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Guernsey fund industry passes GBP200bn milestone

Guernsey fund industry passes GBP200bn milestone

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 07:00

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

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

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

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

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

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

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

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:59

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

Insch Capital Management launches global macro fund with Charteris

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:57

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

Industry study predicts greater standardisation and regulation in fund portfolio pricing

Fri, 23/05/2008 - 06:55

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

Economic outlook gloomy for US, say hedge fund managers

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 09:31

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

Hedgeweek Comment: Platinum enthuses investors in exchange-traded products

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 09:30

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. »

Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

Thu, 22/05/2008 - 07:00

The Channel Islands' history as a popular domicile for property funds, especially those investing in UK property, stretches back over three decades. »

Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

Wed, 21/05/2008 - 07:00

With oil prices fast approaching USD130 a barrel and a global food crisis looming, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is scrutinising the role of financi »

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