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Alaska SWF spends $240m on sys macro in Q1

Aspect Capital, IPM were among those under consideration


ISAM CCO leaves role to become teacher

Monica Comyns departs firm after eight months

Ex-Armajaro ops head joins start-up QuanVolve as COO

Ex-Balyasny PM preps ‘high-octane’ market-neutral quant fund



SteppenWolf Capital hires ex-Tages risk head

Sameer Saifan takes newly created CRO role due to firm growth and strong demand fro CTA strategy


CFTC opens access for US customers to Indian futures

Grants NSE regulatory relief under part 30 exemptive program


Cboe and IHS Markit launch corporate bond index futures

Firms team up with BlackRock to produce centrally-cleared futures referencing iBoxx credit ETFs


SocGen taps ABN Amro global prime clearing director

Gildas Le Treut joins rival bank as managing director


Dalton launches systematic global macro fund

Recently hired portfolio manager Thomas Dionysopoulos to lead strategy


Winton’s Harding slips down UK hedge fund rich list

Lower profits take toll on noted philanthropist’s personal wealth


Niederhoffer outlines strategy shift into crypto assets

Started to add digital currencies to Optimal Fund in August


Fort names ex-Fortress liquid markets chief as president

Stuart Bohart joins $5.4bn CTA, head of IR and GC also appointed


Dynamic Capital closes London office

Senior staff depart as quant fund restructures


Fulcrum trend fund moves into alt markets

Becomes latest CTA manager to diversify into non-traditional assets




China opens iron ore futures to foreign traders

China is opening its iron ore futures market to foreign traders on 4 May. The move closely follows the launch


Former LME director Reinert joins Arion board

Takes up non-exec role at metals-focused commodities fund


GAM Systematic Cantab wins $200m Illinois Teachers mandate

US pension started wave of allocations to CTA strategies in mid-2015


Kaminski joins AlphaSimplex as chief research strategist

Former Campbell & Co director joins $7bn manager from MIT


Geospatial receives £3.5m venture capital injection for AI

Alt data firm announces investment from Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund and VenturesOne