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Hedge fund manager launches mass market trading apps

Service for simplified FX and CFD trading launched this month


News round-up: Fortress president Stuart Bohart leaves firm

Pershing Holdings falls 9.2% in August; Hedge funds beat market rout; and more…

5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: Extending the passport and AIFMD one year on

Key AIFMD issues range from passport extensions to reporting problems and reverse inquiry grey areas



HFs rush to European stocks amid US/China sell-off

Buying activity towards end of Aug reverses net selling from June onwards


Opers appoints Richard Shafer as CIO

Acting CIO appointed following year-long spell in role


UK in renewed bid to stop Mifid II dealing commission ban

Esma set for crunch board meeting this month


Tenor Capital tops asset target for arbitration fund

New York manager closed niche vehicle with $170m


SS&C snaps up software firm as acquisition spree rolls on

Firm buys Varden Technologies


KeyQuant launches Cayman CTA fund

The Key Trends 15 Fund launched this week with $16m


Connecticut pension halves BlueCrest FoHF investment

BlueCrest hit by redemptions after Albourne recommendation


Experts call for pan-European alt credit passport

Lawyers want carve out for AIFs, Ucits and Eltifs


ConceptONE managing director departs

Gary Kaminsky leaves after two years at regulatory firm


John Paulson’s merger arb Ucits doubles capacity

$19bn New York firm’s $1.1bn liquid alts fund now has $2bn “soft limit”




News round-up: Ex-Credit Suisse pro to launch quant fund

Puerto Rico to open restructure talks with hedge funds; Visium healthcare fund up 11.2% YTD; and more…


Aberdeen completes private equity specialist acquisition

One of Scotland-headquartered asset manager’s two alts deals, Arden expected to close by year-end


Sinopac quant fund up 20% this year on Asian volatility

Greater China-focused strategy has been on Deutsche platform for one year


Esma launches final Mifid II consultation on trading rules

Regulator wants views on three key topics


Esma extends Greek short selling ban by one month

Athens’ traders banned from shorting since June