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Decentralisation of trading creates attracts host of new players

Decentralisation of trading creates attracts host of new players

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:18

A year is a long time in financial markets. »

Threat of regulation spurs revamp of hedge fund operations

Threat of regulation spurs revamp of hedge fund operations

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:16

It is fashionable to blame hedge funds for the world's ills, and politicians have not waited long before pointing the finger at them over the credit crunch and the subsequent recession. »

CDS on Bclear - a safer, clearer route for OTC

CDS on Bclear - a safer, clearer route for OTC

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:05

When former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan acknowledges that he was "partially" wrong in his belief that some trading instruments, specifically credit default swaps (CDS), did no »

Research Management Solutions: the Antidote to Information Overload

Research Management Solutions: the Antidote to Information Overload

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 14:04

The investment industry today is more information intensive and data dependent than ever. »

The intelligence swap: technology for strategy

The intelligence swap: technology for strategy

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 13:58

Hedge funds have always had an interesting and diverse relationship with IT: from mission-critical, proprietary systems and prime broker-sourced systems to creating ad hoc spreadsheets - or ignorin »

Changing the way investors and managers communicate

Changing the way investors and managers communicate

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 13:56

The flow of information between hedge fund managers and investors has historically been challenging for both parties. »

Euroclear to acquire Xtrakter from International Capital Market Association

Euroclear to acquire Xtrakter from International Capital Market Association

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 12:02

Euroclear and the International Capital Market Association have signed an agreement under which the international clearing house will acquire Xtrakter, an ICMA subsidiary, for an undisclos »

CIA's Hurdle fund of hedge funds enters third year in positive territory

CIA's Hurdle fund of hedge funds enters third year in positive territory

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 12:01

Channel Islands Alternatives, a Guernsey-based fund of hedge funds manager, has announced continued positive performance returns for its Hurdle fund of hedge funds. »

Policy Selection traded life settlement fund "returning three times UK base rate"

Policy Selection traded life settlement fund "returning three times UK base rate"

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 06:01

A steady return of between 9 and 11 per cent for the Assured Fund is currently outperforming any other investment vehicle in today's market conditions, according to fund manager Policy Sel »

Eurex Clearing and Clearstream to launch central counterparty service for securities lending

Eurex Clearing and Clearstream to launch central counterparty service for securities lending

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 06:01

Eurex Clearing and Clearstream Banking Luxembourg have announced plans to launch a central counterparty service for securities lending in the second quarter of 2009, subject to regulatory »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

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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As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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