Tag Archives: market-timing


High-Frequency Trading And Mutual Funds

Forbes – Earlier in the decade, the mutual fund world was rocked by a market-timing scandal. Mutual fund companies allowed certain deep-pocketed hedge funds to trade in and out of their portfolios to take advantage of pricing imbalances caused by […]

UPDATE: Bahamas/UK Hedge Funds Settle With SEC on Late Trading Scheme

UPDATE: HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Najy N. Nasser, Chief Investment Officer of the Bahamas/UK based hedge funds, Headstart Advisers Limited (HAL) and Headstart Fund, has agreed with the SEC to pay $17.8 million in a settlement regarding a 2003 […]

UK fund manager settles US market-timing case

Houston Chronicle – A London-based hedge fund manager and its chief investment officer have agreed to a nearly $18 million settlement resolving U.S. regulators’ allegations that one of its funds defrauded U.S. mutual funds and investors through trading practices such […]

World business leaders back more regulation

MSN UK News – Business leaders around the world back greater regulation in response to the global financial crisis, a survey showed on Wednesday, with support strongest for curbs on credit rating firms, hedge funds and structured finance. Responses from […]

Hedge funds contemplate safer climate in US

Times Online – A new front is opening up in the battle between London and New York to be the world’s dominant financial centre. Hedge funds, and the thorny question of where they decide to do business over the coming […]

US hedge fund Paulson bets big against UK banks

Reuters – John Paulson, a U.S. hedge fund manager who gained a superstar reputation with a big bet against the U.S. housing market, was shown holding a 1 billion pound ($1.9 billion) bet against UK banks as short sellers were […]

Living on the hedge

Business24-7 – With the UAE stock markets in turmoil it is vital investors re-examine their portfolios. This week the Abu Dhabi and Dubai stock exchanges suffered their worst trading sessions for almost seven months while Dh65 billion has been wiped […]

Cerberus raising funds to buy distressed assets

Reuters- Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is starting a new fund to invest in assets it thinks have been driven down too low by the credit crisis, Chairman John Snow told Reuters on Thursday. The decision by Cerberus to […]

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