Tag Archives: mutual funds


HSBC Faces Madoff-Linked Repayment Claims in Dublin

Bloomberg – HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe’s largest bank, is facing lawsuits in Ireland by investors faulting the lender for how it performed as custodian for money lost in Bernard Madoff’s $65 billion Ponzi scheme. A Dublin court may rule tomorrow […]

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 […]

Japan retail fund value rises to $650 bln in August

Reuters – The value of Japanese retail- targeted mutual funds rose for the seventh consecutive month to $650 billion in August due to strong inflows into stock and bond funds, an industry body said on Friday. Gains in share prices, […]

2009 Performance: Hedge Funds vs. Mutual Funds

BusinessWeek – Convertible and equity arbitrage strategies have the winning performance among hedge funds so far this year. Latin American stock funds lead the way for mutual funds. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index returned 15% year to date through […]

JPMorgan Sets Group to Help Hedge Funds Secure Assets

Bloomberg – JPMorgan Chase & Co., the second- biggest U.S. bank, created a group to help fund managers broaden their trading and assure investors that assets won’t be tied up by a brokerage failure like the one that felled Lehman […]

Japan July retail trust funds value hits 10-mth high

Reuters – The value of Japanese retail-targeted mutual funds rose to a 10-month high of 58.8 trillion yen ($613 billion) in July, lifted by inflows into international equities funds and strength in share prices, an industry body said on Thursday. […]

MEP says hedge fund law needs refining

Reuters UK – A draft European Union law that will require hedge fund managers to be authorised needs refining to cover other types of alternative investments better, a senior MEP said on Tuesday. The Alternative Investment Fund Managers law is […]

AQR Capital in Greenwich offers new mutual funds

Stamford Advocate – With a new regulatory regime hanging over the industry’s head and a field of shellshocked investors looking for safety, it may seem that hedge fund managers are poised to make a rush into the mutual fund arena. […]

AQR Capital in Greenwich offers new mutual funds

Greenwich Time – With a new regulatory regime hanging over the industry’s head and a field of shellshocked investors looking for safety, it may seem that hedge fund managers are poised to make a rush into the mutual fund arena. […]

Can hedge funds be synthetically replicated?

Morningstar – A new breed of clone funds seeks to capture "alternative beta." It wasn’t long ago that hedge funds were on the very cutting edge of finance. Their pitch was simple: they could deliver pure alpha , rather than […]

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 […]

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 […]

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