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Financial crisis leaves equity derivatives market in flux

Financial crisis leaves equity derivatives market in flux

Tue, 09/12/2008 - 15:08

European institutional investors and banks increased their use of equity derivatives in the first half of 2008, but it is unclear how far the market will be affected by the crisis among »

Market turmoil prompts rise in traded life policies investment

Market turmoil prompts rise in traded life policies investment

Tue, 09/12/2008 - 06:00

Market turmoil in 2008 has caused a surge of money into funds that invest in traded life policies, a report by Professor Merlin Stone of the Bristol Business School reveals. »

Mentor Capital "outperforms S&P 500 by 15 per cent"

Mentor Capital "outperforms S&P 500 by 15 per cent"

Tue, 09/12/2008 - 05:58

Mentor Capital says its lead hedge fund has had no redemptions during the financial crises and continues its long-term record of outperforming the S&P 500 by approximately 15 per ce »

Hedge fund industry "to post modest losses in November"

Hedge fund industry "to post modest losses in November"

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 16:00

The hedge fund industry is expected to post modest losses in November, which is welcome news after two of the lowest months of performance on record, says Credit Suisse. »

Florida court issues preliminary injunctions against commodity pool operator

Florida court issues preliminary injunctions against commodity pool operator

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 12:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced the issue of preliminary injunctions by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida against the commodity pool o »

Como names head of investor relations and business development

Como names head of investor relations and business development

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 11:58

Como Asset Management, an affiliate of Geneva Trading USA, has named Cynthia Williams as director of investor relations and business development. »

Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 06:03

UK pooled funds of hedge funds failed to achieve positive returns during the third quarter of this year, recording a median loss of 9.7 per cent, according to Bank of New York Mellon's ass »

HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

HighView Financial Group announces strategic partnership with Fortune Asset Management

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 05:54

London-base fund of hedge funds manager Fortune Asset Management has established a strategic partnership with HighView Financial Group, a financial advisory firm based in Oakville, Canada, »

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Augustus Global Rates Fund more than doubles assets in 12 months

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:03

Boosted by an annual return of 13.56 per cent over the 12 months to October 31, Augustus Asset Managers' JB Global Rates Hedge Fund has seen its assets under management more than double in »

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Beacon Trust Company acquires Clear Asset Management

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 16:00

Madison, New Jersey-based asset and wealth manager Beacon Trust Company has acquired Clear Asset Management in a transaction that will create a firm with combined assets under management a »

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