Arcesium, an investment management technology and professional services firm, has secured an investment from JP Morgan.
The upcoming US elections and the possibility of a rate shift in the UK and Europe could present hedge funds with alpha hunting opportunities, writes Hedgeweek Editor-in-Chief, James Williams…
The last decade was dominated by sustained central bank intervention, giving rise to supercharged performance in equity and bond markets. And stripping away volatility like one would offensive wallpaper in a new home. This was not a period for hedge funds to operate at their optimal best, but perhaps this new decade – and indeed this year – could start to re-introduce some much needed volatility and give hedge fund managers something to really shout about.
The majority of asset managers dragged into new uncleared margin requirements over the next two years could avoid tying up capital altogether, but still play by the rules, according to recent research from OpenGamma.
After a one-month reprieve, the hedge fund industry returned to net outflows in November with USD4.7 billion in redemptions, a reversal from October’s USD1.9 billion in industry inflows.
The Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) now integrates with ChartIQ, enabling Charles River to provide institutional traders with visualisation tools that deliver greater insight into data affecting investment decisions.
Horizon Software (Horizon), a provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, has released a new version of its global EOMS product, adding significant and unique improvements for the automation of client order/execution workflow to its already market-leading solution.
Exablaze, a global provider of ultra-low latency network devices, is launching two new network adapters: ExaNIC X25 and ExaNIC X100.
The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for December 2019 measured 1.65 per cent.
The managed futures industry closed the year with a second consecutive profitable month and rose 0.20 per cent in December, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. For the full year, CTAs returned 5.15 per cent.
Confluence Technologies (Confluence), a technology solutions provider for the money management industry, has appointed Annabel Giles to the newly created role of Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO).