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Hedgeweek Comment: Consolidation beckons for battered industry

Hedgeweek Comment: Consolidation beckons for battered industry

The hedge fund industry could well be the next big victim of the credit crunch, according to the Bank of England, which says in its latest financial stability report that in the wake of on »


Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds bear brunt of party games

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds bear brunt of party games

It was only a matter of time, wasn't it? »


Hedgeweek Comment: SEC may take a leaf from UK's book

Hedgeweek Comment: SEC may take a leaf from UK's book

The chief executive of the UK's Financial Services Authority, Hector Sants, may have seen his comment about hedge funds not needing additional regulation splashed all over the UK media, bu »


Hedgeweek Comment: Capital requirements move up the agenda

Hedgeweek Comment: Capital requirements move up the agenda

Capital adequacy requirements is a topic that lately may have become lost amid the chaos of the financial markets, but now the Alternative Investment Management Association says the hedge »


Hedgeweek Comment: Aussie regulator hesitates to lift short-selling ban

Hedgeweek Comment: Aussie regulator hesitates to lift short-selling ban

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission yesterday extended the ban on covered short-selling for non-financial stocks until November 19, but announced that its ban on shorting »


Hedgeweek comment: Hedge fund activism is alive and kicking

Hedgeweek comment: Hedge fund activism is alive and kicking

The power of hedge fund activism should never be underestimated. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge fund sees opportunity in "new sub-prime"

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge fund sees opportunity in "new sub-prime"

As world grapples with the consequences of the implosion of the US sub-prime mortgage sector, some hedge fund managers seem to have already spotted a comparable market, following reports t »


Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

The Securities and Exchange Commission's ban on short selling of financial stocks may have expired, but hedge funds continue to face calls for incr »


Hedgeweek Comment: The Italian job

Hedgeweek Comment: The Italian job

Suggestions from Italian Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti that Italy could push for the abolition of hedge funds has the industry baffled. »


Hedgeweek Comment: The new investors

Hedgeweek Comment: The new investors

With massive redemptions sweeping the hedge fund industry and vast changes occurring across the industry, it is highly probable that many fund managers are seeking new investors and vice v »


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