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List of bank and hedge fund victims lengthens as receiver sent in to Madoff firm

List of bank and hedge fund victims lengthens as receiver sent in to Madoff firm

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 14:44

The list of clients reported to have invested in Bernard L. »

Madoff fraud helps push Credit Suisse/Tremont index down 4.15 per cent

Madoff fraud helps push Credit Suisse/Tremont index down 4.15 per cent

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 11:58

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index is down 4.15 per cent in November, according to Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index. »

Hedgemedia Special Reports see record downloads in 2008

Hedgemedia Special Reports see record downloads in 2008

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 07:07

This year Hedgemedia produced 27 special reports, and launched a new and popular series of Guides.  Our  Special Reports are widely seen as an authoritative way of reaching the institutio »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 2.34 per cent in November

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 2.34 per cent in November

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 06:03

Hedge funds declined by an average of 2.34 per cent in November, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, bringing the index's decline sinc »

Short selling doesn't affect stock prices, says Sydney quant manager

Short selling doesn't affect stock prices, says Sydney quant manager

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 06:00

Short selling has not been a major causal factor in recent share price declines or stock market volatility, according to research from Sydney-based »

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 16:00

As the worst performance year on record for funds of hedge funds draws to a close, hedge funds are also facing record withdrawals, according to Standard & Poor's Fund Services. »

Agora-X goes live with OTC commodities platform

Agora-X goes live with OTC commodities platform

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 15:55

Agora-X has launched an electronic communications network that enables institutional market participants to negotiate over the counter transactions in commodity and derivative contracts »

Cayman waits on new political wind blowing from Washington

Cayman waits on new political wind blowing from Washington

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 14:00

It's probably true to say that members of the financial services industry in the Cayman Islands are awaiting the inauguration of US president-elect Barack Obama on January 20 with a degree of trepi »

Collaboration the way ahead for fund leaders

Collaboration the way ahead for fund leaders

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:55

At the recent G20 meeting convened for world leaders to deliberate on the financial crisis, UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged his counterparts to work together. »

Selecting independent hedge fund directors

Selecting independent hedge fund directors

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:51

In today's environment, corporate governance is no longer a luxury but a necessity, and often a requirement. »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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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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