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Malaysia eyes Islamic hedge funds

Reuters – Malaysia is working on a plan to allow the creation of Islamic hedge funds. "It is now in the developmental stage,” Goh Ching Yin, an executive director at the Securities Commission, was quoted as saying by Business Times […]

Life after death for hedge funds?

AllAboutAlpha.com – Several pundits have recently pronounced the so-called “hedge fund model” to be dead (or at least “upended“).  But is the patient clinically dead, or is it just having an out-of-body experience?  After the recent trauma experienced by the […]

Goldman may be set to post first quarterly loss

Reuters – Goldman Sachs could post its first ever quarterly loss as a public company in December, as market turmoil weighs on revenue for investment banking businesses and forces asset writedowns. One Wall Street analyst, Glenn Schorr at UBS, predicted […]

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 […]

Nomura grabs Lehman Asia unit

Reuters Tokyo – Japan’s Nomura Holdings is to buy the Asian operations of Lehman Brothers, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said on Monday, outbidding other banks seeking to scoop up the bankrupt U.S. bank’s Asian assets. The […]

600 jobs likely to go at Goldman

Guardian Unlimited – The threat of further redundancies hung over the City last night as it emerged that the investment bank Goldman Sachs is expected to cut at least 600 jobs in London. A wide-ranging cull of hedge funds in […]

Wall Street layoffs could surpass 200000

Los Angeles Times – Traders and investment bankers might have more to worry about than dwindling bonus pools this year as mass firings on Wall Street are set to hit a record. The fallout from this year’s global credit crisis […]

Lehman failure dogs Evergreen Solar

Boston Globe – Evergreen Solar Inc. got a shock when Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. went bankrupt last month: The solar panel maker lost control of almost 31 million shares of its stock. How that happened is the subject of a […]

Hedge funds turn in September to forget

Globe and Mail – Canadian hedge funds posted a brutal 11.2 per cent decline in September, losses that are likely to leave many investors questioning this expensive alternative asset strategy. The latest installment of the Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance […]

Russian Trader Looses $50 Million In Risky Trades

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Moscow’s The Statesman reports that a Russian rogue trader lost his investment bank up to $50 million in risky trades that went wrong in the financial crisis, the Vedomosti business daily reported today. Quoting unnamed […]

Finvest to Launch Capital Protected Offering

Forbes – In light of the higher risks which are sweeping global markets, Finvest Asset Management is set to launch a new capital protected offering for investors who are seeking to generate annual returns of between 12-20 percent in a […]

Nomura grabs Lehman Asia unit

Reuters Tokyo – Japan’s Nomura Holdings is to buy the Asian operations of Lehman Brothers, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said on Monday, outbidding other banks seeking to scoop up the bankrupt U.S. bank’s Asian assets. The […]

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