Random Weekend Links

Interesting story here by DanFonds on frontier markets; ‘Ecobank’s USD 2.5bn capital raising begins today.

And here by Seth Berlin; ‘Does Mimicking behavior lead to market crashes?

Finaly, Avalon Capital Holdings Corporation has initiated alpha testing of its proprietary ECN system for the Forex market.

The system will be ideal, Avalon says, for traders seeking to execute large orders of a billion or more across many banks and hedge funds simultaneously.

About Alex Akesson

Alex has been specializing in hedge fund and alternative investment news since April 2006. Working mainly in research and manager interviews, she has published breaking news on the hedge fund industry on her blog, as well as several industry publications. Her access to hedge fund managers gives her insight into news stories as well, and the ability to track press releases and other breaking news in real time.
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