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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 »

Completion of Amex acquisition extends NYSE Euronext's US ETF leadership

Completion of Amex acquisition extends NYSE Euronext's US ETF leadership

Thu, 02/10/2008 - 06:28

NYSE Euronext has completed its acquisition of the American Stock Exchange, enhancing its US leadership in the field of exchange-traded funds as well as in cash equities, closed-ended fund »

Guernsey fund administrator Legis appoints managing director

Guernsey fund administrator Legis appoints managing director

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 18:30

Guernsey-based fiduciary and fund administration firm Legis Group has announced the appointment of Alison Mahoney from Barclays Wealth as managing director of Legis Trust. »

Comment: The end of the single prime broker model

Comment: The end of the single prime broker model

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 18:08

Sameer Shalaby, chief executive of hedge fund technology provider Paladyne Systems, says the current financial crisis has sealed the fate of the tr »

European Midday Report: Markets cautious in advance of crucial vote

European Midday Report: Markets cautious in advance of crucial vote

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 14:15

European markets traded cautiously this morning on hopes that the US bailout plan would be approved later this afternoon by the US Senate. »

Hedgeweek Comment: Funds prepare to counter potential redemptions

Hedgeweek Comment: Funds prepare to counter potential redemptions

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 09:57

As fears of mass redemptions reverberate through the hedge fund industry, many managers are implementing defensive tactics to counter the possibility of investors withdrawing their capital »

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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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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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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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