Tag Archives: fears


Selector hails rise of Ucits III hedge funds

Citywire.co.uk – Fund selector Christian Lundström, from Independent Investment Group in Sweden, is welcoming the evolution of the Ucits III space which is seeing more and more hedge fund groups entering the area. Last week, HSBC Asset Management’s Farley Thomas warned […]

Hedge fund survivors are bouncing back

Evening Standard – A prominent hedge fund manager has claimed that gold investment is proving popular in the US over fears about inflation. Moonraker, a London-based independent firm, has managed over $330 million worth of assets at BDO Stoy Hayward […]

Gold investment fever grips US hedge funds

Commodity Online – A prominent hedge fund manager has claimed that gold investment is proving popular in the US over fears about inflation. Moonraker, a London-based independent firm, has managed over $330 million worth of assets at BDO Stoy Hayward […]

Gold investment fever grips US hedge funds

A prominent hedge fund manager has claimed that gold investment is proving popular in the US over fears about inflation. Moonraker, a London-based independent firm, has managed over $330 million worth of assets at BDO Stoy Hayward Investment Management since […]

Darling warns banks of return to risk-taking

Times Online – Alistair Darling has warned that he will impose tougher regulation to avoid a repeat of the banking crisis amid fears of a return of the bonus-driven, risk-taking culture in the City. The Chancellor told The Independent newspaper […]

Bank ‘oligopoly’ slows CDS clearing-BlueMountain

Reuters – Large dealers in the $26 trillion credit default swap market are blocking CME Group’s CME.N efforts to clear trades, in a bid to retain their "oligopoly" over the market, hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management said on Monday. Central […]

US gloom weighs on London

Times Online – Britain’s leading share index stayed in negative territory in mid-morning trading after failing to shake off concern about rising US debt and growing fears that General Motors will file for bankruptcy protection by Monday. The FTSE 100 […]

Hedge fund Bridgewater mulls US toxic asset plan

Reuters – Bridgewater Associates Inc, one of the world’s biggest hedge-fund managers, said on Tuesday it might be interested in participating in the U.S. Treasury’s public-private investment program, calling it a "big transfer of money from the government to the […]

Controversial French Business Tax To Be Abolished

Tax-news.com – Endeavouring to assuage fears and re-establish public confidence in the wake of one-day nationwide strikes, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced that local business tax or ‘taxe professionnelle’ will finally be abolished in 2010. Expressing his determination to […]

Worries over hedge funds send LSE to four-year low

Times Online – Shares in the London Stock Exchange dropped nearly 10 per cent or 50½p to a four-year low of 463½p amid fears that its trading update tomorrow will show another dramatic slump in the value of equities traded […]

Renewed fears as Lloyds shares crash

nebusiness.co.uk – LLOYDS Banking Group became the latest casualty of the bank sector sell-off yesterday as its shares plunged as much as 47%. Royal Bank of Scotland steadied a little after Monday’s mammoth 67% fall, but doubts over the Government’s […]

Hopes high as Obama takes office

Reuters – Barack Obama takes over as U.S. president on Tuesday with hopes riding high he can conjure up a rescue that will jolt the world’s biggest economy back to life and contain the financial crisis ravaging global markets. The […]

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