Merrion launches Ucits European long short equity fund

Merrion launches Ucits European long short equity fund

Merrion Investment Managers has recruited a long short equity team, comprised of Michael Nicol and Alistair MacDonald, to manage a new Ucits III European Absolute Return Fund.  »


CFTC sanctions Noble Americas USD130,000 for wash sales trading

CFTC sanctions Noble Americas USD130,000 for wash sales trading

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order filing and simultaneous settling charges against Noble Americas for entering into commodity futures trades and exchange for physical trades in heating oil and gasoline on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Globex that were wash and fictitious sales on several occasions during the period 30 March 2007 through 30 July 2007. »


Allied Properties acquires office in Montreal

Allied Properties acquires office in Montreal

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has entered into an agreement to purchase 645 Wellington Street in Montreal for CAD10.5m. »


NYSE Euronext net income totals USD130m

NYSE Euronext net income totals USD130m

NYSE Euronext has reported net income of USD130m or USD0.50 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2010, compared to net income of USD104m or USD0.40 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2009. »


Weil Gotshal expands funds practice in Asia

Weil Gotshal expands funds practice in Asia

Law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges has added John Fadely to its Hong Kong office as a partner and a member of the firm’s global funds practice. »


Foreign exchange market cools as financial markets stabilise

Foreign exchange market cools as financial markets stabilise

Worldwide foreign exchange trading volume declined by approximately six per cent to just under USD100trn last year, according to Greenwich Associates. »


Average daily volume of 12.7 million contracts at Eurex and ISE in April

Average daily volume of 12.7 million contracts at Eurex and ISE in April

At the derivatives markets of Eurex an average daily volume of 12.7 million contracts was traded in April compared with 11.8 million in April 2009 – an increase of eight per cent. »


Law firm Hogan Lovells is launched

Law firm Hogan Lovells is launched

Law firms Hogan & Hartson and Lovells and completed the combination of their two firms. »


Jeremy Stretch to join CIBC’s macro strategy

Jeremy Stretch to join CIBC’s macro strategy

Jeremy Stretch will be joining CIBC’s macro strategy team in late July as executive director and head of FX strategy.  »


Jersey top offshore financial centre

Jersey top offshore financial centre

Jersey is the only offshore centre to place in the top 20 of global finance centres in an industry listing. »


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