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FSA lifts ban on short selling of UK financial stocks

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:03

The Financial Services Authority has followed through on its announcement earlier this month that it would not renew its ban on the short selling of UK financial sector stocks, which was i »

EIP announces strong year end results and appoints trader

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:00

Hong Kong-based asset management firm Enhanced Investment Products says year end results show the EIP Overlay fund is up 17.31 per cent, in comparison to the MSCI Emerging Asia Index wh »

Global investors maintain cautious stance as deleveraging process continues, says C.P. Eaton

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 16:00

North American limited partners remain attracted to real assets, European markets offer huge opportunities to well-capitalised investors and Asia is becoming an important source of limi »

Nyfix Euro Millennium volumes increase more than 500 per cent in December

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 12:00

Nyfix, a provider of solutions designed to optimise trading efficiency, has reported that 251 million shares valued at more than EUR1bn were matched in its Euro Millennium dark pool cro »

Hedge funds outflows take assets below USD1bn, say TrimTabs and BarclayHedge

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 11:52

The hedge fund industry posted a record estimated outflow of USD148.5bn in December, easily surpassing the previous record estimated at USD54.2bn in October, according to TrimTabs Inves »

CFTC charges James Ossie and CRE Capital over USD25m currency Ponzi Scheme

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 11:47

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged James Ossie and his company CRE Capital Corporation with operating a Ponzi scheme involving more than 100 people and approximatel »

Steel Partners faces lawsuit over transformation of fund into public holding company

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 06:03

New York-based activist hedge fund manager Steel Partners is facing legal action from investors after announcing plans to merge Steel Partners II fund into an industrial holding company an »

Mourant appoints new head for fund administration division in the US

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 05:58

Mourant International Finance Administration has appointed John Wiencek as the managing director of its New York office and as the head of US fund administration. »

F&C systematic European long/short trading fund returns nearly 20 per cent in first year

Fri, 16/01/2009 - 05:52

F&C says its Zircon Fund returned 19.07 per cent with an annualised daily volatility of 10.26 per cent in its first year. »

Aladdin Capital to reduce CLO and CDO headcount in restructuring

Thu, 15/01/2009 - 16:01

Connecticut-based Aladdin Capital Holdings has announced the first steps in its global restructuring plans. »

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