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Hedge fund indices record month of woe for most managers

Hedge fund indices record month of woe for most managers

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 07:03

Hedge funds declined by an average of 5.94 per cent in September, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, bringing the index's decline sin »

Eurex to become first European exchange to launch real estate derivatives

Eurex to become first European exchange to launch real estate derivatives

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 06:57

International derivatives exchange Eurex has signed an agreement with Investment Property Databank to license its European property indices to serve as underlying data sets for futures on »

Industry initiative aims to harmonise hedge fund practices

Industry initiative aims to harmonise hedge fund practices

Mon, 13/10/2008 - 06:39

In a project bringing together some of the world's most prominent hedge fund and financial markets bodies, five groups representing managers and regulators have pooled their work on sound »

Jersey administration industry continues to thrive amid start-up boom

Jersey administration industry continues to thrive amid start-up boom

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:48

The credit crunch and its aftershocks may be wreaking havoc in the global financial markets and institutions around the world may be tottering, but for at least for now the fund services industry i »

Competing on the global playing field

Competing on the global playing field

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:43

Recent years have seen an increasing number of specialist funds launched in Jersey, including property, private equity and hedge funds as well as so-called 'alternative alternatives'. »

A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:35

The rising price of oil and the emergence of sovereign wealth funds from the Gulf region have focused attention on the growing financial strength of the region and on its rapid emergence as a marke »

Unregulated funds give Jersey boost in turbulent times

Unregulated funds give Jersey boost in turbulent times

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:28

At a time when alternative funds are being blamed in some quarters for exacerbating the financial industry crisis, if not necessarily actually provoking it, and politicians throughout the world are »

Supporting managers' presence in Jersey

Supporting managers' presence in Jersey

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:26

Fund managers are increasingly looking to establish a physical presence in offshore jurisdictions, either to optimise tax efficiencies for their funds and management companies or simply because a l »

Appetite grows for unregulated funds

Appetite grows for unregulated funds

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:24

Just months after the launch of Jersey's Unregulated Funds regime, there is already evidence that an appetite is starting to develop for this new category of funds, particularly from large pension »

European Midday Report: Markets drop on fears of global recession

European Midday Report: Markets drop on fears of global recession

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 14:57

European stock markets tumbled following steep falls in Asia today. »

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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