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MF Global appoints Jon Corzine chairman and chief executive

MF Global appoints Jon Corzine chairman and chief executive

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 13:02

MF Global, a broker offering customised solutions in global cash and derivatives markets, has appointed Jon S. Corzine as chairman and chief executive officer, effective immediately. »

Deutsche Börse outlines measures to improve operational processes

Deutsche Börse outlines measures to improve operational processes

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 12:35

Deutsche Börse has completed its review of potential measures to further increase the efficiency of the group and has resolved the next phase of a multi-year programme to optimise operational processes and structures across the group. »

Standard Life Investments to acquire stake in Aida Capital

Standard Life Investments to acquire stake in Aida Capital

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 11:58

Standard Life Investments says its clients will soon be able to access a wider range of alternative assets after announcing its intention to acquire a 75.1 per cent stake in Aida Capital. »

Pine River selects Quantifi to support credit strategies

Pine River selects Quantifi to support credit strategies

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 10:26

Quantifi, a provider of valuation models and risk management software for the global credit and interest rate markets, has been selected by Pine River Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm, for pricing and analysis of global credit products. »

Eurex to launch futures on butter and skimmed milk powder

Eurex to launch futures on butter and skimmed milk powder

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 07:03

Derivatives exchange Eurex will offer trading of two futures based on butter and skimmed milk powder in Europe at the end of Q2 2010. »

Errors and data integrity worry fund executives most

Errors and data integrity worry fund executives most

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 06:17

Fund company executives’ top concern is the data integrity in their fund reports, according to a Confluence Global Fund Administration survey. »

RIsk 2010

RIsk 2010

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Insparo hires operations analyst

Insparo hires operations analyst

Tue, 23/03/2010 - 16:01

Insparo Asset Management has expanded its finance and operations team with the appointment of Nimika Karadia as operations analyst. »

ABC Quant launches virtual hedge fund universe

ABC Quant launches virtual hedge fund universe

Tue, 23/03/2010 - 15:20

ABC Quant, a provider of risk management analytical solutions for the hedge fund industry, has incorporated a virtual hedge fund universe concept into its flagship product, Quant Suite multi feed edition. »

European fund industry could reach EUR6.8trn by 2014

European fund industry could reach EUR6.8trn by 2014

Tue, 23/03/2010 - 14:03

Assets under management in the European fund industry could reach EUR6.8trn by 2014, according to a study published by Alfi, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, and produced by Lipper FMI. »

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