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Hedge funds deliver strong returns in September, says Man

Hedge fund managers increased their appetite for risk in September following signals that the Federal Reserve will vote to take additional quantitative easing measures when it meets in November, according to hedge fund provider Man.  »


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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 3.23 per cent in September

Early estimates indicate the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index will post its best year-to-date performance in September, gaining 3.23 per cent for the month.  »


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Syz expands its funds analysis activity

The Swiss banking group Syz has launched Syz Fund Research, a fund analysis and long only manager selection service. »


Brian Ruane, BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services

BNY Mellon appoints sales and service delivery heads

BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services has named Marina Lewin head of global sales and Steve Farlese head of global service delivery. »


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US institutions hopeful for recovery in equity derivatives

Following a slowdown in trading activity from mid-year 2009 to mid-year 2010, US institutions are hopeful about a recovery in equity derivatives trading volumes in 2011, but hardly bullish. »


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Diva Synergy Fund tops hedge fund rankings

Diva Synergy, the event driven investment fund managed by Bernheim Dreyfus, has topped the rankings of hedge fund data providers BarclayHedge and Morningstar for performance to end-September 2010. »


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RWC Partners boosts profile in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Susanne Sorge will be joining RWC Partners at the end of October. »


Gary Palmer, chief executive of the Irish Funds Industry Association

Irish funds industry reaches all time high

Total assets under administration in Ireland have hit an all time high of EUR1.8trn – up from EUR1.2trn at the same period last year and EUR1.4trn at the end of 2009. »


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Hedge funds post inflow of USD11.3bn in August

The hedge fund industry posted an estimated inflow of USD11.3bn or 0.7 per cent of assets in August 2010, the largest inflow since February after redeeming a total USD3.1bn in June and July, according to TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge. »


Guernsey’s chief minister Lyndon Trott

Guernsey signs tax agreement with Greece

Guernsey has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Greece. »


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