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Risks remain despite a relatively placid outlook for 2006

Risks remain despite a relatively placid outlook for 2006

Tue, 03/01/2006 - 06:13

Like 2005, 2006 should see relatively buoyant growth and tame inflation. »

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Cayman's booming hedge fund industry passes a mile stone.

Tue, 03/01/2006 - 06:03

At the end of November the Cayman Islands' hedge fund industry passed a milestone with the registration of the 10,000th fund to be authorised by the »

Last Atlantis Capital Management launches new Master Fund

Last Atlantis Capital Management launches new Master Fund

Fri, 30/12/2005 - 06:17

Last Atlantis Capital Management, LLC (LACM) has launched a series of hedge funds structured with the aim of delivering consistent risk-adjusted returns. LACM is a »

Capco publishes joint white paper on MiFD

Capco publishes joint white paper on MiFD

Fri, 30/12/2005 - 06:13

Capco has published a joint white paper co-authored with HP on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFD) entitled: "MiFD: A Smart Response". The paper »

MSCI Barra launches MSCI BRIC Equity Index

MSCI Barra launches MSCI BRIC Equity Index

Thu, 29/12/2005 - 06:17

MSCI Barra has launched the MSCI BRIC Equity Index, which combines the firm's Brazil, Russia, China and India Combined indexes into one benchmark Index. The MSCI BR »

Jersey's Funds Business reaches another record high

Jersey's Funds Business reaches another record high

Thu, 29/12/2005 - 06:13

The third quarter statistics for Jersey's Finance Industry show that funds business continues to reach new highs. The banking sector has also grown and, to-date, do »

Mercer Human Resource Consulting appoints head of MGI

Mercer Human Resource Consulting appoints head of MGI

Wed, 28/12/2005 - 06:13

Phil de Cristo is to join Mercer Human Resource Consulting in the newly created position of President of Mercer Global Investments (MGI). »

NASDAQ gains new trading platform through acquisition of INET

NASDAQ gains new trading platform through acquisition of INET

Wed, 28/12/2005 - 06:13

The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc (NASDAQ) has completed its acquisition of the INET ECN, which now provides the exchange with a superior trading platform. Pursuant to t »

Harcourt lists funds on the Irish Stock Exchange

Harcourt lists funds on the Irish Stock Exchange

Tue, 27/12/2005 - 06:13

In an attempt to satisfy the need of institutional investors for greater transparency, Harcourt has had several of funds listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. The lis »

Banking total adds gloss to Guernsey fund success

Banking total adds gloss to Guernsey fund success

Tue, 27/12/2005 - 06:11

Banking statistics announced this week are further evidence of a great year for Guernsey, according to GuernseyFinance chief executive Peter Niven. Deposits held wi »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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