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Bond Fund Managers Beginning to Lock in Yearly Gains

New York (HedgeCo.net) – According to an article in last week’s Wall Street Journal, a sizable contingent of bond fund managers are taking advantage of this year’s robust market for debt securities by locking in yearly gains, content to wait […]

Pinpoint Funds Beat Peers With China Stocks, Bonds

Bloomberg – Pinpoint Investment Advisor Ltd., a hedge fund manager of $560 million, returned as much as four times its Asian peers this year through July with profits from a rebound in Chinese stocks and debt securities. The $70 million […]

Wall Street repackages debt for sale

ReportonBusiness.com – Financial gurus call it a “rerecuritization of real estate mortgage investment conduits.” On Wall Street, it goes by the acronym Re-Remic (it rhymes with epidemic). “It actually makes a lot of fundamental sense,” said Brian Bowes, the head […]

EU Law May Cost Pension Industry Billions of Euros, AIMA Claims

Bloomberg – The European Union’s plan to regulate hedge funds will cost the bloc’s pension industry about 25 billion euros ($36 billion) a year, the Alternative Investment Management Association said. The proposed law would drive pension funds toward more traditional […]

KIC to hedge against inflation

Korea Herald – The CEO of Korea Investment Corp. said yesterday the company would invest $1 billion in inflation-hedging assets such as price-linked bonds, commodities and real estate assets as part of its exit strategy, amid rising concerns over possible […]

Rating agencies blamed for securities mispricing

The Guardian – The BIS said the retreat from riskier investments such as stocks in favour of safer bonds could pressure stock markets, delaying their recovery. "Similarly, the decline in the pension wealth of households participating in defined contribution plans […]

Boaz Weinstein Said to Raise $160 Million for Saba Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Boaz Weinstein, the bond trader who lost more than $1 billion last year at Deutsche Bank AG, has raised about $160 million since the end of April for his new hedge fund, according to two people familiar with […]

UK’s Lloyd’s plans bond buyback at big discount

Guardian.co.uk – Lloyd’s of London, the specialist insurance market, has offered to buy back up to 100 million pounds ($145 million) worth of bonds at a hefty discount. The offer applies to fixed/floating rate subordinated notes due 2024 and subordinated […]

GMO’s Global Macro Hedge Fund Sees Further Declines in Stocks

Bloomberg – Global Tactical Trust, a hedge fund run out of Australia by Boston-based Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co., is betting the recent rally in stocks will end, and is avoiding high-risk investments. The hedge fund that invests based […]

US prints dollars to ride crisis

Media Monitors Network – "The US Federal Reserve Bank, a private institution, is printing $1 trillion to buy toxic bonds to shore up the economy. Will this work? Perhaps temporarily but most economists predict a sharp decline in the value […]

Paineiras Hedge Fund Buys Brazil Bonds on Economy

Bloomberg – Theodoro Messa’s Paineiras Hedge FIM hedge fund beat 96 percent of its peers this year on bets Brazilian bond yields will fall as the central banks slashes borrowing costs to shore up Latin America’s largest economy. Messa is […]

BlackRocks Global Macro Hedge Fund Bets on More Stock Declines

Bloomberg – BlackRock Inc.’s global macro fund, the world’s second-best performer over two years among hedge funds that invest based on economic trends, is betting against this month’s equities rally and buying bonds as a recovery from the worst credit […]

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