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F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

F&C launches systematic European long/short trading hedge fund

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

F&C Alternative Investments, the single strategy hedge fund division of F&C Asset Management, has expanded its range of products with the launch of F&C Zircon, a systematic Eur »

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

New daily record for EU carbon emission allowances futures

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

The market for European Union carbon dioxide emission allowances, operated jointly by the European Energy Exchange and derivatives exchange Eurex, saw a new daily record set with the tradi »

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

OneChicago launches single-stock futures trading on PowerShares ETF

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

OneChicago, an electronic exchange for trading single-stock futures, has launched trading of futures on the PowerShares QQQ and iShares Russell 2000 exchange-traded funds, adding to a rost »

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

RAB Capital reports static profits in trading update

Tue, 22/01/2008 - 06:00

RAB Capital, the AIM-listed hedge fund manager that is currently grabbing the headlines as a near 7 per cent shareholder in stricken UK mortgage bank Northern Rock, expects to report the b »

Indexed investment unlocks Africa

Indexed investment unlocks Africa

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 15:30

Amid the clamour of international investors for access to emerging markets such as Latin America, India and China over the past couple of years, Africa - South Africa excepted - has largely passed »

Comment: the case for absolute return investing

Comment: the case for absolute return investing

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 06:30

Daniel Sheard of Augustus Asset Managers discusses how poor equity and fixed-income performance have driven the development of absolute return investment and how it is becoming an establis »

Edhec indices see emerging markets well on top in 2007

Edhec indices see emerging markets well on top in 2007

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 06:00

The asset and risk management research centre of French business school Edhec has reported that three of the hedge fund strategies it monitors - event-driven, merger arbitrage and »

Martin Asset Management launches alternative energy fund

Martin Asset Management launches alternative energy fund

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 06:00

Tarzana, California-based Martin Asset Management has announced plans to launch the Ilios Alternative Energy Fund, a long-biased investment with between USD10m and USD15m in assets, and is »

Morningstar sees 2 per cent gains for hedge funds in fourth quarter

Morningstar sees 2 per cent gains for hedge funds in fourth quarter

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 06:00

Hedge funds in Morningstar's database, excluding funds of funds, returned an average of 1.98 per cent during the fourth quarter of 2007, outperforming the S&P 500 Index and the MSCI Wo »

NYSE Euronext boosts ETF and options business by acquiring American Stock Exchange

NYSE Euronext boosts ETF and options business by acquiring American Stock Exchange

Mon, 21/01/2008 - 06:00

NYSE Euronext, parent of the New York Stock Exchange and the Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam exchanges, has agreed to acquire the American Stock Exchange in a deal that creates an undisputed »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, exclusive Preqin survey results reveal that while industry performance has been poor, investors remain committed to the asset class. ... »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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In an excerpt from the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, the spotlight is on investors’ attitudes towards alternative private real estate exposure.  ... »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

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Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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