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Thames River fund weathers turbulence in GEM equities

Thames River fund weathers turbulence in GEM equities

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 07:00

The Thames River Global Emerging Markets Fund was ranked either top quartile or top decile for every time period monitored by S&P since launch in April 2003. »

Dow Jones Indexes expands Select Dividend Index Series with Australian index

Dow Jones Indexes expands Select Dividend Index Series with Australian index

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 06:59

Dow Jones Indexes has launched the Dow Jones Australia Select Dividend 30 Index that tracks the 30 highest dividend-yielding stocks in Australia. »

Yorkville Advisors appoints pension sales veteran to head investor relations

Yorkville Advisors appoints pension sales veteran to head investor relations

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 06:58

Yorkville Advisors LLC, a firm engaged in providing financing solutions to growing companies in the small-cap sector worldwide, has appointed Tom Anderson to the newly created position of »

EDHEC enters into a partnership with the Ecole d'Economie de Paris

EDHEC enters into a partnership with the Ecole d'Economie de Paris

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 06:57

EDHEC and the Ecole d'Economie de Paris have signed a cooperation agreement to create a programme to support young researchers in Economics. »

Events in the middle east weighed on investors minds again yesterday

Events in the middle east weighed on investors minds again yesterday

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 06:07

Fears over the escalating conflict on the Israeli Lebanese border pushed the price of oil  to $78 per barrel, a new record.  »

Matrix prepares to launch latest structured product

Matrix prepares to launch latest structured product

Thu, 13/07/2006 - 07:00

London-based Matrix Group will launch the Matrix Ascension Plan 3, linked to the Winton Trading Strategies Fund, on Monday 17 July, subject to FSA approval. »

Torrey Associates strengthens sales team

Torrey Associates strengthens sales team

Thu, 13/07/2006 - 06:59

Sean Ballard has joined Torrey Associates, LLC, an SEC-registered FoHF investment adviser, as Vice President of Sales. »

CFTC Staff allows Osaka Securities Exchange's Mini Futures Contract based on the Nikkei 225 to be Offered and Sold in the United States

CFTC Staff allows Osaka Securities Exchange's Mini Futures Contract based on the Nikkei 225 to be Offered and Sold in the United States

Thu, 13/07/2006 - 06:58

The US CFTC is to permit the offer and sale in the USA of the Osaka Securities Exchange's mini futures contract based on the Nikkei 225.  »

Isle of Man Assurance launches fund management company

Isle of Man Assurance launches fund management company

Thu, 13/07/2006 - 06:57

The Isle of Man Assurance Group has significantly expanded its operations with the launch of IOMA Fund and Investment Management Limited (IOMAFIM). »

Guernsey goes for a zero rate of corporate tax

Guernsey goes for a zero rate of corporate tax

Thu, 13/07/2006 - 06:56

Guernsey parliament has passed a set of economic and taxation changes that includes a zero rate of corporate tax and capping personal tax at GBP 250,000. »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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