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China lifts brokerage curb in sign of market confidence

(Reuters) – In a sign of growing confidence that China’s stock markets are stabilising, the country’s securities regulator has lifted an order that required brokerages each day to buy more shares than they sell for any proprietary trading. But China’s […]

Aberdeen not for sale and still on front foot

(Herald Scotland) Aberdeen Asset Management is not for sale and founder Martin Gilbert has no intentions to step back or sell out, the company has said. On a recent report that founder Mr Gilbert, 60, has been looking in the […]

Cooperating Witness in SAC Capital Trial to Be Sentenced

(New York Times) One of the final cooperating witnesses in the federal government’s long-running investigation into insider trading at SAC Capital Advisors is soon to be sentenced. In a court filing on Wednesday, federal prosecutors said that the witness, Richard […]

How Small Hedge Funds Way Outperform Bigger Rivals

(Barron’s) Bigger hedge funds didn’t do as well as smaller ones over a recent 20-year stretch, and that disparity was even more pronounced during the 2008-09 financial crisis. So concludes a working paper by three finance professors at City University […]

After Career at UBS and Citigroup, Emmanuel Starts Hedge Fund

(Bloomberg) Jeff Emmanuel is breaking into the hedge-fund industry after a career spanning equity research, deal making and investment banking at Citigroup Inc. and UBS Group AG. Emmanuel’s Hong Kong-based EFM Asset Management started trading a global stock fund on […]

Aberdeen Sees Investors Pulling Funds on Emerging Market Jitters

(Reuters) Aberdeen Asset Management reported a 12.5 percent fall in assets after nervous investors pulled money out of its emerging market funds and said it expected further outflows, sending its shares lower on Monday. Emerging markets have been roiled this […]

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (BPFH) Anymore

(Insider Monkey)Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc was in 17 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. Boston Private Financial Hldg investors should pay attention to a decrease in enthusiasm from smart money lately. There were 20 hedge funds in […]

Hedge Funds Focus on Vipshop in Shift Away From China E-Commerce

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds reduced their holdings of China’s biggest e-commerce companies during the third quarter, with Vipshop Holdings Ltd. being cut the most, as investors pulled out of the country’s assets amid the worst market rout since the 2008 financial […]

Hedge Funds Och-Ziff and Man Group Gain as Abengoa Shares Slide

(Bloomberg) Och-Ziff Capital Management and Man Group Plc’s GLG unit were among at least five hedge funds to profit as Abengoa SA, a Spanish renewable-energy company, fell as much as 69 percent Wednesday.Abengoa’s B shares plunged after the Seville-based company […]

Hedge Fund Stone Milliner’s Macro Fund Assets Pass $5 Bln

(Reuters) One of Europe’s biggest hedge funds betting on currencies and fixed income has passed the $5 billion milestone for assets and looks set to post another peer-beating year, an investor letter seen by Reuters said. The Stone Milliner Macro […]

SEC Enforcement Director Assures CCOs They Need Not Fear SEC Action Absent Wrongdoing

(Hedge Fund Law Report) Are chief compliance officers (CCOs) of hedge fund managers and other SEC-registered entities unfairly targeted by the SEC for enforcement action? This question has been hotly debated in recent months, and a new voice added to […]

As Hot Stocks Like Valeant Tank, Hedge Funds Dump Health Care Stocks For IT

(Valuewalk.com) In an effort to stop the virtual bleeding and cauterize the wound, so to speak, hedge funds are repositioning their portfolios to dump the poorly performing Health Care stocks they had previously been favoring and grabbing up stocks in […]

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