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CFTC releases positive results of clearinghouse settlement liquidity stress tests

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 11:08

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a report detailing the results of an evaluation of settlement liquidity at clearinghouses. All of those tested including CME Clearing, ICE Clear US, and LCH, demonstrated the ability to generate sufficient liquidity to fulfil settlement obligations on time. »

Andrew Gray, DTCC

DTCC white paper sets out framework for assessing fintech impact on financial stability

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:54

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has unveiled a new framework of nine key factors to assess when considering its impact on financial stability. »

Alex Walker, TNS

TNS launches managed hosting in the Australian Liquidity Centre

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:40

Transaction Network Services (TNS) is now offering hosting and co-location services at Australia’s main exchange-owned data centre, providing firms with the fastest access to the country’s buoyant cash equities, derivatives and commodities markets. »

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Crayhill Capital Management appoints Head of Investor Relations

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:35

Alternative asset management firm Crayhill Capital Management has appointed Shamafa Khan as a Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations and Marketing. »

Jean-Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor

Macro Funds’ disconnect coming to an end, says Lyxor

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:33

Hedge funds enjoyed another positive week last week according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross-Asset Research team. »

Peter Hughes, Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services nearly doubles AuA with latest acquisition

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:24

With offices in 35 locations worldwide, Apex Fund Services has grown into one of the financial industry’s largest independent fund administrators since it first opened its doors in Bermuda back in 2003. »

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Hedge funds up 1.43 per cent in September, says Preqin

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:21

Hedge funds made gains of 1.43 per cent in September, the highest monthly return seen since January. »

Edward Tilly, CBOE

CBOE Holdings unveils new corporate identity

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:14

CBOE Holdings is rebranding as Cboe Global Markets in a bid to ‘better reflect the evolving nature and spirit of the company’. The change comes following the acquisition of Bats Global Markets (Bats) earlier this year. »

Andrew Junkin, Wilshire Consulting

Wilshire Consulting assists IPERS in “alpha search” RFP

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 08:35

Wilshire Consulting, the institutional investment advisory and outsourced-CIO (OCIO) business unit of Wilshire Associates, is to support the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) in conducting its “Alpha Search” which seeks to identify managers based on their ability to deliver alpha regardless of the manager’s ‘beta’ (ie, benchmark). »

Billy Hult, Tradeweb

Tradeweb launches electronic swaptions trading on TW SEF

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 08:33

Tradeweb Markets, a leading global provider of fixed income, derivatives and ETF marketplaces, announced the launch of swaptions trading on TW SEF. »


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