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Powershares expects leveraged loan ETF to appeal to mutual funds, hedge funds and individual investors.
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Oil prices will continue to rise to triple-digit highs over 2011 on long-term Egypt risk premiums and continual unrelated underlying issues, say market experts
Energy market fragmentation is likely to continue as larger players scale back their activities under Dodd-Frank
Diversified investing is not the way to achieve returns and investors should avoid broad market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and anything structured, according to hedge fund Noster Capital
Improved corporate governance in Asia could lead to greater institutional demand for the region's hedge funds
Series of scandals at Gartmore results in fund giant being taken over by smaller rival
Emerging market equities subject to political uncertainty, while demand for commodities a certainty
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Risk awards 2011
Blackstone, Skybridge Capital, NewAlpha Asset Management and Revere Capital are all raising funds
Trial dates set for Rajaratnam, Chiesi
Behind the facade
Commodity investment to strengthen and become more active in 2011 as natural gas producers look to hedge low price expectations
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