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Comment: The long and short of hedge funds: By Philip Saunders, Max King and Dr. Terence Moll at Investec Asset Management

Comment: The long and short of hedge funds: By Philip Saunders, Max King and Dr. Terence Moll at Investec Asset Management

Tue, 03/10/2006 - 06:57

Following the Amaranth debacle, the Global Multi-Asset team at Investec Asset Management examine the pros and cons of investing in hedge funds. »

Eurex integrates Markit dividend forecasts in pricing models

Eurex integrates Markit dividend forecasts in pricing models

Mon, 02/10/2006 - 07:00

Eurex has integrated Markit's dividend forecasts into its calculation of settlement prices. »

Outlook for Commodities to end-2006: The Experts' View

Outlook for Commodities to end-2006: The Experts' View

Mon, 02/10/2006 - 06:59

The Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Total Return Index is down -4.2% over the last 12 months, but up 87.5% for the past five years. »

CFTC allows Hong Kong Futures Exchange's futures contract to be offered and sold in the USA

CFTC allows Hong Kong Futures Exchange's futures contract to be offered and sold in the USA

Mon, 02/10/2006 - 06:58

The CFTC has permitted the offer and sale in the USA of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange Limited's (HKFE's) futures contracts based on the FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (FXC) and the Hang Seng »

AIMA issues Guidance Note on hedge fund side letters

AIMA issues Guidance Note on hedge fund side letters

Mon, 02/10/2006 - 06:57

AIMA this week published a Guidance Note on the use of side letters that offers clarification on key issues that have been raised by the regulatory community. »

Revenue unveils draft of new Statement of Practice for UK investment managers

Revenue unveils draft of new Statement of Practice for UK investment managers

Fri, 29/09/2006 - 07:00

HM Revenue & Customs yesterday announced details of a revised Statement of Practice covering the tax treatment of UK-based investment managers and their overseas clients. »

Luxembourg unveils proposed law on Specialised Investor Funds

Luxembourg unveils proposed law on Specialised Investor Funds

Fri, 29/09/2006 - 07:00

Luxembourg could introduce a new type of fund vehicle designed to encourage the development of hedge funds and other types of alternative investment before the end of the year, after the g »

BISYS Fund Services to pay USD 21 million to settle fraud charges in connection with "improper marketing arrangements" with mutual funds

BISYS Fund Services to pay USD 21 million to settle fraud charges in connection with "improper marketing arrangements" with mutual funds

Fri, 29/09/2006 - 06:59

The SEC this week announced the institution of a settled enforcement action against BISYS Fund Services, Inc, finding that BISYS aided and abetted over two dozen mutual fund advisers in de »

Resolution and Hexam launch second new product

Resolution and Hexam launch second new product

Fri, 29/09/2006 - 06:58

Resolution Asset Management and Hexam Capital Partners have launched their second fund, the Global Resources Absolute Return Fund. »

M2M Management launches shipping fund

M2M Management launches shipping fund

Fri, 29/09/2006 - 06:57

M2M Management has launched the first physical and futures maritime freight fund, Global Maritime Investments Ltd (GMI). »

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