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Hedge funds start year in the red as global markets edge down

Hedge funds start year in the red as global markets edge down

Tue, 16/02/2010 - 06:09

Hedge fund strategies ended the first month of the year down 0.94 per cent as stocks pulled back amid fears about the global economy and the fiscal health of some Eurozone countries, according to the Lipper Hedge Fund Composite Index. »

UK hedge fund law firm opens Swiss office

UK hedge fund law firm opens Swiss office

Mon, 15/02/2010 - 12:07

D. Harris & Co. International, a law firm for the hedge fund industry, is opening an office in Zurich to service the growing number of hedge fund managers who have set up branches or relocated to Switzerland.  »

List Group launches algorithmic trading engine

List Group launches algorithmic trading engine

Mon, 15/02/2010 - 11:02

List Group, an electronic trading software provider, has launched Brain3, a complex event processing and algorithmic trading engine, which provides buy and sell-side firms with a solution for the development of low latency, automated algorithms. »

Japanese economy 'expanded by 1.1% in Q4 2009'

Mon, 15/02/2010 - 10:50

The Japanese economy expanded by 1.1 per cent during the last three months of 2009, which could interest hedge funds. »

HSBC appoints global head of sales for Prime Services

HSBC appoints global head of sales for Prime Services

Mon, 15/02/2010 - 06:28

HSBC has appointed Chris Barrow as global head of sales for the recently launched HSBC Prime Services business. »

RBC Hedge 250 Index falls 0.18 per cent in January

RBC Hedge 250 Index falls 0.18 per cent in January

Mon, 15/02/2010 - 05:58

The RBC Hedge 250 Index fell 0.18 per cent in January 2010, following a gain of 0.73 per cent the previous month. »

LaCrosse partners with RiskMetrics for investor risk reporting

LaCrosse partners with RiskMetrics for investor risk reporting

Sun, 14/02/2010 - 15:58

LaCrosse Global Fund Services, a hedge fund administrator, is partnering with RiskMetrics Group, a provider of risk management and corporate governance services, to offer LaCrosse's hedge fund clients access to RiskMetrics' HedgePlatform Community. »

UK hedge funds 'entering buying frenzy'

Sun, 14/02/2010 - 14:10

Lloyds is expected to head up a "buying frenzy" that has hit the UK markets, a source has reported. »

Ethical hedge funds 'performed strongly in final quarter of 2009'

Sun, 14/02/2010 - 14:10

New figures have shown that quarter four (Q4) sales of ethical investments in 2009 were at their highest level since Q4 2007. »

BVI day time view of harbour

Fund firms confident as industry emerges from downturn

Sun, 14/02/2010 - 12:12

 On the face of it, the past couple of years have not been kind to the British Virgin Islands and its role as a domicile and service centre for hedge funds. »

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