Insch Capital Management launches global macro fund with Charteris

Lugano-based alternative investment manager Insch Capital Management has launched a new BVI-domiciled hedge fund, Insch Insight, which contains a number of protected cell share classes ena »


Industry study predicts greater standardisation and regulation in fund portfolio pricing

The hedge fund industry lacks consistently applied pricing standards and methodologies that are needed to improve transparency of fund pricing and valuation, according to a research paper »


Economic outlook gloomy for US, say hedge fund managers

A survey of more than 70 US hedge fund managers and their advisors has found that most have a broadly pessimistic view of the prospects in 2008 for the country's economy, which 80 per cent »


Hedgeweek Comment: Platinum enthuses investors in exchange-traded products

Platinum has emerged as the most popular commodity in 2008, with platinum and palladium exchange-traded commodities approaching the USD1bn mark for investment this year. »


Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

The Channel Islands' history as a popular domicile for property funds, especially those investing in UK property, stretches back over three decades. »


Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

With oil prices fast approaching USD130 a barrel and a global food crisis looming, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is scrutinising the role of financi »


Reech claims exceptional performance for debut real estate hedge fund

Specialist derivatives fund manager Reech Alternative Investment Management has reported that its Iceberg Alternative Real Estate Fund, a European real estate relative value fund, has deli »


Eurex halves latency of its trading system with new interface

With the successful roll-out of its optional Enhanced Transaction Solution interface last month, international derivatives exchange Eurex says it has achieved another key milestone of the »


GFI Colliers brokers first long-dated Asia-Pacific OTC property derivative option

GFI Colliers, a joint venture between broker GFI Group and real estate firm Colliers International, has brokered the first long-dated Asian OTC property derivative option in Hong Kong. »


Carey Olsen establishes first unregulated eligible investor fund in Jersey

Acting on instruction from a leading European institutional fund manager, Carey Olsen has established an unregulated eligible investor fund in Jersey, the first vehicle of its kind to be c »


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