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Buy side and sell side struggle to regain strength in 2010

Buy side and sell side struggle to regain strength in 2010

Wed, 03/02/2010 - 11:55

The electronic trading revolution that brought the buy-side desk from telephones and working order to algorithms and smart order routing is effectively in place, says Tabb Group in an industry benchmark research study.  »

Chinese economy 'inspires optimism and caution in hedge funds'

Wed, 03/02/2010 - 11:52

There is a good deal of optimism about prospects for the Chinese economy, a major organisation has asserted. »

BP profit announcement 'should not influence hedge funds'

Wed, 03/02/2010 - 11:52

Hedge funds should not be put off by the 45 per cent fall in profits of BP, an expert has advised. »

Long/short equity hedge funds outperform in January

Long/short equity hedge funds outperform in January

Wed, 03/02/2010 - 10:26

Based on the January performance for the Credit Suisse Long/Short Liquid Index, long/short equity funds posted negative returns in January but outperformed global equity indices. »

Cumulus Energy Fund returns 68 per cent in 2009

Cumulus Energy Fund returns 68 per cent in 2009

Wed, 03/02/2010 - 06:17

The Cumulus team at PCE Investors has reported a 2009 full year return of 68.58 per cent for the Cumulus Energy Fund. »

Managing Partners sees growing interest in life settlement funds in Asia

Managing Partners sees growing interest in life settlement funds in Asia

Wed, 03/02/2010 - 06:11

Managing Partners, an investment company that manages funds investing in life settlements, says it is encountering a groundswell of investor interest in Asia after becoming the first company to have a life settlement fund authorised for distribution to institutions in South Korea. »

SmartPool achieves record trading volumes in January

SmartPool achieves record trading volumes in January

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 16:04

SmartPool, the European dark liquidity pool created by NYSE Euronext in partnership with HSBC, J.P. Morgan and BNP Paribas, had record trading volumes in January and compound growth following its migration to NYSE Euronext’s Universal Trading Platform on 23 November 2009. »

Investment managers underestimate impact of AIFM directive

Investment managers underestimate impact of AIFM directive

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 15:24

Investment managers are failing to perceive the risks associated with the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Manager’s directive, according to a report by BDO. »

Noci targets hedge fund investors for film finance

Noci targets hedge fund investors for film finance

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 14:12

Noci Pictures Entertainment, a recently launched Chicago-based alternative investment firm, is in discussions with hedge fund investors about investing in the film industry. »

Backstop Solutions opens Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong

Backstop Solutions opens Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 14:10

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of software-as-a-service platforms for the alternative asset management industry, has opened its Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong. »

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