Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Investor-rights law firm Hagens Berman Sob
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge fund firm Fortress Investment Group is pushing ahead with its plan to move away from liquid or easy to trade assets, including stocks, as the firm announced its plan to liquidate Fortress Centaurus Global,
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The future of the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) going into the second half of 2016 is under some pressure, says Michael Pelton of Zafir
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Researchers at Oxford University has found that the open-end structure of most investment vehicles discourages asset managers from trading against mispricing – to the detriment of investors and market efficiency.
"The findings from my study, co-authored with Pro
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: London based Tages Capital seeds managers across both developed and emerging/frontier markets and has invested approximately $600m across 12 funds over the past 3 years. In a White Paper, Tages says that if the right managers and strategies are selected, the seeding econ
By Michael S. Young, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder Mediatrix Capital
Sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) is enhancing the Forex investment approach with next generation algorithmic systems that are able to perform human tasks such as visual perception and multi-input decision-mak
This article was authored by Logica Capital Advisers, Los Angeles.
Investors use hedge funds (HFs) for a variety of reasons, including diversification and improved risk adjusted returns. However, our observation has shown that HFs carry some misconceptions about their benefits. We hav
By: Michael G. Tannenbaum
Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS) have become increasingly popular as an attractive cross-border investment fund product. UCITS funds are readily sold in the European Union under its harmonized regulatory regime, allowing member n
Authored by partners at global law firm Dechert LLP.
The voters have spoken. Britain will (absent any new deals) leave the EU.
Under the EU Treaty, the exit process should take at least two years. During this two-year period, UK-base
Institutional investors should undertake a quantitative analysis of their hedge fund investments’ long-term contribution to overall portfolio efficiency, rather than basing their asset allocation strategies on a short-term comparison with equity benchmarks.
This is the conclusion of a new resea
By Eric Anderson, Managing Partner & Head of Investment Solutions at Milltrust International LLP
Since the beginning of the year, Emerging Market equities have outperformed Developed Market equities, Emerging Market currencies have outperformed the US Dollar, Emerging Market local currency gover
By IMD Professor Nuno Fernandes
Activist investors are relatively new – but very influential – players in international capital markets.
Activist investors are shareholders at publicly traded companies who attempt to affect change in an organization either by directly appealing to, or puttin
By: Paul Dimitruk, Chairman and Co-Founder of Partners Capital
As an Outsourced Investment Office acting for endowments and foundations, and ultra-high-net-worth families in Europe, North America and Asia, we advise our clients on their total investment programs, including asset allocation and p
By: Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners
The following comments are excerpted from Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge’s presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on May 9th, 2016 in Montreal. In Mr. Steinbrugge’s session titled "What Current Trends Tell Us about th
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque London for New Managers:
SJL Capital LLC, an investment advisory firm based in California, has launched its maiden fund, the SJL MarketDNA Hedge Fund LP. The fund, which began trading
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque London: Emmanuel (Manny) Roman, an investment world veteran, has been hired by PIMCO, the large US bond fund house, as chief executive officer.
PIMCO's current CEO Douglas Hodge will assume a new role as managing director and senior advisor when Roman joins P
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Independent registered advisor ArbitrOption breezed through the tumultuous Brexit
referendum and outperformed its benchmarks. ArbitrOption was up 7.18% in
the first half of 2016 compared to the S&P 500 which gain
European hedge funds shrink and shutter as turmoil hurts returns
From Bloomberg.com: Europe’s hedge-fund industry contracted for a sixth straight quarter as the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union and concerns that China’s growth is slowing caused losses and forced some money man
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Platinum Partners, the hedge fund in the middle of a New York City municipal union kickback investigation, is reported to be liquidating two of its funds, the New
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Near Term Trend: PositiveFriday’s Close: 4,666.07 (+ 21)UPDATE: The Index has rebounded roughly 500 points within 3 ½ weeks.By all accounts, the Index is overbought on a near term basis, but tough to fade.
Near Term Trend: Positive
Friday’s Close: 4,666.07 (+ 21)
UPDATE: The Index has rebounded roughly 500 points within 3 ½ weeks.By all accounts, the Index is overbought on a near term basis, but tough to fade.