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Survey: Corporates to Increase FX Hedging Activity in 2015 Corporate firms are expected to increase both their level of international trade and their FX hedging activity in 2015, according to a new study from payment and risk management firm, AFEX.In its Currency Risk Outlook Survey, 48% of AFEX clients say ...
Insch Teams Up With Valbury

20:13 August 13th 2015 in News, Buy Side

Insch Teams Up With Valbury

Insch Capital Management has entered into a commercial joint venture with Valbury Capital, the London-based FCA regulated broker.Starting September 1, the new, non-exclusive, partnership will extend the potential distribution of the restructured Insch Insight Ltd gold fund (Goldilocks) to Valbury’...
Report: Buy Side Burden Grows Following Sell-Side Retreat from PB and Clearing Object Trading has released a new report highlighting the challenges facing buy side firms in accessing financial markets as changing cost pressures are forcing sell side firms to retreat from offering prime brokerage and clearing services.For the report, Object ...
Currency Trading Boosts 2015 Managed Futures Data A strong performance in July, driven largely by currency trading, means that the Newedge CTA indices are positive for the year so far.Following a mixed six months, the Newedge CTA Index recorded a performance of +3.01% in July, leading to ...
Standard Life Investments Strengthens Macro Capabilities Investment manager Standard Life Investments has added to its macro investing capabilities with the appointment of Shayne Dunlap and Richard Marshall to the Absolute Return Government Bond Fund (ARGBF) team.The firm says the two men bring considerable expertise and ...
Fortress Reveals Second Quarter Struggles at Macro Fund Hedge fund group Fortress Investment has announced its second quarter results, showing continued struggles for its macro fund which was managed by former Citi global head of FX Jeff Feig before he exited the fund last month.  Fortress’ results show ...
RBC GAM Unveils EMFX Fund

09:21 July 29th 2015 in News, Buy Side

RBC GAM Unveils EMFX Fund

RBC Global Asset Management has announced the launch of the RBC Emerging Markets Foreign Exchange Fund.“At RBC Global Asset Management, we continually strive to meet the evolving needs of our clients by providing them with new and innovative investment ...
Manulife Asset Management Appoints Head Currency Trader Manulife Asset Management has hired Jason Fromer as managing director and head currency trader, a new position at the firm. The appointment was effective July 6. Based in the firm's Boston office, Fromer reports to John Addeo, senior managing director and ...
Eleven major European asset managers have set out a number of recommendations to enhance the systemic safety and soundness of central clearing in Europe in a letter to EU Commissioner Jonathan Hill. The issues of central clearing counterparty (CCP) risk, ...
Moves to eradicate manipulation in the popular WM/Reuters FX benchmark rates have created opportunities for proprietary trading firms to trade more profitably, according to new research from Pragma Securities. Recent changes to the calculation of the WM/Reuters rate, ...