Tag Archives: stock-markets


Fortress’ Novogratz says “easy meat” days are over

Reuters – From the edge of the abyss, most investment banks and hedge funds have roared back this year thanks to equity markets that have surged 60 percent from their March lows and healthier credit markets, said Novogratz, who manages […]

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 […]

Regional stock markets outperform hedge funds

Business24-7 – Six months after their worst drawdown on record, regional stock markets are outperforming the Middle East and North Africa (Mena)-focused hedge funds, suggesting markets are once again warming up to equity participation. According to Emirates Business research, Mena […]

Most hedge fund strategies lost money in June -Lipper

Reuters UK – Most strategies employed by hedge fund managers globally failed to generate positivereturns in June as stock markets moved sideways and commodity prices slid during the month, according to estimates from Lipper on Tuesday. The best-performing hedge fund […]

Rating agencies blamed for securities mispricing

The Guardian – The BIS said the retreat from riskier investments such as stocks in favour of safer bonds could pressure stock markets, delaying their recovery. "Similarly, the decline in the pension wealth of households participating in defined contribution plans […]

Hedge fund manager Hendry warns of market correction

Reuters – The current rebound in stock markets is a bear rally and could turn by September, according to hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, who has recently cut exposure to agricultural stocks. Hendry, who is partner and chief investment officer […]

May Was Good to Hedge Funds – But How’s The Future

CNBC – Hedge funds posted their best monthly performance in a decade in May, taking advantage of rallying stock markets and distressed opportunities across the board, according to the latest numbers from the Absolute Return Composite of hedge fund indices.The […]

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund manager Odey eyes new bull market

Forbes – The current rally in stock markets may be the start of a new bull market, said hedge fund manager Crispin Odey, founding partner at Odey Asset Management and one of the hedge fund industry’s highest profile figures. ‘Opinion […]

Clarke loses hedge fund job as credit crunch hits politicians

guardian.co.uk – The shadow business secretary, Kenneth Clarke, has become the latest victim of the credit crunch after losing his job on the board of a hedge fund, the Guardian has learned. Clarke, who was parachuted back on to the […]

Investors Dip Their Toes Back Into Stocks

Wall Street & Technology – Global investors boosted their equity holdings for the second month running in December and cut bonds, thanks to signs of stabilising stock markets and tumbling government bond yields, Reuters polls showed on Monday. Surveys of […]

Ramius To Wind Down Four Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York City-based Ramius Capital will close four of its hedge funds that manage about $550 million in capital, the Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with the matter.  The closing hedge funds are concentrated […]

Ramius Capital to close four funds

Reuters – Ramius Capital, an activist hedge fund, is informing its investors that it will close four funds with a combined $550 million in assets, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the fund. The assets of the […]

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