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Hedge funds registered their second consecutive month of losses since the start of the year, according to an update of Eurekahedge’s Hedge Fund Index.The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index declined 0.54% in March while still outperforming the MSCI World Index which ended the month down 2.215%.
Market events to watch this week.
Market events to watch this week
The employment situation for Friday, April 6, 2018: Total nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 103,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in manufacturing, healthcare and mining.
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today reported March and first quarter 2018 trading volume and related revenue statistics
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX), a full-service stock exchange, including trading, data and corporate listings services.
Intercontinental Exchange Inc., an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced today that Kelly Loeffler, the company’s longtime head of communications, marketing and investor relations, will depart at the end of 2018, concluding 16 years with the company.
CME Group Inc. and NEX Group plc (NXG.L) today announced that they have reached an agreement in which CME Group will acquire NEX in a transaction valued at £10 per share, consisting of 500 pence in cash and 0.0444 CME Group shares (based on CME's closing share price of US$158.84 on March 28, 2018 and the exchange rate of US$1.4101:£1, on March 28, 2018).
Market events to watch this week.
Stocks plunged, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 700 points, as investors feared that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China.