The Parker FX Index showed a -0.77% loss for the month of
September, trimming the year-to-date return down to 1.44%.
On a risk-adjusted basis, the Index was down -0.35% in
September. The median return for the month was -0.50%, while the ...
Campbell & Company
has opened an office in New York City, marking its first expansion beyond its
headquarters in Baltimore.
Campbell says that it
opened its new office in Midtown Manhattan in order to facilitate meetings and
better serve its base ...
Two associations representing the
alternative investment industry have formed a steering group to help the two
bodies work closer together.
The Alternative Investment Management
Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA) have formed a joint Global Steering
Group (GSG) ...
Christian Johnson has
joined Warrington Asset Management
as global head of strategic business development.
Johnson has a 25-year
history in the alternative investments industry, beginning his career with
Prudential-Bache Securities in 1990 in the futures research department under
the guidance of ...
Northern Trust has launched CompleteFX,
a stand-alone FX product for investment managers that offers outsourced FX
processing and execution services.
CompleteFX is designed to be a fully customised
service and technology platform that combines the operational capabilities of
Northern Trusts’ ...
The Parker FX Index
rose 0.4% in August, for a year-to-date return of 2.39%.
On a risk-adjusted
basis, the Index was up +0.18%, for +1.9% year-to-date, the median return for
the month was +0.38%, while the performance ranged from a high of +7.95% to a
derivatives broker, Coquest has announced the launch of Coquest Advisors, an
independent research and advisory firm that will provide due diligence on
commodity trading advisors and hedge funds and target the most talented
investment managers for its clients.
Challenging market conditions made for a tough month for
CTAs and resulted in all of Newedge’s CTA indices ending August in negative
This change in momentum comes after Profit & Loss reported that the Newedge
CTA indices all showed ...
Currency hedge funds posted an aggregate gain in July, according to the latest data from Parker Global Strategies, when the Federal Reserve took a more upbeat tone on the US economy and Greece made a last minute deal on its ...
A new survey says that 44% of buy-side
managers use completely manual or mostly manual processes to manage complex swaps. In addition, the survey, carried out by
SimCorp, says more than 50% still rely on manual intervention in a
semi-automated process.The ...