Kevin Burrows joins Nedgroup Investments as senior analyst

Isle of Man-based fund of hedge funds provider Nedgroup Investments has appointed Kevin Burrows as a senior analyst in its investment management team, contributing to the selection, monito »


Amaranth and Hunter fail to have US natural gas manipulation case dismissed

Denny Chin, a district judge for the Southern District of New York, has rejected motions by Amaranth Advisors, Amaranth Advisors (Calgary) and Brian Hunter, the portfolio manager whose nat »


Guernsey fund industry passes GBP200bn milestone

The total value of funds under management and administration in Guernsey set a new record of GBP203.8bn at the end of March, according to the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. »


FRM expands Asian fund of hedge funds presence to Hong Kong and Seoul

Fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management has announced plans to expand significantly its Asian operations, launched in 2000 with the establishment of a presence in Tokyo, with »


Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

With traditional assets in the doldrums, wealthy and institutional investors are turning to an ever wider range of 'alternative alternative' investments, with platinum and palladium now th »


Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Citi tries to fend off legal action over Falcon fund

Citigroup is asking some of its private clients to accept USD250m in compensation for dropping legal claims stemming from steep losses in its troubled Falcon Strategies hedge fund. »


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. »


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