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Teamwork key in uncertain times

Teamwork key in uncertain times

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 11:13

Recently, hedge funds have been reporting mixed results. »

Eurex licenses Stoxx real estate supersector indices for futures and options

Eurex licenses Stoxx real estate supersector indices for futures and options

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 07:03

European equity index provider Stoxx has launched 22 Dow Jones Stoxx sector indices following its adoption of the revised Industry Classification Benchmark system, and licensed two new rea »

Financial institutions face further write-downs in second half, says S&P

Financial institutions face further write-downs in second half, says S&P

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 07:02

The world's financial institutions will face more securities write-downs combined with rising loan losses in the second half, according to a new report from Standard & Poor's Ratings S »

Managed futures hold steady in August as Barclay CTA Index gains 0.11 per cent

Managed futures hold steady in August as Barclay CTA Index gains 0.11 per cent

Mon, 22/09/2008 - 19:34

Managed futures held steady in August, posting a small gain of 0.11 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, and the inde »

Hedge fund industry groups warn of unintended consequences from short-selling bans

Hedge fund industry groups warn of unintended consequences from short-selling bans

Mon, 22/09/2008 - 07:59

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, says it fully supports the desire of governments and financial regulators in the US and »

SEC joins UK in halting short selling of financial stocks

SEC joins UK in halting short selling of financial stocks

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 14:57

The Securities and Exchange Commission, acting in concert with the Financial Services Authority in the UK, has taken temporary emergency action to prohibit short selling in financial compa »

FSA introduces ban on short selling of financial stocks

FSA introduces ban on short selling of financial stocks

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:01

In the wake of the market meltdown that precipitated the sale of UK mortgage bank HBOS to Lloyds TSB, the Financial Services Authority has introduced new provisions to the Code of Market C »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slides again in August as 2008 decline passes 5.5 per cent

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slides again in August as 2008 decline passes 5.5 per cent

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds declined by an average of 1.07 per cent in August, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, bringing the decline since the begi »

Chirin Capital to launch Asian Absolute Return Fund

Chirin Capital to launch Asian Absolute Return Fund

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Specialist Asia-Pacific fund manager Chirin Capital is about to launch the Chirin Asia Absolute Alpha Fund, a Dublin-domiciled Ucits III fund that will invest in Asian markets excluding Ja »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Future uncertain for Lehman's private equity division

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Future uncertain for Lehman's private equity division

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Lehman Brothers Holdings' prized asset management unit Neuberger Berman is in play following the bankruptcy filing by the 158-year-old Wall Street »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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