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Credit crunch seen easing but funds continue to stumble

Credit crunch seen easing but funds continue to stumble

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 07:01

The first signs that the fall-out from the collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage sector may be easing came this week, with BNP Paribas reopening three funds after resolving asset valuation »

Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Comment: Cracking the ultimate code to wealth?

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 07:00

Shoham Cohen, co-founder of Singapore-based hedge fund service provider ESC Financial Services, says that Harry Markowitz's modern portfolio theory, introduced in 1952, is no longer fully »

Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Watson Wyatt boosts real estate and hedge fund teams

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:59

Investment consultant Watson Wyatt has made two hires to boost its research into real estate investment managers and hedge fund managers, and added five new graduates to its manager resear »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Carlyle moves to shore up struggling mortgage securities fund

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:58

The Carlyle Group has added a second USD100m loan facility to boost the liquidity provision of its listed debt fund Carlyle Capital Corporation, which was floated on the Euronext Amsterdam »

Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Customer Effective unveils front office relationship management software

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:57

Customer Effective, an implementer of Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management software, has launched Capital Effective, a front-office relationship management solution designed »

South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

South African bond market prepares to welcome foreign members

Fri, 31/08/2007 - 06:56

Firms operating on the Johannesburg-based Bond Exchange of South Africa have welcomed a proposal to allow remote membership of the exchange during a symposium organised by the exchange to »

Hedge fund inflows close to record in second quarter, says Lipper Tass report

Hedge fund inflows close to record in second quarter, says Lipper Tass report

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 07:00

Net hedge fund industry inflows during the second quarter of this year increased to USD41.1bn, representing growth of 3.42 per cent in assets since March, and a performance gain of USD80.5 »

Jersey's fund assets pass GBP200bn mark

Jersey's fund assets pass GBP200bn mark

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 07:00

The net asset value of funds under administration in Jersey rose by 8.2 per cent to GBP210.4bn over the three months to the end of June, according to the latest figures published by the in »

GFI brokers first cleared cat derivatives trade on Nymex

GFI brokers first cleared cat derivatives trade on Nymex

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 06:59

GFI Group has brokered the first catastrophe risk trade on the New York Mercantile Exchange, an option on the nationwide catastrophe risk futures contract, with global reinsurer Swiss Re a »

Mark Melchiorre joins UBS's O'Connor as head of credit strategies

Mark Melchiorre joins UBS's O'Connor as head of credit strategies

Thu, 30/08/2007 - 06:58

UBS Global Asset Management has announced that O'Connor, the hedge fund specialist within the bank's alternative and quantitative investments group, has appointed Mark Melchiorre as head o »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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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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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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