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Dubai authority and Shariah Capital launch Shariah Hedge Fund Index

Dubai authority and Shariah Capital launch Shariah Hedge Fund Index

Thu, 08/01/2009 - 12:00

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority and Shariah Capital have launched the Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index, which they say is the first internationally-recognised index comprised »

Record year for Singapore derivatives and ETF markets in 2008

Record year for Singapore derivatives and ETF markets in 2008

Thu, 08/01/2009 - 12:00

The Singapore Exchange has announced that its derivatives and exchange traded fund markets set new trading records in 2008. »

C.P. Eaton Partners adds to Shanghai team for Asia-Pacific coverage

C.P. Eaton Partners adds to Shanghai team for Asia-Pacific coverage

Thu, 08/01/2009 - 06:00

Independent placement agent C.P. »

Global equity markets end 2008 on a positive note

Global equity markets end 2008 on a positive note

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 16:00

Global equity markets rebounded in December, with 19 of the 21 emerging markets and 22 of the 25 developed markets posting gains during the month, according to Standard & Poor's Ind »

Darwin Financial Platform launched by industry experts

Darwin Financial Platform launched by industry experts

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 15:58

A group of industry experts has launched Darwin Financial Platform, a company offering full service business partnerships to starting investment managers. »

Counterparty risk now much more critical for hedge funds, says report

Counterparty risk now much more critical for hedge funds, says report

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 11:59

Managing counterparty risk is a much more critical component of a hedge fund's overall business operations today than it has been in previous years, according to a white paper published »

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Stuart Davies as chief investment officer

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Stuart Davies as chief investment officer

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 06:00

Investment adviser Ramius Fund of Funds Group has appointed Stuart Davies as a managing director and chief investment officer, effective 20 January 2009. »

Marathon Asset Management expands partnership

Marathon Asset Management expands partnership

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 05:57

Alternative investment manager Marathon Asset Management has announced the appointment of five additional partners. »

Star manager quits Paulson to launch own hedge fund business

Star manager quits Paulson to launch own hedge fund business

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 16:44

An investment manager credited with helping Paulson & Co become one of the biggest and most successful hedge fund managers over the past two years has quit to set up his own investment »

Nasdaq OMX's IDCG launches clearing house for OTC interest rate swaps

Nasdaq OMX's IDCG launches clearing house for OTC interest rate swaps

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 16:00

International Derivatives Clearing Group, a majority-owned, independently operated subsidiary of the Nasdaq OMX Group, has begun accepting US dollar-denominated interest rate swap futur »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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