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Australian absolute return funds indicate positive performance for March

Australian absolute return funds indicate positive performance for March

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 06:46

Early indicators are that performance from Australian absolute return funds in March was positive, although well below the performance of the ASX200 and the S in the US, according to Au »

Newedge CTA indices fall more than two per cent in March

Newedge CTA indices fall more than two per cent in March

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 17:03

Newedge says the AlternativeEdge Short-Term Traders Index finished the month of March down 2.19 percent (-1.34 percent YTD), while the CTA Index posted its first negative month since Au »

List Group to provide connectivity to London Stock Exchange markets

List Group to provide connectivity to London Stock Exchange markets

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 17:01

List Group, a multi-asset technology provider, has been accredited by the London Stock Exchange Group to provide connectivity to the Exchange's markets, including the Italian markets ac »

Second Dexion fund passes continuation vote

Second Dexion fund passes continuation vote

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 16:57

Dexion has announced that 95 per cent of shareholders have voted in favour of the Dexion Absolute GBP fund, making it the second fund to pass its continuation vote. »

VCM Fund Management announces removal of redemption fees

VCM Fund Management announces removal of redemption fees

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 13:04

London-based hedge fund group VCM Fund Management has announced the removal of all redemption and transfer fees for all funds on its hedge fund platform. »

Preliminary injunction issued against two Nevada firms in USD20m Ponzi scheme

Preliminary injunction issued against two Nevada firms in USD20m Ponzi scheme

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 12:47

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that on 1 April 2009, a federal court judge in Knoxville, Tennessee issued a preliminary injunction against defendant Centurion »

SEC obtains asset freeze in Ponzi scheme targeting Chinese-American community

SEC obtains asset freeze in Ponzi scheme targeting Chinese-American community

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 06:50

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an asset freeze to halt a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme and affinity fraud targeting members of the Chinese-American community »

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global currency fund

HSBC Global Asset Management launches global currency fund

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 06:46

HSBC Global Asset Management has launched a global currency fund aimed at institutional investors, which aims to exploit currency market inefficiencies and imbalances. »

Luxembourg fund assets down nearly 30 per cent during 2008

Luxembourg fund assets down nearly 30 per cent during 2008

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:03

Luxembourg-domiciled fund assets fell by nearly 30 per cent to USD2,152.0bn (EUR1,548.1bn) over the year to the end of 2008, down from USD3,024.2bn (EUR2,068.3bn) in 2007, according to »

Three settlements market practices finalised

Three settlements market practices finalised

Tue, 07/04/2009 - 17:00

The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication has announced that the Settlements Working Group has developed three new market practices for implementati »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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