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Hedge funds receive meagre USD817m in March

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 14:06

Hedge funds took in a net USD817m (0.04 per cent of assets) in March, building on an inflow of USD11.4bn in February. »

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Commodity market decreased in April amid tapered growth expectations

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:11

Commodities were lower in April as economic data out of China and Europe supported expectations of continued dampened economic growth. »

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T2 Advisers and GLIF to terminate management contract

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:03

Effective 12 April 2013, T2 Advisers (T2A) ceased serving as the investment adviser to GLI Finance Limited (formerly called Greenwich Loan Income Fund Limited) as a result of GLIF’s internalization of its management and a mutual agreement to terminate its management agreement with T2A.  »

Stephen Lansdown, non-executive director, CISX

Stephen Lansdown appointed non-executive director of CISX

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:23

The board of the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) has appointed Stephen Lansdown as non-executive director. »

Colin Heffron, chief executive of GFI Group

GFI Group acquires team from Phoenix Partners Group

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:14

GFI Group has agreed to acquire certain assets of Phoenix Partners Group, an independent inter-dealer broker operating mainly in the international credit and equity markets. »

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Hedge funds continue their positive run in April, says Lyxor

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:05

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.8 per cent in April, bringing year-to-date performance to +3.2 per cent. »

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Conifer Funds Services opens fund admin office in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:01

San Francisco-based fund administrator Conifer Fund Services is to open a fund administration office in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as part of its strategy to grow in North America. »

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Japanese hedge funds lead Asian hedge fund capital to five-year high

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 06:01

Investors increased allocations to Asian hedge funds in 1Q13 as stimulus measures, quantitative easing and increased bond purchases by the Bank of Japan drove gains across both Japanese equities and the HFRX Japan Index. »

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BNP Paribas appoints Darren Banks as head of UK trustee and depositary business

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 16:01

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Darren Banks to lead on the development of the UK trustee and depositary business. »

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Hedge funds positive for sixth consecutive month, says HFR

Wed, 08/05/2013 - 14:00

Hedge funds posted gains for the sixth consecutive month, as trend-following, quantitative macro strategies successfully navigated the dramatic sell-off in gold and other commodities, according to data released by HFR. »

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