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Hedge funds slip again in January, says BarclayHedge

Mon, 16/02/2009 - 05:59

After losing a record 21.53 per cent in 2008, hedge funds began 2009 in the red after sliding 0.26 per cent in January, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, »

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index gains 1.53 per cent in January

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 15:53

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index gained 1.53 per cent in January, with the top performing strategies being fixed income arbitrage, special situations and CTAs short term. »

Canadian institutional investors "vary in enthusiasm for alternatives"

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 15:48

Canadian pension plan sponsors, endowments and foundations are going back to basics and revisiting the fundamental principles by which they run their portfolios, according to a survey b »

Rick Pearson joins Signina Capital to run short-term interest rate strategy

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 12:00

Zurich-based Signina Capital, a specialist in structured asset management, has expanded its investment management team with the addition of Rick Pearson. »

Distressed securities suffers in January as other Dow Jones benchmarks rebound

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 11:50

Two of the three calculated hedge fund strategies covered by Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes, event-driven and merger arbitrage, posted positive returns in the first month of 2009, as main »

Bank of New York Mellon launches MarginDirect liquidity management tool

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 06:03

Bank of New York Mellon has announced the launch of MarginDirect, a liquidity tool that helps hedge funds manage margin positions and reduce counterparty risk in an uncertain credit env »

Hedgebay Trading Corporation launches pricing service for hedge fund investors

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 06:00

Secondary hedge fund market intermediary Hedgebay Trading Corporation has announced the launch of the Hedgebay Pricing Service for hedge fund investors. »

GLG sees assets under management fall nearly 40 per cent in 2008

Fri, 13/02/2009 - 06:00

Alternative investment manager GLG Partners saw net assets under management decline by 39 per cent during 2008, from USD24.6bn to USD15bn, while net income for the year declined 57 per »

New anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code of practice for BVI funds

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 16:00

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published what law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels says are significant changes to the BVI's anti-money laundering and te »

Australia's hedge funds outperform equities in January

Thu, 12/02/2009 - 15:48

Australia's absolute return and hedge funds have again shown their ability to outperform equity indices and long only funds in times of high volatility.   »


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