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Short selling doesn't affect stock prices, says Sydney quant manager

Short selling doesn't affect stock prices, says Sydney quant manager

Tue, 16/12/2008 - 06:00

Short selling has not been a major causal factor in recent share price declines or stock market volatility, according to research from Sydney-based »

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 16:00

As the worst performance year on record for funds of hedge funds draws to a close, hedge funds are also facing record withdrawals, according to Standard & Poor's Fund Services. »

Agora-X goes live with OTC commodities platform

Agora-X goes live with OTC commodities platform

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 15:55

Agora-X has launched an electronic communications network that enables institutional market participants to negotiate over the counter transactions in commodity and derivative contracts »

Cayman waits on new political wind blowing from Washington

Cayman waits on new political wind blowing from Washington

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 14:00

It's probably true to say that members of the financial services industry in the Cayman Islands are awaiting the inauguration of US president-elect Barack Obama on January 20 with a degree of trepi »

Collaboration the way ahead for fund leaders

Collaboration the way ahead for fund leaders

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:55

At the recent G20 meeting convened for world leaders to deliberate on the financial crisis, UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged his counterparts to work together. »

Selecting independent hedge fund directors

Selecting independent hedge fund directors

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:51

In today's environment, corporate governance is no longer a luxury but a necessity, and often a requirement. »

Cayman still the domicile of choice

Cayman still the domicile of choice

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:48

The ongoing financial unease has spread over the globe, and the Cayman Islands are not exempt. »

Amid slowing growth and restructuring, Cayman's appeal endures

Amid slowing growth and restructuring, Cayman's appeal endures

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:45

The hedge fund industry may be starting to feel the full impact of the global credit crunch and concomitant economic downturn but there is no sign that the sector's difficulties are calling into qu »

Providing comfort in distressed markets

Providing comfort in distressed markets

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 13:42

The unrelenting turbulence in the global financial markets is showing no signs of ceasing. »

Eurex and Korea Exchange announce cooperation in derivatives trading

Eurex and Korea Exchange announce cooperation in derivatives trading

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 12:00

Derivatives exchange Eurex and Korea Exchange have announced a product cooperation agreement covering trading and clearing derivatives. »

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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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