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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 »

Equity derivatives move to the mainstream

Equity derivatives move to the mainstream

Sun, 20/01/2008 - 10:30

The latest research by Greenwich Associates into North American and European usage of equity derivatives reveals that these products have moved into mainstream, commonplace usage by institutions on »

Aima publishes guide for offshore alternative fund directors

Aima publishes guide for offshore alternative fund directors

Fri, 18/01/2008 - 14:00

The London-based Alternative Investment Management Association has launched an updated version of its Offshore Alternative Fund Directors' Guide, first published in June 2005, as the lates »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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