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Comment: Closure of the Kuwait Stock Exchange - panacea or aggravation?

Comment: Closure of the Kuwait Stock Exchange - panacea or aggravation?

Kuwait-based Global Investment House says that following the court-ordered suspension of the Kuwait Stock Exchange last week, the national authorities need to act decisively to restore inv »


Hedgeweek Comment: Yang resignation could renew hedge funds' focus on Yahoo!

Hedgeweek Comment: Yang resignation could renew hedge funds' focus on Yahoo!

Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang has announced that he is stepping down as chief executive after 16 months at the helm of the online giant. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Market travails make Mayfair addresses more affordable

Hedgeweek Comment: Market travails make Mayfair addresses more affordable

The price of commercial office space in Mayfair and St. »


Hedgeweek Comment: The re-emergence of private equity?

Hedgeweek Comment: The re-emergence of private equity?

Not much more than a year ago, private equity players dominated the front pages, until the credit crunch began and the leverage fuelling the buyout industry to a large extent dried up. »


Hedgeweek Comment: For hedge funds, little news from G20 is good news, so far

Hedgeweek Comment: For hedge funds, little news from G20 is good news, so far

The recommendations on hedge fund oversight of the G20 leaders meeting in Washington at the weekend, such as they were, were probably music to the ears of many fund managers. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Vanilla - with a little chocolate

Hedgeweek Comment: Vanilla - with a little chocolate

In the midst of determining what is the right strategy to implement during these troubled times, hedge fund managers are opting for plain vanilla strategies - but with a sprinkling of choc »


Hedgeweek Comment: Investors still like hedge funds

Hedgeweek Comment: Investors still like hedge funds

Despite all the complaints from politicians about hedge funds and the negative press coverage they have been receiving over the past few months, they are set to play a greater role in many »


Hedgeweek Comment: The power of the spoken word

Hedgeweek Comment: The power of the spoken word

Many people would agree that discussion is the best way to resolve any conflict. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Emanuel's appointment offers reassurance to hedge fund industry

Hedgeweek Comment: Emanuel's appointment offers reassurance to hedge fund industry

US president-elect Barack Obama has asked Rahm Emanuel, a one-time aide in the Clinton White House, to be his chief of staff - a choice that is likely to reassure hedge fund managers, even »


Comment: Cayman hedge funds and the credit crunch

Comment: Cayman hedge funds and the credit crunch

Paul Scrivener and Laura Hatfield of Cayman Islands law firm Solomon Harris note the continuing strength of the world's largest offshore hedge fund »


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