Hedge Funds Review - 2008-04-01
Canadian hedge funds are branching out. And they are not the only ones evolving in the industry. Prime brokerages are also becoming attractive to non-Canadian hedge funds looking for a safe pair of hands or a niche market player. Hedge Funds Review…
The growth of algorithmic trading has been rapid and highly significant for hedge funds.
Funds could face renewed calls for transparency and better risk management
Fund managers and investors have similar needs. They both want timely, accurate and secure information about a fund's value, operations and trades. How they receive this information and the detail of it, however, is where the IT solutions for fund…
Dexion Trading sees continued value in macro fund of funds
Currently, the penetration into energy markets by hedge funds and algorithmic trading desks is far below that of other asset classes. James Davies, head of trader systems at Trayport, looks at the issue from a service provider point of view.
The liquidity crisis continues to claim casualties. Although forecasts of company closures and bankruptcies across the board are increasing, now may not be the best time to start a fund focused on distressed debt.
Over the last few years emerging markets were the big investment story, in particular Brazil, Russia, India and China, known as the BRIC countries. Are emerging markets, however, now being challenged by the opportunities offered in frontier markets?…
Libra focus is fixed on euro zone mid cap companies and controlling risk
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Russia, rich in commodities and with a large population, could be poised to become the place to be for hedge funds looking for new opportunities to exploit.
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