Average daily volume of ten million contracts at Eurex and ISE

Average daily volume of ten million contracts at Eurex and ISE

In March 2010 the international derivatives exchanges of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of ten million contracts, a decline of 17 percent from March 2009. »


February proves a challenge for Australian hedge funds

February proves a challenge for Australian hedge funds

Australian hedge funds produced positive returns in February but for many managers it was a tough month, according to a report by Australian Fund Monitors. »


Citi launches algorithmic trading platform

Citi launches algorithmic trading platform

Citi has launched an algorithmic trading platform for its institutional equity trading clients. »


Marcel Herbst joins Weston Capital

Marcel Herbst joins Weston Capital

Weston Capital Management has appointed Marcel Herbst as a member of the management team. »


CFTC creates separate account class for cleared OTC derivatives

CFTC creates separate account class for cleared OTC derivatives

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved final rules that create a sixth and separate account class, applicable in the event of futures commission merchant bankruptcy, for cleared OTC derivatives. »


SEC charges California man in multi-million dollar hedge fund fraud

SEC charges California man in multi-million dollar hedge fund fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission has sued a California man for posing as a fund manager in a bogus hedge fund scheme.  »


I2BF appoints head of quantitative research

I2BF appoints head of quantitative research

I2BF, an asset management group focused on renewable energy and clean technology, has appointed Denis Chigirev as head of quantitative research. »


Hedge fund study shows slight increase in assets but fewer funds

Hedge fund study shows slight increase in assets but fewer funds

The number of hedge funds and funds of funds fell by approximately 8.6 per cent in 2009 but total industry assets rose by 5.5 per cent, according to PerTrac Financial Solutions’ hedge fund database study. »


Managed futures up 0.4 per cent in February

Managed futures up 0.4 per cent in February

Managed futures ended February in positive territory as managers were able to capitalise on long exposures to the short-end of the US yield curve, long positions in equities and commodities, and short currency positions. »


BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics to provide stress tests for Reich & Tang

BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics to provide stress tests for Reich & Tang

BNY Mellon Asset Servicing and Investor Analytics have been selected by Reich & Tang Asset Management to provide money market stress tests that will model the impact of interest rate shocks, credit risk shocks and liquidity risk shocks on its funds. »


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