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Charlie Beach, Lendingblock

Lendingblock partners with Vo1t to offer digital asset custody

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:47

Lendingblock, a securities lending exchange for digital assets, has partnered with digital assets custodian Vo1t to provide a cold storage capability for clients. »

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Swiss crypto asset manager to launch fully-regulated tokenised fund

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:45

SwissOne Capital, an asset management company specialising in crypto, is to launch what it says is the market’s first tokenised and fully-regulated index fund.   »

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Mint Exchange now live for institutional trading of cryptocurrencies

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:43

Cryptocurrency clearinghouse Mint Exchange is now live providing access to all major exchanges, brokers and market makers through a single account.   »

Anthony Amicangioli, HPR

HPR launches Omnibot network switch for electronic trading

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:35

HPR (Hyannis Port Research), a provider of capital markets infrastructure (CMI) technologies, has launched Omnibot, a new networking device that integrates market access, risk management, data and latency capture functionality into a multi-application switch. »

Anik Sen, PineBridge

High-conviction opportunities emerge from rising dispersion among assets, says PineBridge

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:27

The need for selectivity among investors will be in greater focus in 2019, according to PineBridge Investments (PineBridge), an investment manager with USD91.4 billion in assets under management. »

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Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 2.07 per cent in October

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:23

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -2.07 per cent in October, largely underperforming the 1.04 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

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BTIG launches commercial mortgage-backed securities trading

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:52

BTIG’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities division has added a Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities desk led by Weston Friedman. »

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New EY survey highlights challenges and changes facing alternative asset management industry

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:50

Private equity and hedge fund managers alike are finding their investor base is challenging what products fit best within their portfolio and, in many cases, no longer want a “one size fits all”, according to EY’s 12th annual Hedge Fund Survey, which has been released under the new name of the Global Alternatives Survey. »

Juan Alcaraz, Allfunds

Swiss bank Schwyzer Kantonalbank selects Allfunds Bank as its fund distribution platform

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:44

Schwyzer Kantonalbank has selected Allfunds as its B2B fund platform partner, becoming its provider to access third party mutual funds. »

Oded Weiss, Temenos

Curo to adopt Temenos fund admin platform

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:41

Temenos has formed a new partnership with Curo Fund Services, a South African third party administrator and provider of investment operations and fund accounting services to life companies, asset managers and multi-managers, with assets under administration of more than USD150 billion. »

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