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Managed Funds Association praises SEC for backtrack on public shorting disclosures

Managed Funds Association praises SEC for backtrack on public shorting disclosures

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 14:12

While regretting the extension by the Securities and Exchange Commission of its temporary ban on the short selling of financial stocks, hedge fund industry body the Managed Funds Associati »

Jersey sees fund industry resilience in launch of 26 unregulated funds

Jersey sees fund industry resilience in launch of 26 unregulated funds

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 13:47

The launch of 26 unregulated funds in Jersey since their introduction on February 19 this year represents a solid start for the unregulated regime despite a tricky market environment, acco »

Financial world waits on House of Representatives as bailout goes to second vote

Financial world waits on House of Representatives as bailout goes to second vote

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 09:09

The US House of Representatives is poised to vote again on the bill that would authorise the government to buy up to USD700bn in toxic mortgage ass »

SEC extends measures restricting short selling until October 17

SEC extends measures restricting short selling until October 17

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 06:59

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that it is extending its temporaryprohibition of the short selling of financial stocks until O »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 06:58

John Paulson is continuing to make hay while the financial storms rage. »

GLG "pressing administrators" to clarify exposure to Lehman Brothers International

GLG "pressing administrators" to clarify exposure to Lehman Brothers International

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 06:57

GLG Partners has written to investors saying that it estimates the combined direct exposure of its funds to Lehman Brothers International (Europe) »

Crisis-led demand for derivatives pushes Eurex to record trading volume in September

Crisis-led demand for derivatives pushes Eurex to record trading volume in September

Fri, 03/10/2008 - 06:56

International derivatives exchange Eurex saw a new record month in September with 229.4 million contracts, not including the trading volume of its »

European Midday Report: Shares rise for third day in a row as US bailout progresses through voting sessions

European Midday Report: Shares rise for third day in a row as US bailout progresses through voting sessions

Thu, 02/10/2008 - 14:02

European markets rose for a third day, led by UBS and Fortis. »

Corazon Capital opens Alternative Investment Fund to outside investors

Corazon Capital opens Alternative Investment Fund to outside investors

Thu, 02/10/2008 - 07:24

Corazon Capital, the Channel Islands-based alternative fund of funds manager formerly known as Dawnay Day Milroy, has announced the opening of its Alternative Investment Fund to outside in »

Companies and institutions disagree on short selling ban, says Greenwich survey

Companies and institutions disagree on short selling ban, says Greenwich survey

Thu, 02/10/2008 - 06:37

A majority of institutional investors think the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the UK Financial Services Authority and other global regulators should permit the short selling of fi »

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