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New CBOT contract offers transparency while replicating traditional OTC trading conventions

New CBOT contract offers transparency while replicating traditional OTC trading conventions

Fri, 01/06/2007 - 07:00

The Chicago Board of Trade plans to launch electronically-traded credit default swap Index futures contracts.  The new CBOT CDR Liquid 50TM North American Investment Grade (NAIG) Inde »

UK public endorses retail access to hedge funds

UK public endorses retail access to hedge funds

Fri, 01/06/2007 - 07:00

An overwhelming majority of the British public approves the plans of the country's financial industry regulator, the Financial Services Authority, to extend access to hedge fund products t »

Merrill Lynch takes minority stakes in hedge fund managers

Merrill Lynch takes minority stakes in hedge fund managers

Fri, 01/06/2007 - 06:59

Merrill Lynch has added to its minority stakes in hedge fund management firms by acquiring within the space of a few days non-controlling investments in GSO Capital Partners and Sterling S »

Partners Group wins USD200m investment for hedge fund replication programme

Partners Group wins USD200m investment for hedge fund replication programme

Fri, 01/06/2007 - 06:58

Investment in Partners Group's proprietary Alternative Beta Strategies now exceeds USD1bn following a USD200m investment in the hedge fund replication programme by the Universities Superan »

Comment: An apocalyptic turn for hedge funds?

Comment: An apocalyptic turn for hedge funds?

Fri, 01/06/2007 - 06:57

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, argues that recent criticism of the industry fails to recognise the limitless potential of n »

FSA warns activist funds on insider trading abuses

FSA warns activist funds on insider trading abuses

Fri, 01/06/2007 - 06:56

The Financial Services Authority has issued a warning to activist hedge funds about potential insider trading abuses that may arise where funds build stakes in target companies with a view »

Man Group assets soar to more than USD65bn

Man Group assets soar to more than USD65bn

Fri, 01/06/2007 - 06:55

The assets under management of Man Group, the world's largest publicly traded hedge fund manager, rose by 24 per cent to USD61.7bn in the year to the end of March and net income rose by 27 »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Michael Peters, executive board member, Eurex

The Hedgeweek Interview: Michael Peters, executive board member, Eurex

Thu, 31/05/2007 - 08:00

Michael Peters, a member of the Eurex executive board with responsibility for marketing and sales, outlines the various services and incentives offered by the derivatives exchange to its p »

DGCX to launch world's first Indian rupee futures contract

DGCX to launch world's first Indian rupee futures contract

Thu, 31/05/2007 - 07:00

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange will launch its Indian rupee foreign exchange contract on Thursday, June 7, marking the first time that a rupee currency contract will be traded on »

SwapsWire launches service in Korea as Tullett Prebon and BGC go live

SwapsWire launches service in Korea as Tullett Prebon and BGC go live

Thu, 31/05/2007 - 06:59

SwapsWire has announced it is rolling out its service in Korea this month as Tullett Prebon Money Brokerage (Korea) and BGC Capital Markets and Foreign Exchange Broker (Korea) become the f »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Stack of US dollar bills

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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