18.11.2008 - Islamic hedge funds take another leap forward
From Arabianmoney.net: Hedge funds with no leverage, options or futures might sound like a product stripped to the bare essentials of short and long equity strategies, but that has not deterred the $50 million seeding of the BlackRock Global Resources & Mining Fund by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre. At a press conference today fund arrangers Barclays Capital and Shariah Capital refused to give a target for how much the fund intends to raise when it goes public in December. However, the DMCC has now seeded four Islamic hedge funds with a total of $200 million and hopes for billions of dollars in subscriptions..... Full Article: Source