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Hedge funds in the index reported an aggregate loss of 1.33% in October with 36 out of 54 reporting losses in the month. The performance for October ranged from a high of +4.36% to a low of -9.50%, says Parker, which does not disclose ...
Henderson Global Investors has confirmed it has closed its Global Currency fund and that its five member currency team headed by Bob Arends have left the firm. Henderson launched the fund after the Amsterdam-based team joined from Fortis Bank in ...
Paresh Upadhyaya has left Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was head of Americas G10 FX strategy to join Pioneer Investment Management Co. as a director of foreign exchange. Upadhyaya joined the bank in New York last year from ...
Medibank will use Bloomberg’s FXGO function to manage its FX risk, execute FX trades and get requests for quotes in spot, forwards, swaps, options and deposits. Medibank already uses the Bloomberg Professional service to research global news, data and ...
Plantation, Fla-based TradeStation Group has acquired IBFX Holdings, the parent of the Interbank FX group of companies, including Interbank FX and IBFX Australia, for $17 million. Salt Lake City, UT-based IBFX Holdings is a provider of foreign exchange trading services to 27,000 ...
The outsourced platform is customisable and allows brokers to diversify their product range and offer retail clients FX options trading with no margin calls. The options trading platform was developed in partnership with FX Bridge Technologies Corp., which has worked ...
FXCM Trading Station Web provides easy access to the forex market, combining uncomplicated trader functionality with an advanced graphical user interface, the company says.   The platform was built using an Abobe Flex open source application framework. With no downloads necessary, ...
The Trade Leaders Investment Program, launched in 2010, allows investors to follow and automatically execute the trades of top-performing traders tracked on Currensee’s platform. About a dozen of the best performing traders, or trade leaders, are picked from the thousands ...

15:15 January 4th 2012 in Analysis, Markets

Market of the Month

By Derek Halpenny, European Head of Global Currency Research, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd On 30 November the Japanese government confirmed that it had conducted intervention through the Bank of Japan, selling a total of JPY 9,091.6 billion for foreign currency – probably ...

15:15 November 8th 2011 in Analysis, Markets

HFT: Just One of the Gang

In the June issue of Profit & Loss, we asked the question: Is high frequency trading still a pariah? The question was pertinent, coming as it did, one year after the Flash Crash in US equity markets, but chose to focus ...