By Colin Lloyd North Korean missile tests Hurricane Harvey Jackson Hole Symposium There was a lull in North Korean missile tests until 26th August but financial markets paid them little heed. The Federal Reserve Jackson Hole Symposium was eagerly anticipated but yielded little forward guidance. The Euro continued to climb since Draghi failed to ‘talk.
RSRCHXchange has released its latest whitepaper on research unbundling under MiFID II In partnership with Survation, RSRCHX has released the results of its survey of over 450 different asset management firms. The whitepaper reveals insight to research budgets and methods of consumption from 562 respondents. With 85% of respondents stating they’d struggle in being compliant.
By Colin Lloyd June was a relatively muted month for financial markets with stocks making fractional new highs for the year. Bond markets saw yields increasing moderately in line with the more hawkish tone of Central Bankers in the US and Europe, whilst Oil and Gold both saw weakness. Stocks The Nasdaq 100 continued to.
Is the Investment Management Industry ready to meet the cost and regulatory challenges associated with the FCA Asset Management Study and MiFID II? Written by Paul Walker-Duncalf, Managing Partner at Linear Outsourced Trading I suppose it could have been worse! And after all, we support value for investors, good governance, the proper means to study.
On Tuesday 20th June, Linear Investments attended the Private Wealth Northern Europe Forum in Stockholm alongside numerous family offices, NHW wealth managers, and private banks. Moderating a panel on ‘Opportunistic Alternative Investing’, Linear Investments’ Chairman, Jerry Lees, lead the discussion on how HNW advisors are looking to alternative investments. Jerry Lees, Chairman of Linear Investments,.
Linear Investments named in the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to inspire Britain 2017’ The report compiled by the London Stock Exchange Group serves to highlight the best of British small businesses and identify United Kingdom’s most dynamic companies. Included in the list of only 1,000 British companies, Linear Investments has been labelled as a high.
By Colin Lloyd April was dominated by the outcome of the first round of the French Presidential election. Once Emmanuel Macron, a strong supporter of the EU, looked likely to win, markets in Europe rallied. There were other developments which also lent support to global stocks, however, ECB President Draghi confirmed the continuation of.
Linear Investments won up the award for the ‘Best independent cap intro provider’ at the 2017 HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards. Held on the 27th April at The Hurlingham Club in London, Linear picked up the award for its hedge fund focused capital raising efforts. The accolade falls at a time when Linear are looking.
Linear Investments have been shortlisted for 9 awards at the 2017 HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards. Below are the categories that we have been shortlisted in and our fellow competitors: Best Regulatory Hosting Platform (AQMetrics, Digiterre, DMS Governance, Mirabella Financial Services) Best Managed Account Platform (Deutsche Bank, HedgeFacts, Lawson Conner, Sturgeon Ventures) Best Middle Office.
Linear Talk – Macro Roundup – February 2017 By Colin Lloyd Perhaps the most striking feature of the markets last month was the Trump effect. This was most evident in currency markets but also influenced the direction of bonds. Currencies The old market adage, buy the rumour sell the fact, applied to the Trump inauguration.
In the 23rd Episode of the Tip TV – Linear Talk Hedge Show, we discuss how Plain English Finance is trying to change the retail investing game, and the top macro events in the month of December, with Colin Lloyd – Author of Macro Investment Letter service: “In the Long Run”, and Andrew Craig from.
By Colin Lloyd As we approach the year end, 2016 is shaping up to be the best year for hedge fund performance since 2013. For managed futures, which showed such promise in Q1, this has been another year in the wilderness – the Barclay CTA Index has delivered negative returns in five of the last.