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Winton to Start Japan Fund, Hire H.K. Staff in Asian Expansion

Winton Capital Management Ltd., the U.K. hedge fund with $12 billion in assets, will start a new fund in Japan and hire staff in Hong Kong as it expands when rivals such as Citadel Investment Group LLC retreat from Asia. […]

Hedge Funds Stalled in June, Attracted $4 Billion

Bloomberg – Hedge funds had net inflows of $4 billion in June as the index measuring their performance remained little changed after posting its longest stretch of monthly gains since July 2007, according to Eurekahedge Pte. The industry had net […]

Investors eye safer funds, firms must adjust-survey

CNN Money – Money managers must offer new portfolios and keep cutting costs to survive in an era where frightened investors prefer safer fixed-income funds to stock and hedge funds, a report released Monday showed. Badly bruised by last year’s […]

Risk Analytics Provider Measurisk Crosses 1,000 Hedge Fund Milestone

West palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net) – Leading risk analytics provider Measurisk, LLC, an affiliate of J.P. Morgan Worldwide Securities Services (WSS), today announced that it has crossed an important industry milestone in modeling the full positions of over 1,000 hedge funds […]

Hedge fund returns up

Stuff – Hedge funds are living up to their high-flying reputation again with strong returns in the last three months, but many investors burned by last year’s losses are clamoring for reforms before committing new money. Final June quarter data […]

Hedge fund returns are up, redemptions down

Reuters India – Hedge funds are living up to their high-flying reputation again with strong returns in the last three months, but many investors burned by last year’s losses are clamoring for reforms before committing new money. Final June quarter […]

Hedge fund registration backed

Reuters – A global regulatory body backed compulsory registration of hedge fund managers on Monday to restore investor confidence, saying the $1.3 trillion sector did not cause the credit crunch but may have amplified its effects. The International Organization of […]

Millionaires’ club sees record drop

Globe and Mail – The ranks of the world’s millionaires shrank at the fastest rate in 2008, with North America suffering the biggest wealth loss worldwide, according to a survey by Capgemini SA and Merrill Lynch & Co. The global […]

China Should Buy Gold to Hedge Dollar Fall: Researcher

CNBC – Li Lianzhong, who heads the economic department of the Party’s policy research office, said China should use more of its $1.95 trillion in foreign exchange reserves to buy energy and natural resource assets. Speaking at a foreign exchange […]

Group Backs Mandatory Hedge Fund Registration

New York Times Blogs – The compulsory registration of hedge fund managers was backed by a global regulatory body on Monday in an effort to restore investor confidence. The International Organization of Securities Commissions, representing regulators from more than 100 […]

Hedge funds crawl back to life

Reuters – Hedge funds are crawling back to life after a turbulent 2008 that has almost halved their assets, and fewer but stronger survivors are set to regain their leverage to chase bargains in a less competitive environment. Hedge funds, […]

Hedge Funds’ ‘Dangerous Opponent’ Rasmussen Pushes EU Crackdown

Bloomberg – Buyout firms and hedge funds, “Read my lips: You’re going to have regulation.” So says Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, the Socialist Party president who conducted a two-year campaign for the first European Union regulations governing so-called alternative investors. Hedge […]

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