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Russian hedge funds face closure

Reuters – Up to half of Russian hedge funds could go out of business as the financial crisis sends investors fleeing and the stock market continues to fall, according to industry experts. Speaking at the Russia Alternative Investment Summit on […]

Nippon Life Targets Hedge Funds, Considers Distressed Assets – Bloomberg

Bloomberg.com: Asia – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, […]

Hedge funds get a new cop

Wealth Bulletin – The UK’s financial regulator has hired Australian Andrew Crain to head up the team that oversees the roughly 40 largest hedge fund managers that operate in the UK. Crain, a former regulator in his home country, assumes […]

Small payback belies big impact of 2003 mutual-funds

Seattle Times – Five years ago, the mutual- fund world was rocked by the biggest scandal in its 80-year history. Fund companies gave some customers trading privileges that weren’t open to everyone; those special interests — notably some hedge funds […]

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