Dubai FSA issues Hedge Fund Code of Practice

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has issued its Hedge Fund Code of Practice, the first of its kind to be issued by a regulator. »

UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

Nearly half of UK pension funds now have hedge fund investments as the appetite for alternatives among pension funds continues to grow. »

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

ICAP plc, the interdealer broker, and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc  have revealed that their joint venture, ICAP-JLT, has brokered its first catastrophe swap transaction. »

Eurex improves data distribution and lowers latency of trading system

Eurex has successfully launched major system enhancements over the past few days. »

Equity market neutral best performing strategy in November 2007

Only one of the six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in November, mirroring the monthly performance in August - the only other month this year wh »

Private equity firm acquires majority stake in hedge fund platform PCE Investors

Canadian private equity firm Ubequity Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in PCE Investors, an infrastructure platform for hedge fund managers, from its previous owner, the brok »

Receiver and MF Global settle Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund litigation

Steven Harmelin, the receiver for Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund and related entities, has reached an agreement with MF Global to settle litigation brought by the receiver against MF »

Breaking News and Market Comment from RZB analysts: President Putin backs Medvedev in Russia's presidential race

President Vladimir Putin supports First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, chairman of Russian gas monopolist Gazprom, as a presidential candidate. »'s Global News Round-Up: Citadel ploughs in USD1.75bn to ease E*Trade mortgage woes

Ken Griffin's Citadel Investment Group has agreed to plough in USD2.25bn in embattled discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp. »

FXMarketSpace announces JumpBall profit share programme

FXMarketSpace, the centrally-cleared, global foreign exchange platform for the OTC market, has unveiled a profit share programme that will allocate 37.5 per cent of its profit between its »

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