Sign up for free newsletter

 

Buy-side firms intensify focus on measuring trading and research costs, says TABB Group

Buy-side firms intensify focus on measuring trading and research costs, says TABB Group

Thu, 02/06/2016 - 09:16

Compliance with global regulatory regimes and market structure changes is leading traditional asset managers and hedge funds to take a holistic approach to measuring trading and research costs.  »

Managers lack readiness for blockchain, says State Street research

Managers lack readiness for blockchain, says State Street research

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 09:10

While a majority of asset owners and asset managers (57 per cent) expect blockchain technology to be widely adopted in the investment industry in the next five years, only seven per cent currently have initiatives to support it, according to research by State Street. »

Deutsche Börse to act as licensor of TAIFEX market data to international clients

Deutsche Börse to act as licensor of TAIFEX market data to international clients

Tue, 31/05/2016 - 16:37

Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) and Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services have signed a partnership agreement whereby Deutsche Börse will act as the licensor of TAIFEX market data and information products to all international clients.  »

FlexTrade to offer institutional research to FlexTRADER EMS users via RSRCHXchange

FlexTrade to offer institutional research to FlexTRADER EMS users via RSRCHXchange

Tue, 31/05/2016 - 09:21

FlexTrade Systems, a specialist in multi-asset execution management systems, has partnered with RSRCHXchange to provide buy-side traders with immediate alerts to the availability of relevant research via the company’s FlexTRADER EMS. »

‘USD1 billion club’ managers hold 88 per cent of all hedge fund capital

‘USD1 billion club’ managers hold 88 per cent of all hedge fund capital

Mon, 30/05/2016 - 14:54

The ‘USD1 billion Club’ of firms holding at least USD1 billion in assets has grown by 98 firms over the past year, and now accounts for 12 per cent of all hedge fund managers, according to Preqin’s latest hedge fund industry research. »

STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices

STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:49

STOXX Ltd, operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of tradable index concepts, has extended the STOXX Select and STOXX Diversification Select index families that were introduced in October 2015.  »

Hedge fund assets up USD6.86bn in April

Hedge fund assets up USD6.86bn in April

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 09:28

While investors redeemed just under USD1.9 billion from hedge funds in April, performance gains helped boost assets by USD6.86 billion, bringing total hedge fund industry assets to USD2.986 trillion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Flows report. »

Malta’s new NAIF framework addresses speed to market issues, says MPG

Malta’s new NAIF framework addresses speed to market issues, says MPG

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 16:12

Malta has addressed one of the biggest issues in European fund management – the speed to market – with its new Notified Alternative Investment Funds (NAIF) framework, according to Jeremy Leach, Chief Executive Officer of the Managing Partners Group (MPG). »

Object Trading Platform goes live at TMX Group’s Co-Location Centre for Montréal Exchange access

Object Trading Platform goes live at TMX Group’s Co-Location Centre for Montréal Exchange access

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 09:14

Object Trading has expanded its Direct Market Access (DMA) Service Platform and is now offering fully managed services at TMX Group’s co-location centre for access to the Montréal Exchange (MX).  »

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 16:07

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Clint Carlson (pictured), Founder of Carlson Capital, an USD8 billion alternative asset management firm based in Texas, to its Board.  »

events
5 weeks 5 days from now - New York
5 weeks 6 days from now - San Francisco
6 weeks 5 days from now - Los Angeles
6 weeks 5 days from now - Hong Kong
listingsdirectory
Eden Rock Capital Management
Wed, 15/06/2016 - 17:30
UBS Global Asset Management
Fri, 06/05/2016 - 14:19
RFA (Richard Fleischman & Associates)
Tue, 05/04/2016 - 14:25
training
Wed, 21/09/2016   - London
Wed, 28/09/2016   - London
Thu, 29/09/2016   - London
specialreports
other gfm publications