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EU moves toward new hedge fund rules

Washington Post – The European Union will this week take the first step toward new rules governing high-risk hedge funds, the EU’s financial services chief said Monday. EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, long opposed to regulating the funds, is bowing to […]

Iraqi Funds: “Business as Usual”

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Iraq and the Babylon Fund sailed fairly unscathed through the panicky financial markets in September, according to CEO Robert Torkelund. “Our strategy to focus on sticky money instead of any cheap hot money flow, has […]

States Double Down on Hedge Funds as Returns Slide

Bloomberg – Public pension funds in the U.S. are increasing bets on high-risk hedge funds and real estate in an attempt to fill deficits in retirement plans and make up for their worst performance in six years. New York Comptroller […]

Public Pension Fund Hoping to Up Hedge Fund Stake

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when most investors are becoming increasingly weary of high risk hedge funds, public pension funds are upping their stake, hoping to make up for recent lackluster performances. New York State has a cap […]

Global fluctuation may affect hedge fund demand positively

Turkish Daily News – Hedge funds, which have reached an estimated asset volume of $2 trillion globally by attracting investor’s interest with their rapidly changing asset allocation and high risk appetite, are about to be accessible to investors in Turkey. Oyak Securities, Garanti […]