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Clearing OTC derivatives through CCPs could hurt smaller hedge funds

Forcing smaller hedge funds to clear over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives through a central counterparty clearing house (CCP) is misguided and could prove rather costly.

Posted on: 21 Jan, 2011

Hedge fund managers encouraged to use business identifier codes

Hedge fund managers have been encouraged to get a BIC or Business Identifier Code if they want to reduce the possibility of trade settlement failures.

Posted on: 14 Jan, 2011

Portfolio risk management system for carbon-related securities unveiled

South African-based technology firm Risk 101 has launched a portfolio risk management product for carbon-related securities – a trading market it sees as having significant growth potential.

Posted on: 13 Jan, 2011

BBH unveils securities lending mobile application for iPhone and Blackberry

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) has launched a securities lending mobile application for the iPhone and Blackberry.

Posted on: 11 Jan, 2011

LCH Clearnet makes senior US sales and marketing hire for SwapClear

LCH.Clearnet has appointed Floyd Converse as head of sales and marketing in the US for its interest rate swap (IRS) clearing service, SwapClear.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2011

SEI enhances pricing and valuation validation system for managers

SEI has enhanced its asset pricing and valuation validation solution for investment managers.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2011

Regulation and growth will lead to back office transformation

The influx of regulation and the renewed growth in the investment management industry could deliver a “one-two punch” for fund administrators in 2011, according to Confluence, a provider of automated data management services.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2011

Deutsche Bank launches prime services app for the Ipad and Iphone

Deutsche Bank’s Global Prime Finance business has unveiled a prime services mobile application for the iPad and Iphone.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2011

Eurex total trading volume at 2.64 billion contracts in 2010

The international derivatives markets of Eurex Group ended 2010 with a turnover of approximately 2.64 billion contracts, compared with 2.65 billion in 2009.

Posted on: 03 Jan, 2011

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