Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to produce a wealth of investment opportunities in the years ahead. Hedge fund managers are split on how to capture the growth as shorting is impossible in most markets....
From currency trades to European financials to crude oil production, hedge fund managers have found extraordinary value in a wide variety of trades over 2012 despite challenging market conditions.
As Basel III is implemented, banks will be forced to meet new capital and liquidity rules. Hedge funds could profit from trades that capitalise on the banks' need to restructure their balance sheets.
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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Geopolitical factors, inflation and the potential of civil unrest as a consequence of the continuing financial crisis will continue to impact markets and hedge fund performance in 2013.
Uncertainty continues to plague the world. Hedge fund managers face unknowable political interventions as markets continue to whipsaw. Despite this, strategy performance needs to improve.
Service providers continue to play a vital role for hedge funds as the industry faces regulatory and market changes. The Service Provider Rankings 2012 show who has excelled in this environment.
Deutsche Bank has swept the board in the platform rankings, topping all four categories. The bank has made changes to its managed account platform in response to investor demands.
Prime services are evolving as the hedge fund industry faces increasing compliance pressure from regulations in the US and EU. OTC derivatives exchange clearing will also develop service offerings.
Regulatory changes have kept hedge fund lawyers busy this year. There has also been plenty of activity behind the scenes as the top law firms adapt to the changing legal and regulatory landscape.
Hedge funds, funds of hedge funds and investors into the industry have expressed their preferences for a range of service providers including prime services, administration, legal and many others.
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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