Managed futures struggle after sharp reversals in stock markets

Managed futures struggle after sharp reversals in stock markets

Managed futures struggled in October as stock market trend reversals and a surge of non-directional volatility compromised many trading models, according to a report by Lipper Tass. »


ConvergEx acquires boutique prime brokerage business

ConvergEx acquires boutique prime brokerage business

ConvergEx, a provider of investment and execution technology solutions to institutional clients, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NorthPoint Trading Partners. »


Lyxor AM expands coverage of US institutions

Lyxor AM expands coverage of US institutions

Lyxor Asset Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Societe Generale, has hired Michael Bernstein to further develop its relationships with US based consultants and institutional investors. »


Topix futures to trade on NYSE Liffe from summer 2010

Topix futures to trade on NYSE Liffe from summer 2010

The Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Topix futures will be listed on the NYSE Liffe market from summer 2010. »


Tennessee’s Blue Sky Capital Management withdraws from NFA membership

Tennessee’s Blue Sky Capital Management withdraws from NFA membership

The National Futures Association has accepted a settlement offer from Blue Sky Capital Management Corp and its principal, Gregory M. Schneider, to permanently withdraw from NFA membership. »


SAM Capital hires Andrew Kennedy as chief operating officer

SAM Capital hires Andrew Kennedy as chief operating officer

European equities investment specialist SAM Capital Partners has appointed Andrew Kennedy as its chief operating officer. »


Insparo appoints Africa veteran Jamie Allsopp

Insparo appoints Africa veteran Jamie Allsopp

Insparo Asset Management has stepped up the marketing and investment strategy of its Insparo Africa & Middle East Fund with the appointment of Jamie Allsopp.   »


EIP’s Aleph fund opened to investors

EIP’s Aleph fund opened to investors

Hong Kong-based asset management firm Enhanced Investment Products has opened its Aleph Fund to investors. »


CFTC and SEC issue orders on volatility indexes and security futures

CFTC and SEC issue orders on volatility indexes and security futures

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have issued two joint orders related to security-based futures contracts that clarify each commission’s respective jurisdiction and allow additional products to underlie security futures. »


Paladyne Systems opens Hong Kong office

Paladyne Systems opens Hong Kong office

Paladyne Systems, a provider of technology and services to the global hedge fund Industry, has opened a Hong Kong office in response to an increasing demand for hedge fund technology and services in the Asia Pacific region. »


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