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14:00 November 2nd 2009 in News, Events

Forex Network Shanghai in Two Weeks

With a keynote address from a senior representative of the Peoples' Bank of China and a host of other excellent speakers from the buy and sell side, the Profit & Loss Forex Network season is looking to go out on a ...

13:00 October 26th 2009 in News, Events

ISDA Welcomes EC Report - with Caution

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has welcomed the European Commission's recognition of the important role derivatives play in the economy, as expressed in its communication released last Tuesday (20 October), outlining future policy actions on derivatives markets. "ISDA and ...
The state of California is suing State Street Corp. for $200 million, alleging it "ripped off" two pension funds by overcharging on foreign exchange trades since 2001. Attorney General Edmund Brown Jr last Tuesday (20 October) filed suit against State Street for committing "...
A Florida-based money manager was sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday for orchestrating a Ponzi fraud scheme that took in $44 million from investors by purporting to make profits from currency trading. Michael Riolo of Boca Raton was sentenced to 293 ...

13:00 October 12th 2009 in News, Events

Gold Futures Hit New High

Gold futures rose to an all-time high above $1,060 an ounce on Thursday as persistent dollar weakness increased bullion's appeal as a hedge against losses in dollar-denominated assets. The move for gold came as the dollar slumped on a report suggesting ...
The debate over the future of the OTC markets continued last week in the US, with the Managed Funds Association (MFA) providing testimony to a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Reform of the Over-the-Counter Derivative Market: Limiting Risk and ...

13:00 October 5th 2009 in News, Events

Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest

The 6th Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest to benefit A Leg To Stand On promises to be the best yet. This unique event brings together members of the hedge fund and financial industries for a night of rock and roll performances ...
Craig Donohue, CEO of CME Group, made the keynote address at Profit & Loss' Forex Network Chicago last week and unveiled what sources close to the Merc refer to as a "statement of intent" over its plans for OTC clearing. Addressing ...
Thirty-five global regulatory bodies have announced they are to establish the OTC Derivatives Regulators' Forum to encourage more open communication within the industry while promoting consistent standards. International regulators have been meeting periodically since the brginning of this year to ...
SunGard will be hosting a webcast on Wednesday 30 September entitled: What happens next in FX margining and risk management?' Colin Lambert, editor of Profit & Loss magazine and Jim Dennelly, SunGard Sierra vice president, will discuss market challenges in FX ...