard liquidity ratios that do not account for bank size, resulting in a simplistic indication of a bank’s liquidity position. »

Trader

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.96 per cent in June

Mon, 19/07/2010 - 10:21

Hedge funds lost 0.96 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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