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Investment managers "lack sufficient knowledge to manage risk optimally"

Investment managers "lack sufficient knowledge to manage risk optimally"

Wed, 11/03/2009 - 05:51

Current practice in the investment industry fails to draw on widely-published and freely-available techniques in portfolio management techniques, according to the Risk and Asset Managem »

Economy "will put greater value on large, stable hedge funds"

Economy "will put greater value on large, stable hedge funds"

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 16:02

The uncertain economic climate will place a greater value on larger, more stable hedge funds in 2009, according to the hedge fund group at Global Investment House. »

Jersey to sign tax information exchange agreement with UK

Jersey to sign tax information exchange agreement with UK

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 16:00

Jersey is to sign a tax information exchange agreement with the UK as part of the island's commitment to exchange of information in criminal tax matters that began with its first TIEA, »

Credit Suisse/Tremont index to finish down 0.45 per cent for February

Credit Suisse/Tremont index to finish down 0.45 per cent for February

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 12:02

Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish down 0.45 per cent in February. »

Newedge launches additional absolute return indices

Newedge launches additional absolute return indices

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 11:55

Newedge has launched a range of indices covering global macro and commodity trading strategies. »

Law firm Lussan announces opening of Luxembourg office

Law firm Lussan announces opening of Luxembourg office

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 06:00

Investment law firm Lussan, an affiliate of the hedge fund consultancy group Laven Partners, has continued its expansion with the opening of a representative office in Luxembourg.< »

Blue Sky Asset Management appoints business development manager

Blue Sky Asset Management appoints business development manager

Tue, 10/03/2009 - 05:59

Structured investment specialist Blue Sky Asset Management has strengthened its business support team with the recruitment of Chris Gillam from Cazenove Capital Management as business d »

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Hedge funds decline 0.78 per cent in February as equity markets plummet, says Hennessee

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 16:22

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 0.78 per cent in February, although it remains positive with a bare 0.12 per cent gain so far in 2009, according to Hennessee Group, a provider o »

International Centre for Financial Regulation appoints David Currie as chairman

International Centre for Financial Regulation appoints David Currie as chairman

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 15:59

The International Centre for Financial Regulation has announced that David Currie has been appointed as its first chairman. »

Jersey confident it will escape tax haven crackdown

Jersey confident it will escape tax haven crackdown

Mon, 09/03/2009 - 12:00

Jersey remains confident it will not be included in any crackdown on offshore jurisdictions by the G20 nations, according to Geoff Cook, chief executive of industry promotional body Jer »

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Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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