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Hedge fund outflows accelerate in July, says eVestment

Hedge fund outflows accelerate in July, says eVestment

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 07:18

Investors redeemed an estimated net USD25.2 billion from hedge funds in July on the back of outflows of USD23.5 billion in June, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. »

Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs, says TABB Group

Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs, says TABB Group

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 14:10

Exchanges are recognising the changing futures commission merchant (FCM) landscape and are willing to look to new and innovative ways to serve their client base, according to a report by TABB Group. »

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.37 per cent in July

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.37 per cent in July

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 09:31

Managed futures traders gained 0.37 per cent in July, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Aussie hedge funds in good shape, says Kim Ivey

Aussie hedge funds in good shape, says Kim Ivey

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 09:53

Australian hedge funds have recovered from the outflows which occurred during the global financial crisis, according to industry stalwart Kim Ivey (pictured), now an adviser to hedge fund managers and family offices. »

LatAm hedge funds surge in Q2, says HFR

LatAm hedge funds surge in Q2, says HFR

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 15:20

Hedge funds investing in Latin America posted strong gains through mid-2016, reversing declines in four of the past five years, including the last three years, to lead all areas of hedge fund performance through the first half of 2016. »

Former Goldman Sachs trader settles SEC fraud charges

Former Goldman Sachs trader settles SEC fraud charges

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 07:57

Edwin Chin, the former head trader in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) at Goldman Sachs, is to be barred from the securities industry and pay USD400,000 to settle charges that he repeatedly misled customers and caused them to pay higher prices.   »

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S&P Intelligence shows hedge funds moving out of equities

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 14:38

The latest Hedge Fund Tracker analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence shows the top funds managed approximately USD150 billion in equity holdings, up from the USD141 billion under management in the first quarter.  »

Franklin Square Capital Partners consolidates brands under FS Investments name

Franklin Square Capital Partners consolidates brands under FS Investments name

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 08:25

Franklin Square Capital Partners is consolidating its brands under the name FS Investments, with its affiliated broker-dealer FS2 Capital Partners becoming FS Investment Solutions. »

Hedge fund fees, performance and transparency troubling some foundations and endowments, says NEPC survey

Hedge fund fees, performance and transparency troubling some foundations and endowments, says NEPC survey

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 07:41

Some hedge funds and endowments are re-evaluating their allocations to hedge funds, according to a survey by NEPC, which reveals that high fees, underperformance and transparency are major concerns. »

US hedge fund manager charged with fraud

US hedge fund manager charged with fraud

Mon, 15/08/2016 - 07:27

US Federal prosecutors have charged San Francisco hedge fund manager Nicholas Mitsakos with fraud, alleging that he schemed to raise money for his fund by falsely representing past performance and overstating the value of assets under management. »

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