Tag Archives: mutual funds


Alternative Investment Landscape Continues to Evolve

New York (HedgeCo.Net) The alternative investment industry continues to revolutionize the way many investors make allocations. From the early days of the original hedge fund to the current landscape where alternative mutual funds are seeing tremendous growth, the industry continues […]

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 […]

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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