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Hedge funds experience best first six months since 1999

Hedge funds experience best first six months since 1999

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 13:19

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 11.74 per cent during the first six months of 2009, the strongest gain for the benchmark since 1999 when the index rose 14.81 per cent.  »

Former Morgan Stanley traders launch Cinneas Foreign Exchange

Former Morgan Stanley traders launch Cinneas Foreign Exchange

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 13:11

Morgan Stanley veterans Michael Myrtetus and Douglas Borthwick have created Cinneas Foreign Exchange, an alternative investment management firm specializing in momentum based trading in »

AQR Capital launches Momentum Indices

AQR Capital launches Momentum Indices

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 13:00

AQR Capital Management has launched the AQR Momentum Indices, which capture the returns of stocks that have outperformed their peers on a relative basis over the recent past. »

Altegris Investments expands team

Altegris Investments expands team

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 12:06

Altegris Investments has promoted one of its senior alternative investment professionals and hired two additional senior staff members. »

LME reports growth in trading volumes for first half of 2009

LME reports growth in trading volumes for first half of 2009

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 11:07

Lots traded on the London Metal Exchange during the first half of 2009 totalled 55,185,086 - 1.8 per cent higher than the same period last year. »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.48 per cent In June

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index to finish up 0.48 per cent In June

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 07:44

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish up 0.48 per cent in June, based on 66 per cent of assets reporting. »

Hedge funds generate strong returns in first half of 2009

Hedge funds generate strong returns in first half of 2009

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 07:11

Hedge funds continued to generate strong returns in the first half of the year, up an estimated 6.33 per cent, according to the Absolute Return database. »

Altin reduces cash position

Altin reduces cash position

Mon, 13/07/2009 - 07:10

Altin, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has reduced event driven strategies and cash. »

California man and company charged with commodity options fraud

California man and company charged with commodity options fraud

Fri, 10/07/2009 - 17:11

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged David Michael Kogan and his company First Capital Futures Group, both of Sherman Oaks, California, with operating a fraudulent co »

Dow Jones hedge fund strategies post gains in June

Dow Jones hedge fund strategies post gains in June

Fri, 10/07/2009 - 16:54

All four hedge fund strategies published by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes posted net-of-fee gains in June 2009. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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