Pension fund demand for CTAs rises, DB survey finds

But appetite for strategy among hedge fund investors overall falls back

AQR and Welton execs re-elected to NFA board

Douglas Bry and Brendan Kalb represent CTAs and hedge funds on the board

Graham Capital taps Systematica for IR pro

Laura Sheehy joins Ken Tropin’s firm in New York

Graham Capital taps Systematica for IR pro

Laura Sheehy joins Ken Tropin’s firm in New York

Temenos in advanced talks to buy Fidessa

Swiss banking software specialist tables cash offer for trading software firm

Commodities start-up Arion preps US push

Ex-Morgan Stanley pro’s metals fund registers with US futures regulators



Eastern horizons

A series of developments in China herald more opportunities to trade and raise funds. Is it time to Enter the Dragon?


Manager survey: State of the industry

CTAs enter 2018 with improved performance, asset inflows and more positive expectations for the year ahead

Inside Winton’s data hive

Carly Minsky examines how a spin-out from the quant giant is fusing crowdsourcing and AI to solve complex data problems