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Avelacom launches multi-cloud solution for connectivity to cryptocurrency exchanges

Tue, 26/11/2019 - 10:55

Avelacom, a global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has launched its multi-cloud connectivity solution to simplify and accelerate how traders connect to cryptocurrency exchanges. »

Laura Mooney, Solovis

Asset allocators gaining greater agility in their multi-asset class portfolios

Tue, 26/11/2019 - 09:43

As asset owners and allocators look to gain greater transparency and analytical insights on their multi-asset class portfolios, technology platforms are being sought out to build strategic partnerships. One recent example of this was State Street Corporation, which announced on 19 September that it had partnered with Solovis to improve transparency, alleviate complexity and streamline performance tracking and regulatory reporting for clients. »

Velocimetrics launches new version of VMX

Tue, 26/11/2019 - 09:35

Velocimetrics, a provider of business flow tracking and real-time, in-stream performance analytics, has made significant enhancements to the new version of its VMX EndToEnd product suite. »

Regulatory bodies not doing enough on ESG regulation, say alternative investment leaders

Tue, 26/11/2019 - 09:31

More than two thirds (67 per cent) of senior leaders within the alternative investments industry think regulatory bodies are not doing enough regarding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) regulation, according to the results of a new survey by Duff & Phleps. »


New report turns spotlight on crypto asset market

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 16:03

Crypto market activity slowed significantly during the third-quarter following the summer bull run in crypto asses, but it’s settled at levels notably higher than the previous 12 months, according to a new report The State of Crypto: Bitcoin, Altcoins & Blockchain by the Numbers. »


MVIS and CryptoCompare launch MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 16:01

MV Index Solutions (MVIS) in partnership with CryptoCompare, a specialist in digital asset data, has launched the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index (MVIBTC), which is designed to measure the performance of a digital assets portfolio which invests in Bitcoin, priced on select exchanges. »


Crypto exchange PayBito reports surge in trading volume

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 11:13

A recent trade surge in trading volume has propelled crypto trading and exchange platform PayBito into the top three in the USA, the copmpany says, ahead of both Kraken and Bitfinex.  »

Josh Hughes, CIFC

CIFC Europe adds to team

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 10:43

Alternative credit specialist CIFC has recruited Anders Samuelsen from Muzinich as it continues to build its European team. »

Abbey Capital names new CEO

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 09:42

Multi-manager CTA funds specialist Abbey Capital has promoted Mick Swift to Chief Executive Officer at the company. »

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Saudi Aramco IPO focuses on domestic investors amid challenging market conditions

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 08:49

By Beatrice Bedeschi – The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company Saudi Aramco has seen a refocus on domestic investors after what was expected to be the largest IPO on history saw a reduction in valuation amid challenging market conditions. »


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