trading

Apr 15, 2016

Fabio di GiansantePioneer Investments believes its market neutral European Equity strategy is differentiated from competition due to a team approach to finding alpha across 13 different alpha sources.

Apr 15, 2016

ProppingMerger arbitrage, an original darling of hedge fund strategies, has gone through some tough times. With Ucits versions of the strategy liquidating, David Stevenson asks if there is still any interest.

Apr 04, 2016

Under reviewThe Securities and Exchange Commission is reported to have launched an investigation into government debt trades made by two former JPMorgan Chase & Co employees while they were at the investment bank.

Mar 30, 2016

Pie chartLondon-based investment manager, Omni Partners, has launched its existing offshore fund, the Omni Macro Fund, in a Ucits format.

Mar 17, 2016

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Boerse will create one of the largest exchanges in the world through their so-called “merger of equals” announced yesterday.

Mar 17, 2016

GavelA former Schroders equities trader pleaded guilty to nine counts of insider dealing this week, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Mar 16, 2016

Cyber crimeThe growth of cyber crime increasingly imperils the financial services sector, risking assets and reputations. Banks are investing millions in security systems, but are funds keeping up? Kit Klarenberg investigates.

Mar 16, 2016

FearThe ‘VIX trade’ could become relevant again if volatility continues to rise, and a particular Lyxor ETF would benefit. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the ‘fear’ index and its investable offshoot, Enhanced Roll.

Mar 16, 2016

Stormy cloudsWith new players entering the exchange-traded funds market, David Stevenson asks providers which strategies they are employing in a volatile market.

Mar 16, 2016

EU flagThe year-long delay of MiFID II implementation was initially seen as a welcome breathing space, but it could prove unhelpful if Brussels does not sign off on the directive’s rules in the next few weeks, says Nicholas Pratt.

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