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LME steel billet contracts gain momentum

LME steel billet contracts gain momentum

Wed, 18/03/2009 - 12:00

Turnover since the launch of the London Metal Exchange's billet contracts in February 2008 now totals 1.3 million tonnes, or USD679m, with volumes increasing progressively since Decembe »

Hedge funds down 1.42 per cent in February

Hedge funds down 1.42 per cent in February

Wed, 18/03/2009 - 11:59

Hedge funds lost 1.42 per cent in February according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The index is now down 1.56 per cent in 2009. »

Advent Software expands client base in the Middle East

Advent Software expands client base in the Middle East

Wed, 18/03/2009 - 06:12

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, has announced that the total number of clients in the Middle East region has exceeded »

Silver poised to outperform gold

Silver poised to outperform gold

Wed, 18/03/2009 - 06:07

The Hennessee Group, an adviser to hedge fund investors, believes silver is currently under-priced relative to gold and is therefore advising clients to accumulate positions in the prec »

SmartPool appoints Lee Hodgkinson as chief executive

SmartPool appoints Lee Hodgkinson as chief executive

Tue, 17/03/2009 - 16:06

SmartPool, the European exchange-led dark pool for block trading set up by NYSE Euronext, BNP Paribas, HSBC and JP Morgan, has appointed Lee Hodgkinson as its new chief executive office »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down 0.88 per cent in February

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index down 0.88 per cent in February

Tue, 17/03/2009 - 16:01

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was down 0.88 per cent in February, according to Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index. »

Eurex extends its equity options segment

Eurex extends its equity options segment

Tue, 17/03/2009 - 16:00

International exchange Eurex will launch over 100 new equity options in several steps from 23 March until mid June 2009. »

Hedge Fund Research launches 38 HFRX indices

Hedge Fund Research launches 38 HFRX indices

Tue, 17/03/2009 - 15:50

Hedge Fund Research has announced the launch of 38 new HFRX indices, enhancing the existing offering with indices for new sub-strategies, geographic regions and specific countries.&nbsp »

TriAlpha launches corporate bond fund ahead of ACP merger

TriAlpha launches corporate bond fund ahead of ACP merger

Tue, 17/03/2009 - 12:00

TriAlpha Investment Advisors, soon to complete a merger with ACP Partners, has launched a corporate bond fund, the ACP TriAlpha Global Credit Fund. »

Ireland a fund gateway to the world, says Kinetic Partners

Ireland a fund gateway to the world, says Kinetic Partners

Tue, 17/03/2009 - 11:54

Ireland has grown in popularity as the international fund centre of choice, with increased distribution capabilities and expertise in regulated products, according to the latest industry i »

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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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