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LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The London Metal Exchange has announced it will launch two minor metals contracts in the second half of 2009 for molybdenum and cobalt. »

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The newly-launched PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds will invest in collective investment schemes, unit trusts, Oeics, investment trusts, funds »

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

UK actuarial and financial services provider Punter Southall Group has announced a joint venture with Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Octane to c »

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

Stephen Couttie has been appointed chief executive of London-based RAB Capital in succession to the firm's co-founder Philip Richards, who is stepp »

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:01

In a settlement reached with the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Steven Harrison, a former hedge fund manager with Moore Capital Management, ag »

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:00

Guernsey's funds industry is outperforming its nearest competitor, according to Peter Niven, chief executive of industry promotional body Guernsey »

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 06:59

GAM has launched GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic, an absolute return fund that uses the Ucits III framework to offer retail clients access to a st »

NYSE Euronext to launch pan-European MTF

NYSE Euronext to launch pan-European MTF

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 06:59

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is launching a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) for the trading of pan-European blue-chip stocks, as part of its strategy to »

Attend the London Hedge Fund Summit for free

Attend the London Hedge Fund Summit for free

Mon, 08/09/2008 - 18:14

Today's market environment continues to force hedge fund managers to keep a close eye on profitability and productivity. »

Portfolio compression platform launched to reduce CDS operational risk

Portfolio compression platform launched to reduce CDS operational risk

Mon, 08/09/2008 - 17:47

Markit and Creditex have launched an industry-wide portfolio compression platform for the credit derivative market with the first live runs complet »

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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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