Contributed by Shaun Murray, CEO at Margin Reform, here’s a handy chart (pdf) to show the UMR Jurisdiction and the local jurisdiction updates.
Event-driven funds were the worst performers in the first half of the year, losing 9.6%. Relative-value funds posted the smallest decline, at 5.1%. The losses for the period were the steepest ever in data going back to 2008, according to Hedge Fund Research data released Wednesday.
The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) has completed the implementation of the third phase of its Financial Safeguards Framework (FSF) which aims to shield it and its members from market volatility.
It’s uncontroversial to say that financial markets transparency in Europe has so far failed. Launched in 2018, the current transparency regime has created fixed income and derivatives trade data that is mostly unusable, say participants
Market maker Flow Traders has confirmed it has been appointed Tier 1 lead liquidity provider for Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing’s (HKEX) new suite of MSCI-based derivatives.