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NYSE Euronext's European equities migrate to the Universal Trading Platform

NYSE Euronext's European equities migrate to the Universal Trading Platform

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 16:05

NYSE Euronext has announced that all European equities, including exchange traded funds, listed on the company's Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris markets are now trading on its Uni »

Almost all hedge fund strategies posted their worst losses in 2008, says Edhec

Almost all hedge fund strategies posted their worst losses in 2008, says Edhec

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 15:59

All hedge fund strategies except for CTAs and short sellers posted their worst losses in 2008, according to a report from Edhec. »

Magma Fund Advisors withdraws from National Futures Association

Magma Fund Advisors withdraws from National Futures Association

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 11:57

The Chicago-based National Futures Association has accepted Magma Fund Advisors' settlement offer to withdraw membership and to never reapply. »

State Street Global Advisors to manage ETF asset allocation portfolios

State Street Global Advisors to manage ETF asset allocation portfolios

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 11:55

State Street Global Advisors has been appointed as a portfolio strategist firm by Genworth Financial Wealth Management to manage a series of six tactical asset allocation portfolios usi »

Hedge fund assets decline by USD700bn

Hedge fund assets decline by USD700bn

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 11:53

Total hedge fund assets at the end of 2008 were USD1.43trn, a decline of over USD700bn or 34 per cent from 2007 levels, according to Crédit Agricole Structured Asset Management's »

Eurex to add four new index futures based on Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes

Eurex to add four new index futures based on Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 06:00

International derivatives exchange Eurex has announced it will launch four new commodity index futures on March 30, becoming the first European exc »

Guernsey fund sector remains confident despite drop in level of assets

Guernsey fund sector remains confident despite drop in level of assets

Tue, 17/02/2009 - 05:59

Although the latest figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission show a GBP1bn decrease in the assets under management of funds domicile »

Guernsey funds "resilient" in the face of global market turmoil

Guernsey funds "resilient" in the face of global market turmoil

Mon, 16/02/2009 - 15:58

The adverse performance of the global markets is the primary reason that the value of Guernsey funds fell by GBP1bn (0.5 per cent) during the final quarter of last year, according to Gu »

Codiam fund reports nine per cent NAV growth in first three months

Codiam fund reports nine per cent NAV growth in first three months

Mon, 16/02/2009 - 11:44

The founders of Codiam Fund, which invests in rare vivid coloured diamonds that offer a hedge against market and political crises, have reported an increase of nine per cent in the fund »

Gartmore's European Absolute Return Fund attracts GBP30m in two weeks

Gartmore's European Absolute Return Fund attracts GBP30m in two weeks

Mon, 16/02/2009 - 06:00

Gartmore's European Absolute Return Fund, a Ucits III limited issue vehicle with capacity set at 200 million shares, has raised GBP30m during its first two weeks of trading. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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