EPRA study shows diversifying power of property stocks

Property stocks offer good diversification benefits across a range of major investment asset classes, but appear to be particularly interesting to investors in government bonds, shows an e »


ETF Securities creates first exchange-traded precious metals platform backed by physical metal

ETF Securities, is set to bring another first to the London Stock Exchange with the listing of a range of physically-backed, precious metal, exchange traded commodities (ETCs). »


HDF Finance assets under management exceed USD 4 billion

Paris-based HDF Finance, one of Europe's leading independent fund of hedge funds, revealed this week that assets under management have passed the USD 4 billion mark, reaching USD 4.2 billi »


Tech Update: Eurex continues roll out of technology roadmap to further improve its trading platform

Eurex has unveiled further elements of its  roadmap for technical improvements to its trading system. »


Troika Dialog hires Head of Research as AuM exceeds USD3.5 billion

Olga Logvina has joined Troika Dialog Asset Management (TDAM) in Moscow as Head of Research.  The investment team at TDAM in Moscow now has 13 investment professionals. »


TriAlpha closes new fund ahead of expectations

TriAlpha, the asset management arm of the Stonehage Group, announced it has raised EUR150 million of equity for the TriAlpha Oceana Concentrated Opportunities Fund, ahead of expectations o »


European clean energy investment stalls

Europe is being left behind in the race for technological leadership in clean energy as venture capital and private equity investors focus on opportunities in the US and Asia, according to a White Pap »


NFA fines Brandywine Asset Management over un-filed pool reports

The US National Futures Association has ordered Brandywine Asset Management (Brandywine), a Commodity Pool Operator located in Thornton, Pennsylvania, to pay a fine of USD 35,000 for failu »


Polar Capital unveils nearly 40 per cent growth in AuM

Polar Capital Holdings plc, the UK-based specialist asset management group, has released a trading update for the year ended 31 March 2007 showing AuM of USD 3.4 billion, an increase of 38 »


Asian hedge funds become a more viable business

While some specialists, and a few global names, have had exposure to Asian hedge funds for 10 years or more, in 2003 global allocators began to review the universe of hedge fund managers in Asia mo »


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