John W. Henry appoints Larry Simms as a managing director

John W. Henry appoints Larry Simms as a managing director

John W. Henry, a Florida-based alternative asset manager specialising in managed futures, has named Larry Simms managing director – business development. »


FTSE and Borsa Italiana launch two Italy indices

FTSE and Borsa Italiana launch two Italy indices

Index provider FTSE Group and Borsa Italiana, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, have launched two indices for use in the Italian domestic market, following the introduction of the FTSE Italia Index Series last year. »


Hedge fund industry shows improving trends, but challenges remain

Hedge fund industry shows improving trends, but challenges remain

The hedge fund industry is showing signs of a recovery from the crisis and this is likely to continue in the near term, Moody's Investors Service says in a new Industry Outlook on this sector. »


Mutual funds, ETFs and hedge funds slash fees

Mutual funds, ETFs and hedge funds slash fees

Mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and even hedge funds have reduced the fees they charge clients in light of the weakened economy, according to Fund.com. »


CFTC charges two Canadian firms for entering into unlawful wash sales

CFTC charges two Canadian firms for entering into unlawful wash sales

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed and settled charges against Pinemore and Birchmore, two Canadian limited partnerships based in Alberta, Canada, for engaging in unlawful wash sales in the natural gas futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange during November and December 2006. »


UBS launches ETN linked to S&P 500 Gold Hedged Index

UBS launches ETN linked to S&P 500 Gold Hedged Index

UBS Investment Bank has expanded its UBS E-Tracs exchange-traded notes platform by adding an ETN linked to the S&P 500 Gold Hedged Index. »


Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage approved in Germany

Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage approved in Germany

The Salus Alpha Commodity Arbitrage has been registered for public distribution in Germany.  »


Ogier to offer Guernsey and Jersey legal and fiduciary services in Asia

Ogier to offer Guernsey and Jersey legal and fiduciary services in Asia

Offshore law firm Ogier is to offer Guernsey and Jersey legal and fiduciary services in Asia. »


Blacksquare and IFSL launch daily liquidity Ucits fund

Blacksquare and IFSL launch daily liquidity Ucits fund

Blacksquare Capital and Investment Fund Services Limited have launched the IFSL Blacksquare Multi-Manager Absolute Return Fund of Funds, which will start trading on 1 February 2010.    »


CFTC charges Scotia Capital USD250,000 for pre-arranged fictitious trades

CFTC charges Scotia Capital USD250,000 for pre-arranged fictitious trades

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order filing and settling charges against Scotia Capital for pre-arranging trades in the natural gas futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange during November and December 2006.  »


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