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Alpha generating strategies boost Macquarie fund in May

Alpha generating strategies boost Macquarie fund in May

Mon, 22/06/2009 - 06:44

The MQ Asia Long Short Fund was up 4.26 per cent in May, driven by alpha generation as the fund's correlation to the MSCI Asia Pacific Index sat at -0.01 per cent, according to Australi »

Service providers see Guernsey bouncing back from downturn

Service providers see Guernsey bouncing back from downturn

Sun, 21/06/2009 - 12:25

The impact of the global financial and economic downturn on the alternative fund industry is starkly illustrated by a significant decline in the total assets of funds under management and administr »

Eurex to launch Italian government bond future

Eurex to launch Italian government bond future

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 17:18

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will introduce a future based on notional long-term debt instruments issued by the Republic of Italy on 14 September 2009. »

Newscape appoints Derek Fulton as chief investment officer

Newscape appoints Derek Fulton as chief investment officer

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 16:14

Investment boutique Newscape Capital Group has hired Derek Fulton as a board director and chief investment officer. »

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index posts largest increase since inception

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index posts largest increase since inception

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 15:07

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index posted its largest monthly increase in May since its January 2003 inception, rising 6.7 per cent for the month and 9.7 per cent for the first five »

Senator Reed introduces bill to regulate hedge funds

Senator Reed introduces bill to regulate hedge funds

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 13:10

US Senator Jack Reed has introduced the Private Fund Transparency Act of 2009 in an effort to strengthen financial oversight of hedge funds and other private investment funds. »

Short-term constraints less costly than lack of risk management strategies

Short-term constraints less costly than lack of risk management strategies

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 12:21

It is not so much the presence of funding ratio constraints that is costly for pension funds as their reluctance to implement optimal risk-management strategies, according to research b »

Stock market volatility passes below 30 per cent mark

Stock market volatility passes below 30 per cent mark

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 12:10

Stock market volatility dropped for a fourth consecutive month in May to 28.92 per cent, according to Edhec Business School. »

Gartmore hires John Bennett to manage retail funds

Gartmore hires John Bennett to manage retail funds

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 11:09

Gartmore has appointed John Bennett, investment director at GAM, as senior portfolio manager, European equities. »

Pegrum and Marriage to launch absolute fund

Pegrum and Marriage to launch absolute fund

Fri, 19/06/2009 - 07:20

Following the successful launch of the Cazenove UK Absolute Target Fund, which has raised GBP245m 
since launch (July 2008), Cazenove Capital plans »

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