Sunday, 27 July 2014
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Aug 26 2013 | 10:23am ET
Hedge funds took a bullish turn on gold last week, raising their long bets on the precious metal by the most in six months.
Net-long positions increased by 29% in the week ended Aug. 20, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said. At the same time, short bets fell to their lowest level since February.
All told, net-long bets across 18 commodities increased 34%, the largest jump in more than three years. Bullish bets on copper more than doubled, as did those on a basket of 11 agricultural products. Net-long holdings of crude oil contracts, however, fell for the fourth week in a row.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…