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Sterling falls as bears raise pressure over stimulus cash

This is London – It also led many in the City to believe the Bank favours a weak currency, prompting a series of downbeat ­forecasts today. “I’m super bearish on the pound,” said Hans-Guenter Redeker, the London-based head of foreign […]

HSBC’s Maldonado blends science with art

Reuters – HSBC’s Bill Maldonado is a man who loves to mix science with art — be that in running the Halbis hedge fund business, riding his high-powered Ducati motorbike on a race track or piloting a light aircraft. An […]

HSBC fund avoids directional bets in choppy markets

Reuters UK – HSBC Halbis fund manager Jim Dunsford is favouring trades exploiting price discrepancies, rather than big bets on market movements, because he believes markets are still in unknown territory. Dunsford manages the 100 million euro (85 million pound) […]

Hedge fund takes HSBC short position

Reuters – U.S. hedge fund Harbinger Capital is the first company to declare a short position in HSBC following the bank’s record rights issue, after making millions from a similar tactic with UK bank HBOS last year. Harbinger said in […]

U.S. hedge fund takes HSBC short

International Herald Tribune – U.S. hedge fund Harbinger Capital is the first company to declare a short position in HSBC following the bank’s record rights issue, after making millions from a similar tactic with UK bank HBOS last year. Harbinger said […]

Hedge funds may have missed out on bank share slump

LONDON (Reuters) – Hedge funds may have missed out on sharp falls in banks’ shares in recent days because few rushed in after the UK’s ban on short selling financial stocks expired on Friday, data shows. According to figures from […]

Hedge Fund’s Art of a Bankruptcy

CFO.com – Even hedge funds are not immune to the credit crunch. A small hedge fund that provided short-term debt to companies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Greenwich, Connecticut-based SageCrest Finance, managed by Windmill Management, said in its […]

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