Global macro hedge funds show no signs of bailing out of the ‘Abe trade’ after weathering the sudden reversal in Japan. Global macro and managed futures funds lost on average 0.6% on the day
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Sebi bans the newly formed local hedge fund industry from forex and commodity derivatives to curb speculation in these markets.
John Paulson gets back to his roots as an event driven investor and finds profits in mergers and restructurings in the first quarter while his big bet on gold as a hedge against inflation fails to win
Europe's fund of hedge funds industry has suffered AUM declines since 2008 but there are signs of a rising appetite for niche strategies and bespoke mandates. Stenham has launched two niche FoHFs
Efforts to enhance the corporate governance framework for hedge funds in the Cayman Islands have run into opposition from local fund directors, who take issue with the regulator’s plans to create ...
US pension funds are attracted by the low correlation to mainstream asset classes offered by 36 South's flagship fund, says its CIO. He says European funds should not ignore the US market
A fall in asset-to-asset correlations could mean a good year for many hedge fund strategies, even though volatility is expected to remain relatively low, according to research from Axioma
India has no plans to become an equivalent country under EU regulations on financial services. India’s decision is likely to foreshadow problems with other emerging countries trading with the EU
As China relaxes controls on its currency, the yuan is set to become more widely used. However, government control is likely to be maintained. Full convertibility may never happen, says Jim O’Neill
David Kirk, the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s chief criminal counsel, says "dubious trading activity" has fallen by 50% in three years as FCA vows to continue crackdown on hedge fund traders
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