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Hedge funds see largest annual increase since 2014

Ken Heinz, HFR

Fri, 20/01/2017 - 17:15

HFR’s latest report finds that total hedge fund industry capital rose for the third consecutive quarter, surpassing the USD3 trillion milestone for the first time. ...Read more


Hermes writes that India is neither whale nor minnow

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 13:04

Gary Greenberg, (pictured) Head of Hermes Emerging Markets, has written a paper assessing India’s ability to modernise and truly emerge. »

State Street launches Brexometer Index

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 12:24

State Street has launched the Brexometer Index, commenting that following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the ‘what next’ question remains one that everyone is asking and many are trying to answer. »

Fitch Ratings launches Ratings Navigator for non-bank institutions

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 15:11

Fitch Ratings has launched its Ratings Navigator for Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs) - a visual overview of all the factors affecting an NBFI's standalone rating, their relative importance and likely direction of movement. »

Anthony Scaramucci

SkyBridge Capital sells majority stake with Anthony Scaramucci to step down immediately

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 16:52

The majority of global alternative firm SkyBridge Capital has been sold to  RON Transatlantic EG and HNA Capital. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed but at the end of November SkyBridge managed or advised on USD12 billion. »

Twitter tool sees exponential rise in business post Trump victory

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 10:24

Danny Watkins, CEO of Market EarlyBird, a Twitter monitoring service, reports exponential growth in sales to banks and traders in the last six months as they try to keep up with Donald Trump and his ‘fire from the hip’ Tweets. »

Indos lists predictions for depositary market in 2017

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 09:48

Bill Prew, CEO of AIFMD independent depositary firm Indos has created a list of predictions for the alternative investment fund depositary market in 2017. »

Philippe Ferreira, Lyxor

Macro and CTAs outperform as the Dollar climbs higher, says Lyxor

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 10:31

The last month of 2016 saw risk assets climbing higher, as part of expectations that the new US administration will remove barriers to growth and investment. »

ISA launch from P2P firm LendingCrowd

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 13:18

P2P lending firm LendingCrowd is to launch an ISA during Q1 of 2017, one of the first to be launched in the UK alternative finance sector. »

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Eurekahedge figures reveal hedge fund industry assets down over 2016

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 12:10

Latest figures from Eurekahedge reveal that hedge funds gained 1.01 per cent during the month of December, with 2016 returns coming in at 4.48 per cent.This compares with the MSCI AC World Index (Local) gaining 2.38 per cent in December with its 2016 returns coming in at 7.37 per cent. »

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