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Hedge Fund Survey On Obama Regulations

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – A survey by RSM McGladrey, a financial services consultancy, found that hedge fund managers are surprisingly ready to work with SEC regulators to cooperate with authority, despite wide-spread wariness about over-excessive regulation from the Obama […]

Asian finance firms are more optimistic on acquisitions

The China Post – Asia-Pacific banks, brokerages, insurers and private equity firms are more optimistic about mergers and acquisitions as they seek to expand following a decline in asset prices, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. About 42 percent of financial institutions […]

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 […]

Hedge funds target corporate lending as banks dry up

Reuters – An unprecedented cash crunch is choking the ability of banks to lend and creating an opportunity for hedge funds to launch, or ramp up corporate lending facilities. Companies that have relied on bank borrowing to grow, or even maintain […]

Ausdrill blames share slump on hedge fund

News.com.au – Takeover target Ausdrill has blamed a fall in the company’s share price on hedge fund selling after comments from suitor Macmahon that its bid was unlikely to succeed. Ausdrill said that it believes selling from hedge funds accounted […]

Investors quit emerging markets for developed safety

Reuters UK- Investors are responding to the sharp falls on equity markets around the world by shifting from what are now being seen as vulnerable emerging markets to relatively safer developed ones. The moves — which can be seen in […]