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Soros says worst of global crisis is ‘behind us’

Reuters – The worst of the global economic crisis is over, multi-billionaire financier George Soros told Polish news channel TVN24 on Sunday urging the creation of international regulations to oversee global markets. "Decidedly the worst (of the crisis) is already […]

Former JPMorgan execs to launch Greater China fund

Reuters – Three former executives at JPMorgan Asset Management plan to launch a Greater China hedge fund via a start-up in Hong Kong, tapping rising investor demand for Asian equities amid the global financial crisis. "Greater China may be the […]

Hobbling hedgies and bashing buyout boys

BBC – In much of continental Europe, there’s a widespread belief that hedge funds and private equity firms caused the global economic crisis. Which is presumably one reason why the European Commission wants much tighter regulation of both the hedgies […]

Curb on hedge funds likely as EU leaders back reforms

Independent – European leaders backed major reform of hedge funds yesterday as part of structural changes to help the world’s financial institutions emerge stronger from the global economic crisis. Short-selling by the secretive hedge fund industry — selling borrowed stock […]

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