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Shariah energy fund sees scope to reach $500 mln

Reuters Dubai – The outlook for investments in the oil and gas industry remains healthy as demand growth from emerging economies is expected to recover, a co-manager of a shariah compliant oil and gas hedge fund said. "There is constant […]

Hedge funds caught out as Hurricane Gustav fails to lift oil price

Times Online – Several hedge funds face big financial losses after wrongly predicting that oil and gas prices would rise as a result of Hurricane Gustav slamming into the Gulf coast of the US earlier this week. As Gustav swept […]

Eurasia Hedge Fund Bets on Mongolia, Plans Share Sale

Bloomberg – Eurasia Capital Management plans to increase the world’s first Mongolia-focused fund fivefold to $100 million to tap economic growth fueled by the nation’s mining industry. Eurasia’s hedge funds, which have about $200 million of investments across Central Asia, […]

Swing back to bank stocks is overdone, says Merrill Lynch

Times Online – The fashionable investment tactic of the past month – buying bank stocks while selling energy companies – could already have gone too far, Merrill Lynch, the financial management group, warned clients yesterday. In mid-July, hedge funds, pension […]

Northern Rock scars RAB Capital profits

Times Online- Hedge fund RAB Capital, one of the largest shareholders in Northern Rock when the bank was nationalised in February, this morning announced that its first half pre-tax profit had almost halved and assets under management had shrunk by […]

House denies alternative minimum tax expansion

Seattle Times- The House on Wednesday approved a plan to protect more than 20 million families from an expensive levy called the alternative minimum tax (AMT) while raising taxes on hedge-fund managers and oil companies. But the measure has little […]

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