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India-specific hedge funds among top global performers

The Hindu Business Line – Hedge funds investing in India are now among the top performers globally, after languishing at the bottom of the charts, hit by poor returns and outflows in 2008. Inflows into India specific hedge funds, however, […]

Hedge funds in 2009 recovery

Cayman Compass – The average hedge fund recorded gains of 2.42 per cent in July data released by hedge fund data provider Hedge Fund Research shows. Hedge fund assets have increased on average by more than 12 per cent in […]

Hedge funds in 2009 recovery

Cayman Compass – The average hedge fund recorded gains of 2.42 per cent in July data released by hedge fund data provider Hedge Fund Research shows. Hedge fund assets have increased on average by more than 12 per cent in […]

Rein In Energy Speculation: Hedge Fund Manager

CNBC – The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will seriously consider imposing strict position limits on traders placing bets on energy contracts, and that’s just fine with hedge fund manager Mike Masters. The head of Masters Capital Management blew the whistle […]

Few Hedge Funds Started In Europe This Year, Raising Little

NASDAQ – The pace of new European hedge fund launches has stalled this year after the industry’s dismal 2008 performance made investors unwilling to back new ventures. Data provider EuroHedge Monday said just 47 funds started trading in the first […]

Hedge funds fuel return of confidence

The Australian – Global hedge funds made an estimated 9.73 per cent in returns for the year to June 24, according to figures published by data provider Hedge Fund Research. Individual managers, including Britain’s Henderson Global Investors, have seen funds […]

Asia Hedge Funds on ‘Radar’ After Beating Peers, Citigroup Says

Bloomberg – Asian hedge funds are attracting growing interest from investors as managers focusing on the region outperform global peers, said Andrew Hill, director of prime finance for Asia-Pacific markets at Citigroup Inc. “There are pockets of proprietary money looking […]

No Performance Fees for 80% of Asia Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – More than 80 percent of Asian hedge funds won’t be able to charge their investors performance fees after finishing 2008 below their peak net asset values, according to data provider Eurekahedge Pte. About a third of the 1,000 […]

Kanetsu Will Close DragonHorse, Exit Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Kanetsu Asset Management Co. will liquidate hedge funds, including Japan’s best performer last year, as commodities trading shrinks, a company executive said. The Tokyo-based firm will shut DragonHorse, which according to data provider Eurekahedge Pte returned 27 percent […]

Artradis, Top Asia Hedge Fund in 2008, Looks to More Volatility

Bloomberg – Artradis Fund Management Pte., whose volatility funds posted the best returns among Asian hedge funds last year, is betting continued market swings will help them outperform again in 2009. While volatility will decline to “more normal levels” from […]

Hedge funds post record US$350b loss in 2008

Business Times Malaysia – Hedge funds posted their biggest decline on record last year, losing US$350 billion globally, as the credit crisis crippled returns and forced investors to pull money out, an industry report showed. About 90 per cent of the […]

EU’s enthusiasm for new global financial order

People – Bowing to Europe’s enthusiasm fora new global financial order, U.S. President George W. Bush has agreed recently to host a world summit on reforms of the international financial system. After a weekend meeting at Camp David some 100 […]

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