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Hedge funds up 0.89 per cent in March, says Eurekahedge

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 13:49

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 0.89 per cent in February, bringing its year-to-date return to 3.26 per cent, according to the March 2019 Eurekahedge Report. »

Justin Wheatley, StatPro

StatPro appoints Sales Director, Asia Pacific

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:39

StatPro Group, an AIM-listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has appointed Michael Anderson CFA as Sales Director for the Asia Pacific region. »

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FX-specialist Cobalt strengthens team

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:36

Cobalt, a foreign exchange (FX) infrastructure based on shared ledger and high performance technology, has hired five experienced professionals to lead its drive to ‘re-engineer the FX market’. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire Consulting

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 0.56 per cent in February

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:29

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.56 per cent in February, slightly underperforming the 0.63 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.  »

Amit Patel, Invictus

Veteran distressed investment team launches Invictus Global Management

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:27

Experienced distressed investment specialists Amit Patel and Cindy Chen Delano, formerly of Whitebox Advisors, have launched Invictus, an alternative asset management firm built to employ a fundamental, event-driven approach to investing across distressed credit and related special situations opportunities. »

Peter Reitz, EEX

EEX reconfirms support for the development of national ETS in China

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:26

In a three-day technical workshop, EEX has engaged with staff of Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (CNEEEX) and other Chinese stakeholders, sharing its experience in the operation and supervision of an emissions trading platform.  »

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Hedge fund redemptions down from December high but trend continues in January

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:24

Hedge fund redemptions slowed from their December pace in January, but persisted for a fifth straight month, driven by a fourth-quarter stock market plunge and investor concerns over global trade disputes and a possible global economic slowdown. »

Stuart Platt-Ransom, Oak Group

New private client, corporate services and fund administration group launches

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 14:35

Oak Trust Group, Consortia and Kreston IOM, which between them have offices in Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta and Mauritius – have come together to form Oak, a new private client, corporate services and fund administration group. »

Izabela Olszewska, GPW

GPW to offer new derivatives

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 14:23

The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) is planning to introduce to trading new derivatives to address the needs of market participants. Futures on shares of LPP with a new multiplier of 1 and futures on shares of 11 BIT Studios with a new multiplier of 10 will be introduced to trading. »

Cecile Nagel, EuroCCP

EuroCCP to provide post-trade services to Aquis Exchange, Cboe Europe Equities and Turquoise

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 14:20

EuroCCP, an equities clearinghouse, has obtained the necessary regulatory approvals to provide post-trade services to the EU-based entities of Aquis Exchange, Cboe Europe Equities and Turquoise. »

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