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UK pension fund survey: Overall equity allocations drop to 63.9%

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

Nearly half of UK pension funds now have hedge fund investments as the appetite for alternatives among pension funds continues to grow. »

ICAP and JLT insurance joint venture brokers first catastrophe swap

Wed, 12/12/2007 - 06:00

ICAP plc, the interdealer broker, and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc  have revealed that their joint venture, ICAP-JLT, has brokered its first catastrophe swap transaction. »

Eurex improves data distribution and lowers latency of trading system

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Eurex has successfully launched major system enhancements over the past few days. »

Equity market neutral best performing strategy in November 2007

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Only one of the six strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fees gains in November, mirroring the monthly performance in August - the only other month this year wh »

Private equity firm acquires majority stake in hedge fund platform PCE Investors

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Canadian private equity firm Ubequity Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in PCE Investors, an infrastructure platform for hedge fund managers, from its previous owner, the brok »

Receiver and MF Global settle Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund litigation

Tue, 11/12/2007 - 06:00

Steven Harmelin, the receiver for Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund and related entities, has reached an agreement with MF Global to settle litigation brought by the receiver against MF »

Breaking News and Market Comment from RZB analysts: President Putin backs Medvedev in Russia's presidential race

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 16:10

President Vladimir Putin supports First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, chairman of Russian gas monopolist Gazprom, as a presidential candidate. »'s Global News Round-Up: Citadel ploughs in USD1.75bn to ease E*Trade mortgage woes

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 16:09

Ken Griffin's Citadel Investment Group has agreed to plough in USD2.25bn in embattled discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp. »

FXMarketSpace announces JumpBall profit share programme

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 06:00

FXMarketSpace, the centrally-cleared, global foreign exchange platform for the OTC market, has unveiled a profit share programme that will allocate 37.5 per cent of its profit between its »

Credit Suisse offers internet trading of Structured Exotic FX Options

Mon, 10/12/2007 - 06:00

Credit Suisse is now trading Structured Exotic Foreign Exchange Options on its new internet platform, Merlin. »

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