May 15, 2015

CoalDuet Group, a London-based alternative asset manager, has appointed Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees as senior managing directors and co-chief investment officers of the Duet Natural Resources fund.

May 14, 2015

Shanghai Hong Kong Stock ConnectHedge funds have explored territory where Ucits funds feared to tread. China-focused hedgies have enthusiastically participated in the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme, a stock market trading link, figures suggest.

May 07, 2015

Solar panelsThere has been a marked improvement in hedge fund managers’ approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, says asset manager Unigestion.

May 06, 2015

IndicesLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the largest providers of traditional passive funds in the UK pensions market, saw a net outflow of £1.5 billion (€2 billion) in its index business for the three months ending March 31.

Apr 27, 2015

ETF tradingWhile much has been made that today is the 15th anniversary of the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), Deutsche Börse was the first European exchange to list such a product.

Apr 17, 2015

EMEAState Street Corporation has hired Alex Lawton as senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Apr 16, 2015

Exchange2Consulting firm Mercer has entered into an agreement with Abel Noser Solutions (ANS), to offer its Foreign Exchange Trade Cost Analysis (FX TCA) solution.

Apr 13, 2015

RiskBATS Chi-X Europe, an exchange provider, has linked up with ICAP, a broker, to provide anonymous clearing for equity-based exchange-for-physical (EFP) contracts.

Apr 10, 2015

Travelers chequesAfter a number of scandals, confidence in foreign exchange execution is at an all-time low. Nicholas Pratt examines whether it is time for some sweeping changes and new trading models.

Apr 10, 2015

Hugh PrendergastFunds Europe talks to Pioneer Investments’ Hugh Prendergast about new thinking on asset allocation and risk management and embracing new sources of returns.