Hedge funds are positioning for a spike in volatility in healthcare, energy, financials and tech as the US presidential election gathers pace.
Proprietary trading firm Capitalead has expanded its use of Vela’s DMA Platform to access global futures and options markets.
Velox Clearing has appointed brokerage industry veteran Michael Higgins as its Chief Executive Officer.
FXCM Group has launched an API-powered integration with TradingView, an all-in-one financial platform for traders in the equity, cryptocurrency, futures, and FX markets.
IQ-EQ has acquired Blue River Partners (Blue River), a US provider of outsourced solutions to alternative asset managers in a deal that IQ_EQ says makes it a major player in the US private equity and hedge fund services market.
Electroneum has expanded its global trading presence by partnering with BiKi, a Top 20 cryptocurrency exchange on CoinMarketCap.
Tullow Oil, the London-listed oil and gas explorer shorted by several major hedge funds, has seen a further slump in its share price this week.
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returned 8.67 per cent in 2019, supported by the risk-on sentiment among investors and positive geopolitical developments throughout the year.
Matchbook, the talent marketplace for the financial services industry, has entered into a strategic alliance with Argyll & Buchanan (A&B), a provider of prime brokerage solutions for startup and emerging managers, to provide clients with best-in-class recruiting technology and executive search services to help them grow their business.
In the second instalment of his monthly blog, Joel Press, formerly a senior partner and Head of the Global Hedge Fund Practice at Ernst & Young, and a leading voice on hedge fund operations and co-ordination services, talks through how to go about building a successful team and putting the right infrastructure in place…