FXSpotStream (FSS) has added functionality to support FX algos and allocations over its API and expects to have its first clients live in early Q3.
Technology & software solutions
Australia-based hedge fund manager, VGI Partners Limited (VGI) has selected Hazeltree’s cash and treasury management solution.
Linedata, a provider of asset management and credit technology, data and services, has launched a new full-service offering with Stavtar Solutions, a New York-based software and technical services company, to expand and strengthen Linedata’s expense, contract and vendor management solutions for the asset management and alternative funds industry.
Financial market infrastructure specialist CLS's post-trade monitoring and reporting tool, CLSTradeMonitor, has seen solid growth in adoption among asset management clients globally.
Getting technology infrastructure correct on day one – and avoiding cutting corners despite budgetary pressures – is vital for start-up and emerging hedge funds, and staff with coding and tech backgrounds offer a “big step forward” during the initial launch period.
Horizon Software, a provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, is partnering with Terranoha, a unique AI platform, to integrate Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions into its financial system in order to digitise and automate communication to clients and accelerate digital transformation.
Natural Language Processing (NLP) can enhance ESG Investing in a variety of ways, from building alpha-generating strategies to monitoring controversy risk across portfolios.
Most hedge fund managers have taken action to protect their firm’s data from external attacks. However, there is a growing recognition of the importance of shielding the firm from risks which can breed within the firm itself, and also protecting data in transit particularly in the hybrid working environment most of the world currently finds itself in.
By A Paris – The volatility experienced since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020 has largely been a positive development for alpha-hunting hedge fund managers who were able to take advantage of the arbitrage opportunities available. However, various market forces saw those at extreme ends of the investment approaches come under pressure – causing the convergence of quantitative and fundamental philosophies to rise in appeal.
OptionMetrics launches IvyDB Europe 3.0 with extended volatility surface to assess weekly options and complex trading strategies
OptionMetrics, an options database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, has released OptionMetrics IvyDB Europe 3.0m which offers new features for institutional investors and academia to assess extreme volatility and complex trading strategies.