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Consultant bfinance investigates return of commodities

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 12:48

Commodity investment is back in the spotlight, says investment consultants, bfinance. »

Stephen Morrow, Options

Options expands colocation solution to Equinix’s Zurich and Milan data centres

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 10:51

Options, a provider of global market data and colocation services for trading firms, has extended its high performance managed colocation solution to Equinix’s Zurich (ZH4) and Milan (ML2) International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres. »

Paul Singer, Elliott

Activist hedge fund manager Elliott acquires Waterstones

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 10:45

UK bookseller Waterstones has been acquired by funds managed by activist hedge fund manager Paul Singer’s (pictured), Elliott Advisors. »

Gil Mendelzis, Capitolis

Capitolis goes live with foreign exchange credit switching

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 10:00

Capitolis, a technology provider for the capital markets, is now live with its foreign exchange credit switching service, Capitolis Switch. »

Will Goodhart, CFA

Ethics becoming increasingly important to investment professionals’ careers, says CFA UK survey

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:58

Ethics and professionalism are playing an increasingly significant role in investment professionals’ careers and influencing where they want to work, according to the latest CFA UK Ethics Survey. »

Matt Smith, SteelEye

SteelEye launches best execution support for RTS 27 & 28

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:46

SteelEye, a compliance technology and data analytics firm, is pleased to announce its best execution support for MiFID II’s regulatory standards RTS27 & RTS 28. »

Francisco Fernandez, Avaloq

Avaloq acquires 10 per cent stake in Swiss blockchain and crypto-currency specialist Metaco

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:38

Swiss fintech specialist Avaloq has acquired a 10 per cent stake in Metaco, a Lausanne-based blockchain and crypto-currency specialist. »

Gerry Turner, Vela

Vela adds Eris Exchange to DMA platform

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:30

Vela, a provider of trading and market access technology, has expanded its Direct Market Access (DMA) platform market coverage to include trading connectivity access to Eris Swap Futures which are offered by the Eris Exchange (Eris) as an alternative to traditional over-the-counter (OTC) swaps.  »

Picture of the flag of Guernsey

Guernsey to launch green investment fund product

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 19:15

Guernsey is set to launch what it says will be the world’s first regulated green investment fund product following the publication of a set of draft rules by the island’s financial services regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. »

Valerie Bannert-Thurner, Nasdaq

Gemini to launch market surveillance technology in collaboration with Nasdaq

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 19:11

Gemini Trust Company (Gemini) is to employ Nasdaq's SMARTS Market Surveillance technology to monitor its marketplace. »


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