Economic outlook gloomy for US, say hedge fund managers

A survey of more than 70 US hedge fund managers and their advisors has found that most have a broadly pessimistic view of the prospects in 2008 for the country's economy, which 80 per cent »


Hedgeweek Comment: Platinum enthuses investors in exchange-traded products

Platinum has emerged as the most popular commodity in 2008, with platinum and palladium exchange-traded commodities approaching the USD1bn mark for investment this year. »


Outsourcing model boosts Jersey's property role

The Channel Islands' history as a popular domicile for property funds, especially those investing in UK property, stretches back over three decades. »


Hedgeweek Comment: The blame game

With oil prices fast approaching USD130 a barrel and a global food crisis looming, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is scrutinising the role of financi »


Reech claims exceptional performance for debut real estate hedge fund

Specialist derivatives fund manager Reech Alternative Investment Management has reported that its Iceberg Alternative Real Estate Fund, a European real estate relative value fund, has deli »


Eurex halves latency of its trading system with new interface

With the successful roll-out of its optional Enhanced Transaction Solution interface last month, international derivatives exchange Eurex says it has achieved another key milestone of the »


GFI Colliers brokers first long-dated Asia-Pacific OTC property derivative option

GFI Colliers, a joint venture between broker GFI Group and real estate firm Colliers International, has brokered the first long-dated Asian OTC property derivative option in Hong Kong. »


Carey Olsen establishes first unregulated eligible investor fund in Jersey

Acting on instruction from a leading European institutional fund manager, Carey Olsen has established an unregulated eligible investor fund in Jersey, the first vehicle of its kind to be c »


Genesis Merchant Partners seeks loan opportunities in underserved markets

Sands Brothers Asset Management has announced the launch of the Genesis Merchant Partners fund, which provides asset-based and secured loans to companies that are unable to obtain credit f »


Laven Partners launches Redtower Global Macro Fund

London-based investment management consultancy Laven Partners has advised Redtower Asset Management on the launch of its new currency fund, the Redtower Global Macro Fund. »


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