Managed futures

Managed futures post mixed returns for July

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 14:29

Managed futures managers experienced mixed performance for July, the latest report from Lipper Tass shows. »

Crystal ball

Hedge funds will confront macro-arbitrage opportunities after summer lull

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 13:05

The structure of the hedge fund business is now more at risk of declining if performance is not sustained, a report by Lipper says. »

Guillermo Worlicek, Ayaltis

Ayaltis Acantias Offshore fund is launched

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 12:12

Ayaltis has launched the Ayaltis Acantias Offshore fund, a fund of hedge funds focused on undervalued assets in the stressed and distressed credit space. »

Trader

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index rises 2.7 per cent in July

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 10:52

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index rose 2.7 per cent in July, while the currency-hedged Morningstar MSCI Composite Hedge Fund Index climbed 0.9 per cent. »

Seed capital

Moody Aldrich and Wilshire launch hedge fund seeding platform

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 07:46

Moody Aldrich Partners, a privately held investment firm in Boston, has reached an agreement with Wilshire Funds Management, a business unit of Wilshire Associates, to assist in the development of its open architecture hedge fund seeding platform called MAP Harvest Fund.   »

Long and short straws

Long/short equity can offer better opportunity than long-only, says Credit Suisse

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 07:03

Long/short equity strategies appear to offer an alternative investment opportunity for equity investors versus long-only investing, a paper by Credit Suisse says. »

Paul Wilcox, chairman, Way Group

Way Group launches Absolute Return Portfolio Fund

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 06:10

The Way Group has launched the Absolute Return Portfolio Fund, one of three new investment funds to use a new tiered performance fee structure. »

Tim Levy, chief executive of Future Capital Partners

Future Capital chief executive set for Northwest Passage expedition

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 06:06

Tim Levy, chief executive of GBP6bn alternative investment firm Future Capital Partners, is about to embark on a expedition led by Bear Grylls through the Northwest Passage. »

Coal mine

Ginga goes live with electronic coal trading system

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 06:02

Ginga Petroleum, a company offering broking services for the energy markets from Singapore, has gone live with a trading screen for its coal brokers using Trayport’s GlobalVision Broker Trading System. »

Cobalt

LME reports encouraging start to cobalt and molybdenum trading

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 13:53

Cobalt and molybdenum have made an encouraging start to trading on the London Metal Exchange with volumes, liquidity and open interest building well since the launch on 22 February this year. »

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