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Gabelli launches Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust on LSE

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 06:00

Gabelli Funds has completed the offering of a London Stock Exchange listed closed-end fund, The Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust (GVP), the firm’s first direct entry to the UK investment community. »

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Ossiam launches Shiller Barclays CAPE Sector Value Europe ETF

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 09:00

Smart beta investment manager Ossiam has listed a new UCITS-compliant exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the Shiller Barclays CAPE Europe Sector Value Net TR Index on the London Stock Exchange  »

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CIBC gives Canadians a winter break on ETF trading commissions

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:00

CIBC has introduced commission-free online trading on almost 2,000 ETFs until 31 March, 2015 for all CIBC Investor's Edge clients.  »

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Two new iShares ETFs launched on Xetra

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 12:00

Two new iShares ETFs – the iShares Euro Corporate Bond BBB-BB UCITS ETF and the iShares US Equity Buyback Achievers UCITS ETF – have begun trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment on Xetra. »

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AlgoTrades Partners with Interactive Brokers Canada to offer automated trading of futures & ETFs

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 14:00

AlgoTrades has partnered with Interactive Brokers Canada to offer Canadian investors access to an automated investing system for the trading of futures and exchange traded funds (ETFs). »

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Deutsche Bank and BayernLB execute first OTC trades on Bloomberg to clear at Eurex Clearing

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 06:00

Deutsche Bank and BayernLB have executed the first trades on Bloomberg to be cleared via EurexOTC Clear for IRS.  »

S&P Capital IQ Special Report

Can credit signals be a canary in the coalmine for equity investors?

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:01

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ »

Luxembourg

Fundsquare signs partnership agreement with Numen

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:00

Luxembourg Stock Exchange subsidiary Fundsquare has signed a strategic partnership with Numen, the European specialist in document process outsourcing and dematerialisation.  »

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Forex broker Armada Markets reports record trading volume of USD23.3bn in October

Tue, 04/11/2014 - 14:30

Armada Markets, a global spot forex broker, has reported a record USD23.3 billion trading volume for October, which is 103 per cent higher compared to October 2013 and 14 per cent higher compared to the previous month. »

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DigitalTangible launches physical gold and bitcoin trading services in Asia

Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:44

Global bitcoin-gold platform DigitalTangible has expanded its offerings into Asia with new partner Melotic, allowing customers to trade their bitcoin and gold on the new Chinese crypto-gold trading platform. »

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Northern Trust launches Target2 Securities strategy

Fri, 26/09/2014 - 10:30

Northern Trust has launched the Target2 Securities (T2S) strategy, designed to offer clients an enhanced range of asset safety holding structures, liquidity assurance and liquidity products. »

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Scivantage adds OptionsPlay Ideas to investment platform

Thu, 25/09/2014 - 14:28

Scivantage has added equities and options investing tool OptionsPlay Ideas to its investment platform. »

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Thailand's SCB Asset Management live on Multi-Asset Charles River IMS

Thu, 18/09/2014 - 06:02

SCB Asset Management Company (SCBAM) now is live on the Charles River Investment Management Solution for automated portfolio management, execution management, and compliance monitoring. »

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Olean Capital Management launches CTA

Fri, 12/09/2014 - 15:00

Olean Capital Management CTA, in conjunction with Armory Advisors, has launched Olean Capital Management CTA, Systematic FX Trading Program, tailored to family offices, ultra-high net worth individuals and institutions. »

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PrivatEquity.biz expands UK operations

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 16:05

PrivatEquity.biz, the first secondary market trading platform in Israel, is expanding its activities in the UK. »

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SimCorp clients live with latest EMIR trade reporting requirements

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 14:05

Following the second compliance deadline for reporting derivatives trades to a trade repository (TR), SimCorp clients have met the requirements as set out under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »

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China Finance Online launches web-based securities trading service platform

Mon, 18/08/2014 - 12:08

China Finance Online has launched China's first independent web-based securities trading platform, Zhengquantong (Securities Master), on the financial portals it operates, www.jrj.com and www.stockstar.com. »

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CapitalManhattan adds Executive account to retail trading division

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 16:00

Online brokerage and wealth management house Capital Manhattan is to launch the Executive account, an intermediate-level, day trading account to complement its retail trading division. »

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CapitalManhattan.com launches VIP Trading Account

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 10:30

Capital Manhattan is accepting early registration for its VIP Trading Account, scheduled for inauguration in early autumn 2014. »

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Niemann to provide trade signals to United Capital for ETF managed portfolios

Mon, 23/06/2014 - 06:04

Niemann Capital Management, an exchange traded fund (ETF) managed strategist that invests in opportunities around the world for high-net-worth investors and institutions, is to provide ETF trade signals to United Capital. »

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Vehicle-neutral UMAs are fastest-growing MAP, says Cerulli

Mon, 09/06/2014 - 15:35

Vehicle-neutral unified managed accounts (UMAs) are the fastest-growing managed accounts programme over the past three years, according to research from Cerulli Associates. »

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Sprott selects SSCNet for automated settlement notification

Thu, 29/05/2014 - 12:26

Sprott Asset Management has selected SS&C Technologies’ SSCNet for automated settlement notification. »

Australia

OANDA launches in Australia

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 14:05

OANDA, a provider of foreign exchange trading services, has opened an office in Australia. »

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Saxo Bank adds stock options trading to its multi-asset platform

Thu, 01/05/2014 - 06:30

Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, has launched stock options trading on its platform for retail and institutional investors. »

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AlgoTrades launches automated ETF trading system for individual investors

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 16:00

AlgoTrades has launched an automated exchange-traded fund system designed to allow ordinary investors to take advantage of underlying market trends in the way that professional investors do. »

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FXCM launches micro CFDs

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:08

FXCM, a provider of foreign exchange trading and related services, has enhanced its Contracts for Difference (CFDs) offering by reducing the tradable size to one-tenth its current value. »

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OANDA partners with BeeksFX to offer retail traders lower latency

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 10:11

OANDA, a provider of foreign exchange trading services, has partnered with BeeksFX to provide data centre access to customers of OANDA’s trading platform. »

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Invesco selects Portware for global multi-asset trading

Thu, 30/01/2014 - 11:14

Invesco Ltd has selected Portware Enterprise as the centralised hub for execution management across all of its asset classes. »

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Retail investors accounted for 24 per cent of US options trading in 2013

Wed, 22/01/2014 - 10:12

US retail investors are accelerating their use of listed options as part of strategies to manage risk, in stock replacement strategies and as part of more complex strategies traditionally used by institutional investors. »

New York Stock Exchange

GSAM launches first closed-end fund

Wed, 27/11/2013 - 12:15

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched the Goldman Sachs MLP Income Opportunities Fund, which is now trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GMZ. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Nominations for the 3rd edition of the Wealth Adviser Awards, which recognise excellence among wealth managers and service providers including trust companies, law and accounting firms, is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony in London. ... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… ... »

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