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Hedge Funds Had Net Inflows of $10.6 Billion in July

Bloomberg – Hedge fund assets increased by $10.6 billion in July, rising for a third straight month, as managers trading shares benefited from global stock market gains, according to Eurekahedge Pte. Net inflows into the industry totaled $2.1 billion, while […]

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 […]

Swiss Hedge Fund Buy-Back Program Equalises Share Price With NAV

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – In order to achieve capital reduction, Swiss alternative investment company ALTIN AG has launched a share buyback program as part of a broader range of measures to reduce share price discount. The hedge fund company […]

Oil Little Changed on Concern Demand Recovery Yet to Occur

 Bloomberg – Crude oil was little changed near $60 a barrel in New York amid concerns the global recovery has yet to take root, postponing a rebound in demand for fuel. Hedge-fund managers and other large speculators reduced their net-long […]

Absolute Returns Focus: CF KB Endeavour Absolute Return A

Citywire.co.uk – To analyse all of Europe’s absolute return funds on a variety ofg risk-return measures and see a comprehensive league table of performance visit our new zone here  The CF KB Endeavour Absolute Return fund slipped into negative territory last […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Forbes – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on excessive borrowing by banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the current […]

Hedge fund manager Singer wants limits on leverage

Reuters – Aggressive government action can hurt the market, but regulators should clamp down on excessive borrowing by banks and investors to prevent another credit crisis, veteran hedge fund manager Paul Singer said at a conference. Singer said the current […]

ECB’s Stark raps move to boost IMF drawing rights

Reuters – European Central Bank Executive Board member Juergen Stark was quoted on Tuesday as criticizing decisions made at the G20 summit to boost the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights (SDRs). Stark suggested in a newspaper article that the decision was […]

Darling Predicts Agreement on Hedge Funds, IMF at G-20 Summit

Bloomberg – The Group of 20 leaders will agree on new rules to rein in hedge funds and may more than double the resources of the International Monetary Fund, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling said. “There is a […]

Qatar govt to buy investment shares from banks

Forbes – Qatar launched new measures to support its banking sector on Monday with the government saying it would purchase listed shares within banks’ investment portfolios, according to a statement by the Doha bourse. The news sent shares in Qatari […]

US hedge funds face draconian tax proposals

Hedge Funds Review – US hedge fund managers could be subject to higher personal taxes if changes to the taxation rules included in President Barack Obama’s 2010 budget proposal are adopted. The budget proposal includes measures to treat carried interest […]

Death agony of Thatcher era

Asia Times Online – During the end of the 1970s into the 1980s, British Conservative prime minister Margaret Thatcher and the City of London financial interests who backed her introduced wholesale measures of privatization, state budget cuts, moves against labor […]

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