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Offshore centres under fire for "economic warfare", warns law firm

Offshore centres under fire for "economic warfare", warns law firm

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 06:59

Offshore financial centres are liable to come under increasing pressure from tax authorities worldwide in the wake of the US Senate investigation i »

Turner Funds launches Turner Core Growth 130/30 Fund

Turner Funds launches Turner Core Growth 130/30 Fund

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 22:28

Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based investment manager Turner Funds has launched its first 130/30 mutual fund, the Turner Core Growth 130/30 Fund, a no-load stock fund that uses a long/short strategy designed »

Axa Investment Managers' fund of hedge funds assets soar past USD5bn

Axa Investment Managers' fund of hedge funds assets soar past USD5bn

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 21:41

Axa Investment Managers has announced that its fund of hedge funds assets have reached USD 5.7billion, with the business, which is run by a team of 28, attracting considerable inflows desp »

Carlyle announces liquidation of Blue Wave multistrategy hedge funds

Carlyle announces liquidation of Blue Wave multistrategy hedge funds

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 07:03

The Carlyle Group has announced that it is winding up its hedge fund management operation, Carlyle-Blue Wave Partners Management, barely 15 months after its launch in April last year, afte »

MSCI Barra launches Global Currency Indices

MSCI Barra launches Global Currency Indices

Mon, 04/08/2008 - 06:40

MSCI Barra has launched the MSCI Global Currency Indices, which may be licensed for use for portfolio management and benchmarking purposes, and to serve as the basis of structured products »

FSA finds no evidence of market manipulation behind HBOS share price slump

FSA finds no evidence of market manipulation behind HBOS share price slump

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 21:08

The Financial Services Authority has announced that its investigation into trading in the stock of mortgage bank HBOS following a sharp fall in its share price has failed to uncover eviden »

Marathon Asset Management expands equity portfolio management team

Marathon Asset Management expands equity portfolio management team

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:14

New York-based Marathon Asset Management has expanded its portfolio management team dedicated to the global equity business by adding industry veterans with substantial experience. »

MFA joins derivatives dealers in commitment to boost market efficiency

MFA joins derivatives dealers in commitment to boost market efficiency

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:11

The Managed Funds Association has announced that it is joining the 17 major derivatives dealers as a signatory to a letter to global regulators committing them to improving operational eff »

Eurex trading volume rises 180 to million contracts in July

Eurex trading volume rises 180 to million contracts in July

Sun, 03/08/2008 - 20:08

Trading volume at the international derivatives exchange Eurex reached 179.5 million contracts in July, a rise of 11 per cent from 162.4 million in July 2007, and the average daily trading »

UBS Names Jon Jodka Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales

UBS Names Jon Jodka Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales

Fri, 01/08/2008 - 07:03

UBS Investment Bank today announced that Jon Jodka will join the firm as Managing Director and Head of US Prime Brokerage Sales within its Equities division. »

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