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Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication sees inverse index gain in early January

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication sees inverse index gain in early January

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 11:54

The Credit Suisse Inverse Long/Short Equity Replication Index was up 0.61 per cent net for the month through 15 January, according to Jordan Drachman, head of research for alternative b »

Hedge fund investors noted dangers of inadequate reporting before Madoff, says Edhec

Hedge fund investors noted dangers of inadequate reporting before Madoff, says Edhec

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 11:48

Even before the Madoff scandal, investors were dissatisfied with the quality of information on liquidity and operational risk exposure and had noted the dangers of inadequate reporting, »

SEC charges fugitive trader with defrauding investors at Sarasota-based hedge funds

SEC charges fugitive trader with defrauding investors at Sarasota-based hedge funds

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 06:04

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Arthur Nadel, the Sarasota, Florida-based hedge fund manager who disappeared last week as investors pressed him for USD50m in redempti »

Barclay CTA Index gained 13.9 per cent in 2008

Barclay CTA Index gained 13.9 per cent in 2008

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 05:58

Managed futures gained 13.90 per cent in 2008, the best annual performance for CTAs since their 21.02 per cent return in 1990, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedg »

Emerging market equities suffered most in 2008, says Morningstar

Emerging market equities suffered most in 2008, says Morningstar

Fri, 23/01/2009 - 05:56

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index lost 10.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2008 and 22.2 per cent for the year, wiping out the last two years of gains. »

BlackRock assets under management slip to USD1.3trn as earnings slide

BlackRock assets under management slip to USD1.3trn as earnings slide

Thu, 22/01/2009 - 16:26

BlackRock, the world's largest independent asset manager, has reported asset under management of USD1.31trn at the end of December, and while net income for 2008 was down 21 per cent to »

Guernsey's Praxis acquires Investec Administration Services

Guernsey's Praxis acquires Investec Administration Services

Thu, 22/01/2009 - 16:02

Praxis Fund Services in Guernsey has announced it has signed an initial agreement to purchase Investec Administration Services. »

Independent fund administration "key to rebuilding investor trust"

Independent fund administration "key to rebuilding investor trust"

Thu, 22/01/2009 - 16:00

Independent fund administration is key to rebuilding investor trust, confidence and new business for hedge funds worldwide, according to Dermot Butler, chairman of the Custom House Grou »

70 per cent of hedge funds lost money in 2008, says Barclayhedge

70 per cent of hedge funds lost money in 2008, says Barclayhedge

Thu, 22/01/2009 - 12:00

Hedge funds lost a record 21.44 per cent in 2008, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

First market-neutral Ucits III fund launched in the commodity space

First market-neutral Ucits III fund launched in the commodity space

Thu, 22/01/2009 - 12:00

Deutsche Bank has announced the launch of the Ucits III-compliant DB Platinum Commodity Harvest fund, which will be publicly available in various European jurisdictions. < »

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