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LedgerX wins CFTC approval for cryptocurrency options exchange

Digital currency derivatives ‘milestone’ compared to launch of currency futures in 1972


Man Group’s FoHF launches crisis risk offset Alpha Protect

FRM opened vehicle earlier this year as CRO concept gains interest among institutional investors

Dalton Strategic to build out systematic macro business

Hires Advenis Investment Managers quant head Thomas Dionysopoulos



Investors pull assets from CTAs for second month

Sentiment towards managed futures remains negative in June


Aspect opens two risk premia strategies to investors

Aspect Absolute Return and Aspect Core Trend High Volatility funds will leverage firm’s existing programmes


Investors to boost quant strategy allocations

But hedge fund investor interest in CTAs this year flatlines


Wedbush futures unit announces collaboration with RCM

Tom Anderson and Tom Chlada to join Chicago-based introducing broker


Ex-Commonwealth Bank head launches discretionary macro firm

Bamboo Trading charges a 20% performance fee with no management fee


Molinero Capital teams up with BayWa in research partnership

US CTA will provide actionable insight into non-fundamental price moves


Commodity-focused Arctic Blue sold to H20

Jean-Jacques Duhot’s systematic CTA joins $14.6bn investment manager


Final week reversals erase June gains for CTAs

Monthly losses pushes the SocGen CTA index down 3.5% YTD


AHL names Forterre and Sargaison as co-CEOs

Granger promoted to CIO of Man Group’s $19bn quant unit


Aon Hewitt adds 17 CTAs to MAP

ADG, Dunn, Crabel, and Graham among confirmed managers on Vision platform




Aspect taps Trium for sales pro

Lukasz Wojtowicz swaps $300m manager for $6bn CTA


Rotella partners with Tages for Ucits launch

Tages Rotella Ucits will launch with a minimum of $28.5m


Shinhan and Cathay Futures join Singapore exchange

Takes derivatives market’s total trading members to 59


Winton targets UK institutions with absolute return Ucits

The Absolute Return Futures Fund will launch on 3 July


SS&C appeal over Tillage cyber-security suit fails

Lawsuit against administration giant to proceed