GAM Systematic business development head departs

Genia Diamond is first former Cantab partner to leave since GAM acquisition

Rational Funds launches NuWave mutual fund

Enhanced market opportunity fund mixes equity and managed futures

Abingdon to close as founder joins ex-Graham PM’s start-up

Stephen Klein joins Mistell Management as COO

CME Group makes approach for Michael Spencer’s Nex Group

Futures exchanges approaches $3.6bn London firm which has acquired a number of hedge fund vendors

Coinfloor to launch London-based crypto futures exchange

Crypto exchange will provide physical settlement of contracts

UBS clearing head Edward Pla elected FIA chairman

Replaces Goldman’s Michael Dawley who is retiring from investment bank

Hehmeyer Trading + Investments launches crypto fund

Former NFA chairman’s firm debuts virtual currency index fund

RJO taps LME for business development SVP

Elena Patimova joins US futures broker’s London affiliate

Graham adds third fund to Ucits range

Launches directional macro strategy on Irish platform

LJM sued by Wells Fargo over missed margin payments

FCM claims Chicago CTA failed to cover losses in breach of contract

Virtual currencies are commodities, US federal judge rules

CFTC can regulate cryptocurrencies but jurisdictional questions still remain

Pension funds most hungry for CTAs and systematic macro, Credit Suisse survey finds

But overall net investor demand for managed futures has swung negative YoY

Trend-followers suffer worst month in 15 years

Biggest systematic CTAs averaged 8% loss in February, SG index shows

Man quant alternative assets rise 13% in Q4

AHL funds drove group performance fee income in 2017, full year results show

Millburn soft-closes commodity program

Connecticut quant manager to shut to new inflows tomorrow

In pictures: The CTA Intelligence US Awards 2018

Honouring the industry’s top performers and outstanding service providers

Fort, Tenacis win Maryland mandates

Pension ups macro, CTA investments in absolute return portfolio changes

Institutional appetite for CTAs greatest in Emea

Interest in managed futures lowest in Americas, JP Morgan survey finds