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World’s biggest hedge fund restructures amid turmoil

Daily Telegraph – Highbridge Capital Management, which is majority owned by JP Morgan Chase and has $25bn under management, is axing 10 per cent of its New York-based staff and plans cuts in Europe and Asia. The volatility in global […]

Tantallon Closes Its Smaller Companies Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Tantallon Capital, founded by Merrill Lynch & Co. former head of sales Nicholas Harbinson, closed one of its hedge funds after bad bets on Asian stocks, three people familiar with the matter said. The Singapore-based firm shut its […]

JGBs jump on safe-haven bids after Lehman collapse

Reuters Tokyo – Japanese government bond futures soared by their daily limit of 3 full points on Tuesday and 10-year yields hit a five-month low on safe-haven buying in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Global stock markets […]

Hedge fund chiefs look to global macro funds in difficult market

International Herald Tribune- Hedge fund managers are looking to global macro funds to try to steer clear of the mess created by the credit crisis while cautiously dipping into a small pool of more risky assets, a Reuters poll found. Stormy […]

Funds of hedge funds look to global macro for gains

Guardian.co.uk- Funds of hedge fund managers are looking to global macro funds to try and steer clear of the mess thrown up by the credit crisis while cautiously dipping their toes in a small pool of more risky assets, a […]

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