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Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: SEC quizzes hedge fund managers over Bear and Lehman rumour-mongering

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 06:55

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to more than 50 hedge fund managers, including Citadel and SAC, in its probe to ascert »

Managed futures build momentum as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.94 per cent in June

Managed futures build momentum as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.94 per cent in June

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 17:47

Managed futures continue to perform strongly in 2008, gaining 1.89 per cent in June and posting an average return of 8.88 per cent for the first ha »

Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Highland Capital establishes Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 07:00

Dallas-based Highland Capital Management has announced that as part of the firm's continued international growth, it will open an Asia-Pacific regional office in Singapore next month heade »

BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

BNP Paribas expands its global hedge fund relationship management team

Thu, 17/07/2008 - 00:07

BNP Paribas has appointed Thomas Mahala and Jason Miller to its global hedge fund relationship management team, which now comprises more than a dozen relationship management professionals »

SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

SEC clamps down on 'naked' short selling of key financial institution stocks

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:54

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued an emergency order that it says is designed to enhance investor protection against so-called 'naked' short selling in the securities of mo »

Erin Callan joins Credit Suisse as head of hedge fund business

Erin Callan joins Credit Suisse as head of hedge fund business

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:51

Credit Suisse has announced that Erin Callan will be joining the bank from Lehman Brothers in September as a managing director, head of its global hedge fund business and a member of the i »

Structured credit hedge funds inch up in May with first positive returns since September

Structured credit hedge funds inch up in May with first positive returns since September

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:48

Both gross and net monthly returns were positive in May for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index compiled and calculated by Palomar Capital Advisors, marking the first monthly ga »

JPMorgan joins securities lending market SecFinex

JPMorgan joins securities lending market SecFinex

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 23:45

SecFinex, an electronic marketplace for securities lending in all major European, US and Japanese equity markets established by the NYSE Euronext group, has announced that JPMorgan has bec »

Hedge funds focus more on formalised risk management

Hedge funds focus more on formalised risk management

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 16:25

Market volatility, the credit crisis and increased demands of investors and regulators are combining to make hedge fund managers think about putting in place more formalised risk managemen »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index sees 1.33 per cent decline in June

Barclay Hedge Fund Index sees 1.33 per cent decline in June

Wed, 16/07/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds declined by 1.33 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, and are now down by 2.09 per cent over the first si »

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