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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 […]

Hedge Fund Tracking: Moore Capital Management

Seekingalpha.com - Moore, named after Bacon’s middle name, is a $10 billion global macro set of hedge funds. The next few funds we will be covering are global macro oriented funds, which is a switch from some of the more value […]

Hedge-Fund Collectors Browse Colorful Currencies at Lugano Show

Bloomberg – Switzerland’s asset managers and private bankers haven’t drawn much mirth from investing this year, making the timing of the “Art of Money” show in Lugano ironic. The exhibition by New York-based artist Jenna Lash features a dozen brightly […]

Tudor’s BVI Suspends Withdrawals, Plans Split Into Two Funds

Bloomberg – Tudor Investment Corp., the firm run by Paul Tudor Jones, temporarily suspended redemptions from the $10 billion BVI Global Fund Ltd. as it splits the hedge fund into two, according to a person familiar with the matter. Tudor […]

Crunch halts production of independent films

Chicago Tribune – The credit crunch and global economic recession have squeezed many independent filmmakers, who were already struggling from a glut of films and a shortage of funds even before the global economy went into a tailspin last month. […]

Yen slips, Aussie jumps as bank rescues take shape

Reuters Tokyo – The yen dipped against higher-yielding currencies on Monday while the Australian dollar surged as leaders from Europe to the United States rushed out plans to shore up banks and stem the panic gripping investors. After many stock […]

Central banks may expand range of collateral

Washington Post – Central banks in the United States, Europe and Japan will consider taking foreign-denominated assets as collateral in an effort to provide liquidity for battered financial markets, the Nikkei newspaper said on Sunday. Currently most central banks only […]

Israeli hedge funds beat benchmark

Globes – Priority Investments Ltd.’s Israeli hedge fund index, Hedge Fund Priority Index (HFPI) fell 0.85% in July, compared with a 4.66% drop by its benchmark, the Tel Aviv 25 Index. However, the Hedge Fund Research Inc. (HFRI) fund weighted […]

Fortress Focuses on Middle East, North Africa for New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Fortress Investment Group, who oversees more than $18 billion in assets, is starting a new hedge fund that will invest in markets throughout the Middle East and North Africa.  The new fund, Fortress MENA, is set […]

Citadel Investment Seeks $1 Billion for Global Macro Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the Chicago-based asset-management firm founded by Kenneth Griffin, is seeking about $1 billion for a new global macro hedge fund, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The fund is set to […]

Ex-Merrill Banker Kim Abandons Plans for Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Dow Kim, the former head of trading and investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co., dropped plans to start a hedge fund after investors backed out, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Kim had been […]

Dollar near 1-mth high vs euro before US jobs

Forbes – The dollar edged up towards a one-month high against the euro on Friday before monthly U.S. jobs data later in the day, with investors viewing the report as a key hurdle for whether the U.S. currency can sustain […]

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