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ABC Quant hires Peter de Marigny

ABC Quant, part of Quant Risk Group Hedge Fund Analytics companies, has hired Peter J. de Marigny, manager of Equity Hedge DITMo Strategies, to represent Quant Suite. »


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Investor flows into hedge funds jumped in July

The HFN Hedge Fund Aggregate Index rose by 1.72 per cent in July and 1.84 per cent in the first seven months of 2010. »


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Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 0.7 per cent in July

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index was up 0.7 per cent in July, lifting year-to-date gains to 0.8 per cent. »


Morten Spenner, chief executive at International Asset Management

Market conditions to benefit long/short equity and credit managers

Morten Spenner, chief executive at International Asset Management, believes credit and equity market conditions bode well for security selection and should in particular benefit long/short equity and credit managers. »


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S&P launches indices measuring risk premium between asset classes and markets

Standard & Poor’s has launched the S&P Factor Indices, which seek to measure the risk premium inherent between asset classes and financial markets, creating a means for investors to track the spread between a long and short sub-index.  »


Peter Reitz, Eurex executive board member

Eurex to offer euro gold contract

Derivatives exchange Eurex will launch futures and options on Xetra-Gold, an exchange-traded commodity in Germany. »


Market

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.15 per cent in July

Hedge funds gained 2.15 per cent in July, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Risk

Secured Life Fund offers lower risk than traded life policies, says Walters

A new income producing asset class based on securitising loans underpinned by US life insurance policies presents investors with considerably reduced risk when compared to securitised life settlement funds, says Andrew Walters, finance director for the Secured Life Fund. »


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Hedge fund trading volumes up 36 per cent

Hedge funds are quickly regaining some of the clout they lost in US fixed income markets during the market meltdown, a study by Greenwich Associates suggests. »


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Carbon360 launches the Fund Administration Market

Research and consulting firm Carbon360 has launched the Fund Administration Market, a service designed to aid fund managers with the selection of fund administrators. »


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