Tag Archives: developing-countries


Hedge fund manager Chris Hohn donates £500m to his wife’s charity

Guardian.co.uk – The secretive hedge fund manager and philanthropist Chris Hohn last year donated almost half a billion pounds to the children’s charity run by his wife, it emerged yesterday. The £486m gift follows hefty profits at Hohn’s hedge fund […]

UK financial services regulator proposes shakeup

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s financial services watchdog proposed sweeping changes to global banking regulations on Wednesday, including a crackdown on the "shadow banking" activities of institutions like hedge funds. The government-commissioned banking services report recommends new rules on a wide […]

China wants IMF to be tougher with rich states

Reuters – China, setting out its stall for the next global financial summit, wants the International Monetary Fund to get tougher with developed countries that let their economies run off the rails. In a position paper prepared for the April […]

China Construction Bank to launch $731 mln health fund

Reuters Shanghai – The investment banking arm of China Construction Bank plans to launch a 5 billion yuan ($731.3 million) fund to focus on investments in the country’s rapidly growing heathcare sector, state media reported on Tuesday. Hong Kong-based CCB […]

BH Global raises $1 billion

Reuters- Hedge feeder fund BH Global said on Friday it has raised $1 billion (500 million pounds) from a placing with investors, double its initial target of $500 million, which will make it one of the UK’s biggest listed funds. […]

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