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New investment landscape will produce hedge fund winners and losers, says Watson Wyatt

New investment landscape will produce hedge fund winners and losers, says Watson Wyatt

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 16:55

Many hedge funds will be forced to close and there will be significant consolidation because of market conditions and unprecedented changes to the regulatory landscape, according to global »

Iosco technical committee launches task forces on hedge funds and short selling

Iosco technical committee launches task forces on hedge funds and short selling

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 15:56

The technical committee of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions has launched task forces to examine issues associated with short selling, unregulated financial markets »

Decentralisation of trading creates attracts host of new players

Decentralisation of trading creates attracts host of new players

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:18

A year is a long time in financial markets. »

Threat of regulation spurs revamp of hedge fund operations

Threat of regulation spurs revamp of hedge fund operations

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:16

It is fashionable to blame hedge funds for the world's ills, and politicians have not waited long before pointing the finger at them over the credit crunch and the subsequent recession. »

CDS on Bclear - a safer, clearer route for OTC

CDS on Bclear - a safer, clearer route for OTC

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:05

When former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan acknowledges that he was "partially" wrong in his belief that some trading instruments, specifically credit default swaps (CDS), did no »

Research Management Solutions: the Antidote to Information Overload

Research Management Solutions: the Antidote to Information Overload

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:04

The investment industry today is more information intensive and data dependent than ever. »

The intelligence swap: technology for strategy

The intelligence swap: technology for strategy

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 13:58

Hedge funds have always had an interesting and diverse relationship with IT: from mission-critical, proprietary systems and prime broker-sourced systems to creating ad hoc spreadsheets - or ignorin »

Changing the way investors and managers communicate

Changing the way investors and managers communicate

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 13:56

The flow of information between hedge fund managers and investors has historically been challenging for both parties. »

Euroclear to acquire Xtrakter from International Capital Market Association

Euroclear to acquire Xtrakter from International Capital Market Association

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 12:02

Euroclear and the International Capital Market Association have signed an agreement under which the international clearing house will acquire Xtrakter, an ICMA subsidiary, for an undisclos »

CIA's Hurdle fund of hedge funds enters third year in positive territory

CIA's Hurdle fund of hedge funds enters third year in positive territory

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 12:01

Channel Islands Alternatives, a Guernsey-based fund of hedge funds manager, has announced continued positive performance returns for its Hurdle fund of hedge funds. »

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