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New ETFs improve index tracking and reduce trading costs

New ETFs improve index tracking and reduce trading costs

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:19

Exchange-traded funds allow investors to track the performance of specific market segments more efficiently and reduce costs, helping institutions to create more efficient portfolios for use in cor »

Institutional market poised for take-off

Institutional market poised for take-off

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:15

The change of the law in 2004 allowed hedge funds and funds of hedge funds to be launched under German regulations for the first time. »

Derivatives take larger role with hedge funds

Derivatives take larger role with hedge funds

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:09

Surging flows of capital into hedge funds over the past few years have aroused fears that overcrowding in popular strategies will drive returns down and reduce the appeal of alternative investment »

Hedge Funds Liberalisation Starts to Bear Fruit

Hedge Funds Liberalisation Starts to Bear Fruit

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 10:03

When Germany liberalised its rules governing hedge funds and taxation of their income at the beginning of 2004 the initiative was hailed in some quarters as a new dawn for the sector. »

KGR Capital's European office gains authorisation from the FSA in London

KGR Capital's European office gains authorisation from the FSA in London

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 07:00

KGR Capital has gained authorisation for KGR Capital (Europe) Ltd from the UK Financial Services Authority. »

UK funds under management up 7% in 2005 to record USD 3.5 trillion

UK funds under management up 7% in 2005 to record USD 3.5 trillion

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 07:00

Assets under management of the UK fund management industry increased for the third year running in 2005 to USD 3,450 billion. »

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Torrey appoints Shu Nung Lee as Vice President of research

Wed, 09/08/2006 - 06:59

Shu Nung Lee, CFA, has joined SEC-registered investment adviser Torrey Associates Vice President of Research.  »

IoM publishes comments on corporate tax liability capping proposals

IoM publishes comments on corporate tax liability capping proposals

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 07:00

The Isle of Man Treasury has published details the comments received to its proposals on capping corporate tax liabilities. »

Ex-Baring team launch first fund for Resolution joint venture

Ex-Baring team launch first fund for Resolution joint venture

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 06:59

The Joint venture between Resolution Asset Management and Hexam Capital, formed by an ex-Baring team, has launched its first fund. »

Comment: Will investable indices survive?

Comment: Will investable indices survive?

Tue, 08/08/2006 - 06:58

Primores Absolute Return Investing asks whether it's worth paying for the 'advantages' investable indices provide… »

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