Alternative investment fund managers directive postponed due to "absence of an agreement"
The Kyoto Protocol has helped developed a market for carbon trading. Some hedge fund managers have implemented strategies aimed at this nascent market, although assets under management remain slim.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The May 2010 returns for investable indexes including the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, Frontier Capital Multi Asset Platform Fund versus the indexes, Hedge Fund Research Indexes and Lyxor Alternative Index.
Emerging Asia offers a wealth of opportunities for hedge funds managers but some investors shy away from the volatility. Hedging is hampered by a lack of market depth and developing capital markets.
French seeking to apply stricter rules to funds using complex investment strategies, claim Cesr support
Switzerland could enable offshore hedge funds to register with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.
The financial crisis has resulted in a changed relationship between hedge fund managers and investors. Transparency, liquidity and fee structures are dictated increasingly by investors.
Fixed income hedge funds have produced consistent returns. Although the stratgy is using less leverage, an abundance of corporate and sovereign debt should keep markets buoyant over the next few years.
As regulations from the US and European Union hit the hedge funds industry, managers and investors struggle to come to terms with how this will affect and alter how the sector operates in future.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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