Record open interest in European equity options at Eurex

Eurex has set new open interest records in the Dutch and French equity options segment. Eurex announced on Tuesday that open interest in Dutch equity options reache »

Permal hires Merrill Lynch to explore way forward

Permal Group, the funds of hedge funds manager, has hired investment bank Merrill Lynch to conduct a strategic review of its business. Permal, which oversees about »

Macro Index takes the lead as Equity Hedge Index dives

The Macro Index recorded a strong gain (0.68%) to lead the performance of the HFRX indices this week. The Market Directional Index also recorded a gain of 0.37% followed closely by the Distr »

Ex-Q Investment pros in value-oriented small cap launch

Steven McIntyre and Todd J. Stein have left billion dollar Q Investments of Ft. »

Progressive launches first single manager hedge fund

Progressive Alternative Investments Limited has launched the Stockbridge Fund; a UK long/short, small/mid cap hedge fund that began trading on 1 October. The princi »

Opus Prime launches from Schneider Platform

Opus Prime Capital will be launching a discretionary managed futures program later this month on Schneider's London-based hedge funds platform. Opus is the sponsor »

Macquarie launches into retail hedge funds

Macquarie Equity Markets has launched the fourth series of its Equinox FoHF in response to a growing retail demand in Australia for hedge funds. Macquarie associate »

Bloomberg-JPMorgan launch first tradable Emerging Asia Currency Index

JPMorgan and Bloomberg have launched the Bloomberg-JPMorgan Asia Currency Index, the first tradable index of Emerging Asia currencies. David Puth, global head of cu »

Investment banks move on GLG Partners and Highbridge Capital

Two of the world's largest banks, Lehman Holdings Inc. and JPMorgan Chase are buying into the funds of hedge funds business by acquiring major players. Lehman Holdings Inc. »

Analysts repeat 'buy' recommendation on Man Group shares

The shares of London-listed Man Group were hit by uncertain financial markets and fears of poor returns at its flagship funds in the six months to September 30. Ass »

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