Most long/short managers really running long-only portfolios, says Cartesian

Investors should challenge their long/short hedge fund managers to prove that they are not running closet long-only portfolios, according to Cartesian Capital, the Edinburgh-based investme »

Hedge strategies post modest gains for June, say index providers

Five of the six hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in June, ranging from a high of 70 basis points for equity market neutral to a low of »

US Futures Exchange to offer spot equivalent currency futures and 23-hour markets

The US Futures Exchange has announced plans to list foreign exchange futures contracts, with daily settlements to spot prices, that replicate spot market contracts and trade on a 23-hour b »

Local service provides an entrepreneurial success story

Capital International is typical of many entrepreneurial firms that have been launched in the Isle of Man in recent years. »

Chicago exchanges expect to complete merger within days

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade are poised to complete a merger that will create the world's largest derivatives exchange after shareholders of the organisat »

ALPS Fund Services to provide administration to ReFlow hedge fund

ALPS Fund Services, a provider of outsourced administration services for mutual funds, closed-ended funds, hedge funds and exchange-traded funds, has been appointed to provide hedge fund a »

HF Fund Services opens office in Singapore

HF Fund Services, a Cayman-based provider of independent directorships to funds established last year by two experienced industry professionals, has opened a second office in Singapore. »

Hedge funds advance in June despite equity market dip, says Hennessee

Hedge funds gained in average nearly 1 per cent last month despite an equity market dip that saw all three of the best known US stock market indices in decline for the month, according to »

Absolute Capital Management launches real estate business with EUR100m fund acquisition

Specialist European long/short equity manager Absolute Capital Management has launched a new alternative investment business with the establishment of a property investment division and th »

New US hedge fund launches rebound in 2007, says survey

New hedge fund launches in the United States so far this year are up sharply over the same period in 2006, according to a survey carried out for Absolute Return magazine, which is publishe »

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