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Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek Hedge funds cross USD2.1 trillion in May… Difficult month for Asian funds …

Thu, 12 Jun 2014, 18:48

Hedge funds ended May in positive territory with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.15 per cent as global markets showed signs of stabilisation following a choppy start to the year. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 1.91 per cent while the MSCI World Index has returned 2.63 per cent in the first five months of 2014. »

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Commodities Euronext and Dalian Commodity Exchange sign MOU

Thu, 12 Jun 2014, 16:01

Euronext has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) to carry out joint research into the promotion, distribution and trading of commodity products. »

Approved stamp IFMR Investment Managers gets SEBI approval for first alternative investment fund

Thu, 12 Jun 2014, 06:30

IFMR Investment Managers Private Limited has received approval from SEBI to launch IFMR FImpact Investment Fund, the first scheme under its social venture fund registered under Category 1 of SEBI (AlF) Regulations, 2012. »

Japan flag TSX ETF/ETN trading tops JPY1.755trn in May

Wed, 11 Jun 2014, 06:02

Trading value in the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSX) exchange-traded fund/note market in May 2014 was JPY1.7555 trillion, with daily average trading value reaching JPY87.8 billion. »

Document signing STOXX Minimum Variance Indices licensed to Resona Bank

Tue, 10 Jun 2014, 14:10

Two STOXX Minimum Variance indices have been licensed to Resona Bank to be used in passive funds that will be used by Japanese pension funds. »

Hong Kong Barings to launch range of Hong Kong domiciled funds

Tue, 10 Jun 2014, 06:07

Baring Asset Management has launched a range of Hong Kong domiciled funds which it plans to bring to market in early 2015, subject to regulatory approval.  »

South East Asia M&G Real Estate diversifies core Asia property portfolio

Tue, 10 Jun 2014, 06:01

M&G Real Estate has acquired two properties in Japan and one in Australia as it looks to build long term sustainable income and further diversify its core Asia real estate portfolio. »

Handshake Yousef Abdulla Fakhroo joins Qatar Financial Centre Authority

Mon, 9 Jun 2014, 12:17

The Qatar Financial Centre Authority has appointed Yousef Abdulla Fakhroo as director of marketing and corporate communications. »

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