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Interactive Brokers to offer CFRA’s equity, ETF, and mutual fund research to investors

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 09:38

Interactive Brokers is to give investors access to independent research provider CFRA’s ETF, and mutual fund research through the Investors’ Marketplace platform. »

Darren Thomas, IHS Markit

IHS Markit and AcadiaSoft to deliver integrated solution suite for initial margin management

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 09:33

Business information provider IHS Markit has formed an alliance with AcadiaSoft, a provider of margin automation solutions, to connect the firms’ industry leading platforms for managing initial margin. »

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Man GLG appoints three portfolio managers in London and Hong Kong

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 09:24

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group, has appointed three portfolio managers within its long-short equity team – Nick Longcroft, Matteo De Paulis, and Julien Sallmard.   »

Peter Reitz, EEX

EEX Group achieves record volumes on power and emissions

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 09:20

EEX Group continued its growth path in 2018, further consolidating its position as a global commodity exchange. On the power and emissions markets in particular, EEX recorded significant volume gains and continued its long-term growth trend. »

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Orchard Global Asset Management raises USD2.5bn in Taiga Special Opportunities Fund

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 09:15

Orchard Global Asset Management (OGAM), an alternative investment management firm with a focus on opportunistic fixed income and structured credit transactions, has closed its Taiga Special Opportunities Fund after raising USD2.5 billion in capital commitments. »

Chris Griffin, Carey Olsen

JTC and Carey Olsen support launch of Binance Jersey

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 08:32

JTC has provided corporate services to the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, for the launch of its Jersey platform, along with Carey Olsen who provided legal and regulatory advice for the launch. »

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Barclay CTA Index up 0.30 per cent in December

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 08:28

The Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, posted a 0.30 per cent rate of return in December. For the year the index is down 2.85 per cent. »

Gonzalo Maturana, Innealta Capital

Innealta Capital launches Acclivity Small Cap Value Fund

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 07:48

Innealta Capital, a privately-held quantitative asset manager headquartered in Austin, Texas, has launched the Acclivity Small Cap Value Fund (AXVIX). »

Marcus Fung, Invast Global

Invast Global opens new Hong Kong office

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 07:45

Riding a wave of growth powered by restrictive global financial reforms, specialist prime broker Invast Global has announced the opening of a new Hong Kong office. »

Thomas Griffiths, TriOptima

TriOptima launches triCalculate IM Analytics tool for initial margin compliance

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:44

TriOptima, an infrastructure service that lowers costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, has launched triCalculate IM Analytics, which provides crucial insight into the options for initial margin (IM) calculation, helps with the identification and prioritisation of in-scope counterparties and aids trading decisions to reduce future IM costs. »

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