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New CAMRADATA whitepaper considers the future of Global Equities as the backbone of investment allocation

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 11:23

CAMRADATA has published a new whitepaper entitled, Global Growth in Global Equities, which examines the outlook for global equities investments and considers why they continue to be the pillar of investors asset allocation and whether this trend will continue. »

VoxSmart acquires Fonetic trading business

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 11:22

VoxSmart, a specialist in mobile surveillance technology, has announced its acquisition of the Fonetic Trading business to deliver a comprehensive communications surveillance offering for Capital Markets participants. »

HSBC GAM launches Asia High Yield Bond Fund

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 09:30

HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has launched the HSBC GIF Asia High Yield Bond Fund, which aims to provide long term total return by investing in a portfolio of high yielding Asian bonds. »

Goldman Sachs to pay USD1m CFTC penalty for record-keeping violations 

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 09:28

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Goldman Sachs & Co for failing to make and keep certain audio recordings as required under CFTC regulations for swap dealers.  »

moves and appointments

Mayer Brown adds partner to global fund finance team

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 16:50

Fund finance lawyer Aimee Sharman has joined Mayer Brown as a partner in the firm’s Banking & Finance practice in London. Sharman was previously at Hogan Lovells. »

UBS veteran set to bridge traditional finance and tokenised securities

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 16:36

Former UBS veteran, Claude Waelchli, is to launch a US-based digital securities issuance platform, Tokenyz, which aims to modernise the legacy securities industry. »

Corinne Lamesch, ALFI

Luxembourg alternative investment funds record another year of robust growth

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 16:05

Three surveys published at the ALFI PE & RE Conference 2019 in Luxembourg on 26 and 27 November reveal continued solid growth in alternative investment funds in the Grand Duchy. »

Michael Woodman, BT Radianz

CryptoCompare to offer institutional clients digital asset data via BT Radianz Cloud

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 10:59

CryptoCompare, a specialist in digital asset data, has launched a suite of digital asset data products in the BT Radianz Cloud. The comprehensive real-time and historical dataset will provide institutional clients with a granular, reliable view of the digital asset class. »

EDI launches Company Future Event Data service in partnership with Columba Systems

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 10:58

Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of global security corporate actions, pricing and reference data, has partnered with Columba Systems, an independent provider of international future financial events data to both sell-side and buy-side institutions. »

Shorting equity factors doesn’t add value, says Robeco research

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 10:17

A common perception amongst academics and investors is that factor premiums, like Momentum, Value and Low-risk, exists in equity markets and should be best harvested via both long and short positions. But a team of three quant researchers and portfolio managers at Robeco have critically assessed the added value of shorts positions to harvest equity factors, and contrary to general market consensus, have found that there are none. »

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