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US equity markets experience best month in a year in July

The Hennessee Long/Short Equity Index advanced 1.81 per cent in July after the US equity markets experienced their best month in a year on better-than-expected corporate earnings.  »


Singapore

Singapore and Malaysia to strengthen market synergies, says Rivkin

Hedge fund start-ups in Singapore are on the rise after the central bank approved new rules that will exempt most funds from obtaining a capital market services licence. »


Confusion

Investors seek their bearings in fast-changing US fixed income markets

The stampede of investors and dealers into highly liquid rates products during and in the immediate aftermath of the global credit crisis dramatically altered the composition of US fixed income markets. »


Accounts

GLG makes net loss of USD74.6m in quarter two

GLG Partners has reported a GAAP net loss attributable to common stockholders for the quarter ended 30 June 2010 of USD74.6m, or USD0.32 per fully diluted share. »


Fund administration

LaCrosse to provide fund administration services to Pilgrim Partners

Pilgrim Partners Asia, a new Singapore-based investment manager, has selected LaCrosse Global Fund Services to provide fund administration services for the Pilgrim Asian Macro Fund. »


Globe

Carrousel Capital launches Centrix IX global macro/market neutral fund

Carrousel Capital, the closed end fund arbitrageur run by Bruno Sangle-Ferriere, has celebrated its tenth anniversary this week with the launch of the Centrix IX hedge fund. »


Mutual funds

Alps adds five mutual fund clients in second quarter

Alps Fund Services, a provider of asset servicing to the investment management industry, added five new mutual fund clients in the second quarter of 2010. »


Index

Hedge funds return to positive territory in July

Hedge funds returned to positive territory in July, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gaining 1.82 per cent, according to Hedge Fund Research. »


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Hedge funds advance 1.90 per cent in July

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced 1.90 per cent in July, bringing its year-to-date performance to 1.87 per cent. »


Market

SGX seeks to widen participation in clearing of OTC financial derivatives

Singapore Exchange is consulting the public on its proposal to extend its central counterparty clearing services for over-the-counter traded financial derivative contracts to participation from non-bank financial institutions. »


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