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Hedge funds returns strongest in a year, says Greenwich

Hedge funds returns strongest in a year, says Greenwich

Wed, 30/05/2007 - 14:35

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index returned 2.04 per cent in April, the highest average monthly return for the industry since January 2006, but the index nevertheless trailed US, global »

Integrated Asset Management raises GBP10.8m through share placement

Integrated Asset Management raises GBP10.8m through share placement

Wed, 30/05/2007 - 14:34

Alternative investment group Integrated Asset Management, which has around USD1.5bn in assets under management and advice, has raised some GBP10.8m through a placing at 135p per share in o »

CFTC grants relief to NYMEX for DME clearing contracts

CFTC grants relief to NYMEX for DME clearing contracts

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 07:00

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order under Section 4d of the Commodity Exchange Act allowing the New York Mercantile Exchange and registered futures commission merc »

ITG partners with Cogent

ITG partners with Cogent

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:58

Investment Technology Group, Inc and Cogent Consulting LLC have formed a partnership that provides ITG's clients with access to Cogent's industry leading suite of broker review and commiss »

New Star re-opens access to hedge fund index

New Star re-opens access to hedge fund index

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:57

New Star Asset Management is making a third offering of Hedge ETS, a London-listed daily tradable security. »

Old Mutual launches global stat arb fund

Old Mutual launches global stat arb fund

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:56

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) (OMAM) has announced the launch of the Old Mutual Global Statistical Arbitrage Fund, a specialist fund which leverages OMAM's statistical arbitrage capabilit »

Save the date for QWAFAFEW AND PRMIA joint meeting

Save the date for QWAFAFEW AND PRMIA joint meeting

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:55

The 42nd meeting of Chicago QWAFAFEW (Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Education & Wisdom) will be held on Thursday, 14 June from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. »

USFEB to offer futures contracts on Morningstar stock indices

USFEB to offer futures contracts on Morningstar stock indices

Tue, 29/05/2007 - 06:54

The US Futures Exchange has announced an agreement with independent investment research provider Morningstar to offer futures contracts on Morningstar's 15 style- and capitalisation-based »

Canadian managers strive to repair hedge funds' reputation

Canadian managers strive to repair hedge funds' reputation

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 12:07

Large-scale institutional allocations to Canadian hedge funds have been hard to come by. Many managers spent most of last year pitching, only to come up short. »

Assisting the transition to alternative strategies

Assisting the transition to alternative strategies

Mon, 28/05/2007 - 12:03

The Canadian hedge fund marketplace has been growing vigorously over the past couple of  years, keeping pace with international trends. »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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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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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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