Dame Amelia Fawcett

Hedge Fund Standards Board granted membership of IOSCO

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has been granted affiliate membership of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). »


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ALTIN discloses entire hedge fund portfolio

ALTIN, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has disclosed its entire hedge fund portfolio holdings as part of its policy of full transparency to investors. »


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GFI goes live with Torstone’s Inferno for Reconciliations

GFI Group, a global OTC and listed markets intermediary, has signed a multi-year contract for the use of Torstone Technology’s Inferno back office technology for Reconciliations. »


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Options partners with Orchestrade to deliver fully managed platform for cross-asset trading

Private financial cloud provider Options has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems to deploy its fully integrated position keeping, operations and risk management software to the Options platform. »


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BNY Mellon gets AIFMD authorisation from the UK FCA

BNY Mellon has received formal approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide trustee and depositary services to alternative investment funds (AIFs) under the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD). »


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Investors bullish on equity market in second half of 2014

Global investors have regained a strongly bullish stance on the outlook for equity markets in the second half of 2014, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for July. »


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Euronext launches weekly expiry dates on CAC40 and AEX futures

Euronext has launched weekly expiry dates on its CAC40 and AEX future contracts. »


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Marble House Capital appoints BNY Mellon as custodian for German alt investment funds

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Marble House Capital to provide custody services and related control functions to a range of portfolio funds and future retail alternative investment funds (AIFs) and special AIFs. »


Risk

New book offers fresh take on mitigating counterparty risk

A new book by Stéphane Crépey, Tomasz R. Bielecki and Damiano Brigo offers a fresh take on mitigation of counterparty risk, a key problem of the 2008 global credit crisis and current European sovereign debt crisis. »


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Hedge fund Prentice Capital bullish on stocks as May retail spending jumps 0.3 per cent

Retail sales gained 0.3 per cent in May and while that was below the 0.6 per cent rise expected on Wall Street the data did little to alter views that the economy is regaining steam. »


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