Sign up for free newsletter

newsLatest site

Managed futures lose slight ground in January

Managed futures lose slight ground in January

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 11:54

Following a 14.11 per cent gain in 2008, managed futures slipped 0.13 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Iowa-based industry information provider Barcla »

Stephan Fritz appointed chief executive of Harcourt

Stephan Fritz appointed chief executive of Harcourt

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 11:51

Harcourt Investment Consulting, a provider of alternative investment solutions, has appointed Stephan Fritz as its chief executive officer, effective 1 March 2009. »

Barings announces changes to directional global bond trust

Barings announces changes to directional global bond trust

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 06:04

Baring Asset Management, the international investment management firm, has announced three key changes to its Baring Directional Global Bond Trust, effective 10 March 2009 and subject t »

Eurex to extend trader development programme for Central and Eastern Europe

Eurex to extend trader development programme for Central and Eastern Europe

Thu, 19/02/2009 - 06:00

International derivatives exchange Eurex will continue to expand its international distribution network in 2009 by extending its trader development programme for central and eastern Eur »

Stock markets fall 8.43 per cent in January

Stock markets fall 8.43 per cent in January

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 16:00

After slight relief in December, stock markets fell severely again in January (-8.43 per cent) with increased volatility (44.84 per cent), according to the latest update from Edhec. »

Citi hires Mark Harrison as European head of prime finance

Citi hires Mark Harrison as European head of prime finance

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 15:58

Citi has hired Mark Harrison into the role of European head of prime finance. »

Mourant fund administration business expands New York team

Mourant fund administration business expands New York team

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 13:19

Mourant International Finance Administration has appointed Spyros Makras and Tony Parmar, who will be based out of its New York office. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance up 1.09 per cent

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index performance up 1.09 per cent

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 11:58

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was up 1.09 per cent in January, according to Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index. »

SEC charges Caribbean cricket sponsor Allen Stanford with USD8bn fraud

SEC charges Caribbean cricket sponsor Allen Stanford with USD8bn fraud

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 06:49

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Robert Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire who has come to prominence worldwide as a sponsor o »

UK "could experience a crash similar to Iceland"

UK "could experience a crash similar to Iceland"

Wed, 18/02/2009 - 06:00

The global financial crisis could be entering a 'new and more treacherous phase', which could push international countries to the brink of failure and further hinder the global economic »

features
Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

Special report
State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

Article
fees

Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

Article

Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

Article
Up arrow

Two thirds of surveyed investors with an appetite for infrastructure say they will increase their allocations to the asset class over the long term, with none planning to reduce allocations. These findings are revealed in an extract from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015. ... »

latestjobs
Vice President Leverage Finance - NYC

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Training Coordinator

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Analyst/Associate - Project Finance Infra/Power

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

events
3 days 10 hours from now - New York
1 week 2 days from now - New Jersey
1 week 6 days from now - Zurich
2 weeks 2 days from now - New York
2 weeks 2 days from now - San Francisco
specialreports