Australian hedge funds positive but subdued in February

Australian hedge funds positive but subdued in February

Australian hedge funds rose by an estimated 0.18 per cent February with 29 per cent of results in, but there are clear signs that many managers took risk off the table following the Australian equity market's sharp loss of over six per cent in January. »


Ucits to transform alternative investment landscape

Ucits to transform alternative investment landscape

The widespread use of Ucits by the hedge fund industry is gaining momentum, said fund managers at a seminar hosted by the Irish Funds Industry Association on behalf of the funds industry in Ireland. »


Direct Access Partners adds multi-prime brokerage offering

Direct Access Partners adds multi-prime brokerage offering

Direct Access Partners, an institutional agency-only brokerage firm, is expanding its service offering with the addition of global prime services. »


Texas resident charged with operating forex Ponzi scheme

Texas resident charged with operating forex Ponzi scheme

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Willie L. Cloud, Jr. and his investment company C & R Financial, both of Houston, Texas, with operating a Ponzi scheme in connection with foreign currency trading. »


Hedge fund liquidations fall to pre-crisis levels

Hedge fund liquidations fall to pre-crisis levels

The number of new hedge fund launches increased in the fourth quarter of 2009 even as the pace of liquidations continued to decline, according to data from Hedge Fund Research. »


Korea Exchange and Eurex to start Link in August 2010

Korea Exchange and Eurex to start Link in August 2010

Eurex and the Korea Exchange have set the start date of their Eurex/KRX Link, a product cooperation to trade and clear Kospi 200 options, at 30 August 2010. »


Newedge reorganises business line structure

Newedge reorganises business line structure

Newedge, a provider of multi-asset brokerage and clearing services, is reorganising its global business line structure. »


Standard & Poor’s brings S&P 500 to India

Standard & Poor’s brings S&P 500 to India

Standard & Poor’s has licensed the National Stock Exchange of India to create and list Indian Rupee-denominated futures contracts on the S&P 500, subject to regulatory approvals. »


NYSE Euronext sells stake in US futures exchange to six firms

NYSE Euronext sells stake in US futures exchange to six firms

NYSE Euronext has sold a significant minority ownership stake in its US futures exchange, NYSE Liffe US, to six firms: Citadel Securities, DRW Ventures, Getco, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and UBS. »


European derivatives trading volumes increase by 44 per cent

European derivatives trading volumes increase by 44 per cent

NYSE Euronext has reported strong year-over-year growth of derivatives trading volumes in February, with European derivatives volumes increasing 44.2 per cent and US options trading volumes increasing 56.4 per cent.  »


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