Ireland is domicile of choice for hedge funds in Europe

Despite Moody’s downgrading Ireland’s credit rating from AA2, the third highest level to BAA1, just three places above ‘junk status,’ the troubled eurozone nation might have reason to cheer according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010
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Sloane Robinson and Deutsche Bank to launch Ucits III-compliant Asia fund

Sloane Robinson and Deutsche Bank are to launch a Ucits III compliant Asia fund managed by the same investment team responsible for the hedge fund’s flagship Asia offering.

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010
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UBS and HFR launch index based ETF

UBS and Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research (HFR) have unveiled the UBS ETFs-HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index, the first exchange traded fund built on the industry’s standard investable benchmark of hedge fund performance globally.

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010
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Hedge fund to use Twitter to enhance its trading strategy

A Cayman Island-based quantitative computer driven hedge fund is to use the social networking site Twitter to help complement its trading strategy.

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2010

Hedge fund launches continue to increase

There were 260 hedge fund launches in the third quarter of 2010, up from 201 in the previous quarter, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2010
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Goldman Sachs prop desk head to establish $1 billion Hong Kong-based hedge fund

Morgan Sze, the global head of Goldman Sachs’ proprietary desk, is believed to be setting up a $1 billion Hong Kong-based multi-strategy hedge fund.

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2010
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Auriel launches dynamic currency hedging programme

London-based investment management firm Auriel Capital Management has launched a dynamic currency hedging programme for institutional investors with the backing of a $1.1 billion mandate from a US corporate pension plan.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2010
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Deutsche Bank and Paulson & Co unveil Ucits-compliant fund

Deutsche Bank and Paulson & Co, the legendary New York-based hedge fund manager, have launched a Ucits-compliant version of Paulson’s flagship Advantage Fund.

Posted on: 14 Dec, 2010
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DTCC unveils OTC equity derivatives CFM

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched an automated, global over-the counter (OTC) equity derivatives cash flow matching and netting service (CFM).

Posted on: 13 Dec, 2010

MSCI launches series of value weighted indices

MSCI has launched a series of value weighted indices. The MSCI Value Weighted Indices are based on several of its flagship indices.

Posted on: 08 Dec, 2010
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