Index

Managers remain cautiously positioned in August

Seven out of ten strategies in the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index posted positive performance in August as managers generally remained cautiously positioned with relatively low portfolio risk levels. »


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Eze Castle Integration launches Ledgex Systems for fund of funds

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of IT services, technology and consulting to the investment industry, has launched a subsidiary called Ledgex Systems. »


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Fund of hedge fund managers positive about future

An increased appetite for alternative assets has heightened demand for investment company hedge funds, which currently have GBP6.8bn under management, but the sector has had a turbulent ride, according to research by the Association of Investment Companies.  »


Adrian Odell, head of funds at Crill Canavan

Law firm introduces new fund structure for Jersey

A new fund structure for Jersey has been devised by Jersey-based law firm Crill Canavan and fund administrator Herald Fund Services. »


Hans Hufschmid, GlobeOp chief executive officer

GlobeOp names George Evans head of business development

GlobeOp Financial Services has appointed George Evans as head of business development. »


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Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets appoints head of market strategy

Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets has appointed Charlie Diebel as head of market strategy reporting to Trevor Williams, chief economist. »


Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex admits five exchange members in Taiwan

Derivatives exchange Eurex has admitted the first five exchange members based in Taiwan to its international distribution network. »


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FTSE 100 Index Futures to be available during Asian trading day

NYSE Liffe, the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext, will extend the trading hours of its benchmark FTSE 100 Index Futures contract on 4 October. »


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Coburn Barrett’s GLI Fund up 15 per cent year-to-date

The Global Leveraged Index Fund, a quantitative and global macro strategy fund managed by Coburn Barrett, has a 12 year track record and an annualised return of 14.04 per cent since inception in 1998. »


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Eaton Vance launches Global Macro Absolute Return Advantage Fund

Eaton Vance Management has launched the Eaton Vance Global Macro Absolute Return Advantage Fund, a mutual fund managed for total return.  »


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