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ENSO launches Color Portal to optimise information flow between prime brokers and hedge funds

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 09:00

ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO) has launched ENSO Color Portal, which allows managers to receive prices and anecdotal colour tailored specifically to their trading activities.  »

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Cyber security – A multi-pillar approach

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 08:09

Intralinks’ Todd Partridge (pictured) advises a multi-pillar approach to guard against cyber attack.   »

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Russian hedge funds surge on oil, rouble gains

Fri, 29/05/2015 - 06:00

Emerging markets hedge funds have benefited from the strong recovery of the Russian Rouble, higher oil prices, lowering of interest rates by the Chinese Central Bank, and a surge in trading volume on the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program.  »

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Aberdeen to acquire FLAG Capital Management

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 11:30

Aberdeen Asset Management is to acquire FLAG Capital Management, LLC (FLAG), a manager of private equity and real asset solutions with offices in Stamford CT, Boston, MA, and Hong Kong. »

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Angel Oak Capital Advisors crosses USD5bn in AUM

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 11:00

Angel Oak Capital Advisors, an investment management firm focused on providing opportunistic fixed income investment solutions, has reached USD5 billion in assets under management across its family of investment products. »

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92 per cent of hedge fund industry capital concentrated among top 11 per cent of fund managers

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 09:00

The hedge fund industry has now reached USD3.16 trillion in assets as of the end of Q1 2015, but a growing proportion of these assets are concentrated among a small pool of large managers, according to Preqin’s latest hedge fund spotlight. »

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Nexus Investment Advisors appointed as manager of RAM Asia Bond Total Return Fund

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 06:00

RAM Active Investments has appointed Nexus Investment Advisors Limited as manager of the RAM Asia Bond Total Return Fund – previously known as Samena (Lux) Global Funds – Credit Opportunities Fund. »

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Shanghai Stock Exchange, China Financial Futures Exchange and Deutsche Börse form JV

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 06:00

Shanghai Stock Exchange, China Financial Futures Exchange and Deutsche Börse are to launch a joint venture to develop and to market financial instruments based on Chinese underlyings to international investors outside mainland China. »

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‘Global FATCA’ clock ticking for fund management industry, says Linedata

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 19:30

When the FATCA returns and listing deadline of 1 June ends, financial institutions must quickly turn their attention to even more expensive and burdensome regulations. »

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JonesTrading names Jeff Gamble as Vice President

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 18:30

The JonesTrading Group of Companies has named industry veteran and institutional equity execution specialist Jeffrey Gamble as Vice President of JonesTrading Canada’s Toronto office.  »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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