Facebook for Forex cuts the costs of FX bargains: An Integral part of business

Integral has a simple idea: to cut the cost of foreign exchange trading by using technology to widen the number of counterparties market participants can do business with.

Posted on: 20 Jan, 2011

Remuneration: Another attack on the hedge fund industry

Stifling innovation and industry in the financial heart of London appears to be a recreation of choice among some figures in the European Union (EU) at the moment.

Posted on: 20 Jan, 2011
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Moving onto clearing: Hedge funds entering into unchartered territory

Assessing the potential impact central counterparty clearing (CCP) will have on hedge fund operations is a bit like stepping into the unknown.

Posted on: 14 Jan, 2011
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Nobody's puppet marketer

The hedge fund industry continues to attract capital, but in modest amounts, and at speeds which are uncomfortably slow.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2011

How to market a fund successfully in Asia

Triple A Partners is a third party marketing organisation based in Hong Kong. Its CEO Paul Smith told COOConnect that Asian investors are little different from their counterparts in Europe and North America.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2011

BBH’s Christine Donovan puts the record straight on her future

Securities lending industry insiders were surprised by news that industry legend Christine Donovan might be leaving Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH), where her longstanding vision of how business should be conducted has proved admirably

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2010

Broker of choice

Merlin Securities is a six year old introducing broker that specialises in helping hedge funds find the right prime brokerage and trading services, including access to best execution irrespective of the instrument and the execution venue.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2010

Need for Speed: Providing real-time information to algorithmic traders

Light travelling around the Earth’s equator, a house fly’s wing flap and the time taken by the human brain to recognise the emotion on a facial expression – all of these events take milliseconds to occur.

Posted on: 26 Nov, 2010

When it hits the fan: Are hedge funds prepared to deal with the AIFM?

The EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) directive was passed on November 11 by the European Parliament.

Posted on: 19 Nov, 2010
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CEO Akhshaya Bhargava on the Butterfield Fulcrum managed accounts platform

It is not hard to see why hedge fund managers are unenthusiastic about managed accounts.

Posted on: 01 Aug, 2010


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