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Shariah energy fund sees scope to reach $500 mln

Reuters Dubai – The outlook for investments in the oil and gas industry remains healthy as demand growth from emerging economies is expected to recover, a co-manager of a shariah compliant oil and gas hedge fund said. "There is constant […]

Soros, Falcone Defend Hedge Funds at House Hearing

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund managers including George Soros and Philip Falcone, in an unprecedented appearance before Congress, defended their practices and profits while splitting over whether the U.S. should impose stricter regulations. "This is not a case where management takes huge […]

Hedge funds could help finance growth

Reuters – Hedge fund managers could play a key role in jump starting the ailing U.S. economy if Washington offers them appropriate tax breaks, a prominent hedge fund industry lawyer said on Tuesday. Sitting on billions of dollars in cash, […]

Salus Alpha offers a fund based on hedge fund index to investors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Because of investors’ demand Salus Alpha decided to make the Salus Alpha Directional Market accessible as a fund. This way Salus Alpha continues to launch tracker funds for all hedge fund indices launched by Alternative-Index […]

Goldman Fund Loses Nearly $1 Billion in 9 Months

CNBC – A Goldman Sachs hedge fund that launched in January with over $6 billion under management lost close to $1 billion by September, according to the Financial Times. The fund, known as Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, has told investors […]

How hedge funds could hurt Apple

There’s an interesting and timely paragraph about Apple buried in the middle of Scott (”The Finance Professor”) Rothbort’s latest primer on hedge funds (Hedge Fund Liquidations: Five Things You Need to Know). He’s explaining how hedge fund investors — technically, […]

China Construction Bank to launch $731 mln health fund

Reuters Shanghai – The investment banking arm of China Construction Bank plans to launch a 5 billion yuan ($731.3 million) fund to focus on investments in the country’s rapidly growing heathcare sector, state media reported on Tuesday. Hong Kong-based CCB […]

India-focused hedge funds lost 46% in ’08

Times of India – Often-touted as manipulative, hedge funds have been time and again blamed for indiscriminate selling and thereby pulling down the domestic stock prices even in India. But India-focused hedge funds have also been affected by the meltdown. […]

Hedge funds working to limit redemptions

Reuters UK – Dozens of hedge funds have told investors they cannot get their money back right now as managers try to limit a wave of redemptions to safeguard all their clients’ investments — as well as their own futures. […]

Hong Kong Says Hedge Funds Provided Inaccurate Data

Bloomberg – Some hedge fund managers provided inaccurate information to investors in newsletters and monthly fact sheets, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission said. In one instance, the hedge fund manager excluded the fund’s largest stock holding from its top […]

Credit Crunch Rocks Bain, as Funds Fall Up to 50%

Wall Street Journal – Some high-profile Bain Capital credit-investment funds are choking on losses of as much as 50%, said people familiar with the matter, the latest revelation in a day of shake-ups across the hedge-fund business. The private-equity firm’s […]

Man Group Rises as Flagship AHL Fund Posts Fourth Weekly Gain

Bloomberg - Man Group Plc, the largest publicly traded hedge-fund manager, rose in London trading after its biggest pool reported gains for a fourth consecutive week. “It increases the probability that they will be earning performance fees on the fund,” said […]

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