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Taking the headache out of system selection and implementation

Taking the headache out of system selection and implementation

Mon, 14/07/2008 - 18:00

Many hedge fund managers do not have the resources to select or implement a risk or trading system. InteDelta's system selection and implementation services can help. »

Hedge funds decline 0.64 per cent in June but survive the tsunami, says Hennessee

Hedge funds decline 0.64 per cent in June but survive the tsunami, says Hennessee

Mon, 14/07/2008 - 07:00

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 0.64 per cent in June and is down by 0.85 per cent for the first six months of this year, according to Hennessee Group, a provider of industry da »

Jill Considine to join Fulcrum Group as chairman

Jill Considine to join Fulcrum Group as chairman

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 23:27

Fulcrum Group, a Hamilton, Bermuda-based administrator for the hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed Jill M. »

Managed futures win favour with Australian investors, says SuperFund affiliate

Managed futures win favour with Australian investors, says SuperFund affiliate

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 22:43

The robust global performance of managed futures funds is now attracting the attention of Australian investors looking to strengthen portfolios during times of extreme global market volati »

Business as usual, says Channel Islands' Dawnay Day Milroy

Business as usual, says Channel Islands' Dawnay Day Milroy

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 22:33

Following reports that administrators are about to be called in at companies belonging to the UK-based Dawnay Day group, Channel Islands-based alternative investment manager Dawnay Day Mil »

Counterparty risk gets hedge funds' attention

Counterparty risk gets hedge funds' attention

Sun, 13/07/2008 - 20:00

Hedge fund managers have traditionally paid little attention to their counterparty risk. The banks and prime brokers with whom they deal were deemed too big to fail. »

Singapore Exchange unveils plans to encourage alternative fund listings

Singapore Exchange unveils plans to encourage alternative fund listings

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 07:00

The Singapore Exchange is inviting public comment on proposed changes to its securities listing rules that would widen the range of companies and p »

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Distressed company investors could be forced to take over German businesses, warns law firm

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:59

New German legislation passed last week that will come into force this summer could oblige hedge funds, private equity firms or other investors tha »

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

CFTC amends no-action letter issued to Dubai exchange to curb oil price speculation

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:58

The US futures regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has taken further steps to curb what it sees as damaging speculation on the pri »

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Exchange-traded carbon derivatives can benefit institutions, says Eurex report

Fri, 11/07/2008 - 06:57

Trading in carbon dioxide instruments such as the European Union's EU Emission Allowance and Certified Emission Reductions has grown significantly »

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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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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

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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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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