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Pension funds should consider diversified absolute return strategies, says Insight

Pension funds should consider diversified absolute return strategies, says Insight

Thu, 29/06/2006 - 06:59

Pension schemes should consider combining liability benchmarking with diversified absolute return strategies to generate returns in excess of their liabilities. »

Ermitage attracts former FRM specialist to head Portfolio Construction & Risk

Ermitage attracts former FRM specialist to head Portfolio Construction & Risk

Thu, 29/06/2006 - 06:58

Following its leveraged buyout from Liberty Group in May, Ermitage Limited has appointed Nick Macleod as Head of Quantitative Research & Risk Management. »

Steve Belgrad joins Affiliated Managers Group

Steve Belgrad joins Affiliated Managers Group

Thu, 29/06/2006 - 06:57

Steve Belgrad has joined Affiliated Managers Group's (AMG) executive management team focusing principally on investments in new AMG Affiliates. »

MAXAM makes two key appointments

MAXAM makes two key appointments

Thu, 29/06/2006 - 06:56

MAXAM Capital Management LLC has made two key appointments:  Richard A Phelan as Chief Financial Officer; and David W Jennings as a Managing Director with responsibility for sales and »

Always expect the un-expected

Always expect the un-expected

Thu, 29/06/2006 - 06:34

However,certainly for the FTSE we remain in bear mode whilst the market remains below below 5719 and 5749. »

Good times roll for hedge fund administrators

Good times roll for hedge fund administrators

Wed, 28/06/2006 - 12:31

It may be, as some market participants in Dublin candidly acknowledge, because the global hedge fund business is booming. »

Dow Jones Wilshire Indexes establishes advisory board

Dow Jones Wilshire Indexes establishes advisory board

Wed, 28/06/2006 - 07:00

Dow Jones Indexes and Wilshire Associates have jointly created the Dow Jones Wilshire Indexes Advisory Board. »

The diverse face of investment success in the British Virgin Islands

The diverse face of investment success in the British Virgin Islands

Wed, 28/06/2006 - 06:59

Mark Chapman, Managing Partner at Deloitte & Touche in the British Virgin Islands, explores the breadth of investment strategies employed by the offshore jurisdiction's burgeoning hedg »

Success heralds expansion at Dawnay Day Milroy

Success heralds expansion at Dawnay Day Milroy

Wed, 28/06/2006 - 06:58

Offshore investment management company Dawnay Day Milroy (DDM) has recorded returns in excess of 5% year-to-date despite the volatility of the markets worldwide. »

Bearish outlook on markets

Bearish outlook on markets

Wed, 28/06/2006 - 06:44

Dow ends the day down 120 points we therefore remain bearish and fail to see any reason to change this stance. »

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