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Independent commodity asset manager Diapason Commodities Management is launching a hedge fund trading spreads between commodity future contracts using a proprietary model of the refining industry.
In this white paper, Gordon Russell, Global Head of Risk at Broadridge Investment Management Solutions argues that the chances of survival in this new environment will be greater for funds that implement solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively manage data and risk.
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