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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 14:09:37 EDTAs China’s central bank battled speculators betting against the yuan last year, Eclectica Asset Management bet on a rise in the yuan’s borrowing cost in Hong Kong.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:14:21 ESTSwiss money manager GAM defended its turnaround strategy, as it battles heavy client outflows, poor fund performance and an assault by an activist investor.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 01:57:56 ESTBridgewater Associates said billionaire founder Ray Dalio will step down as co-chief executive in the latest shake-up atop the world’s biggest hedge fund.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:34:03 ESTShares in Man Group fell as the world’s largest listed hedge fund firm suffered client outflows in the final quarter of 2016 and wrote down the value of one of its main units.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:21:04 ESTZurich-based GAM said activist investment fund RBR Strategic Value had written to it proposing the election of three of RBR’s representatives, including one as a new chairman of GAM.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:15:56 ESTAfter a year in which tens of billions of dollars fled global hedge funds as investors flagged disappointing returns and high fees, the industry is in need of friends. It still has one in Canada’s largest pension fund.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:20:15 ESTEurope’s hedge-fund managers are struggling. The Continent’s $545 billion industry is finding it tough to make money in lackluster stock markets and against the backdrop of central-bank stimulus.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:06:50 ESTOscar Hattink, a former partner at high-profile activist investment firm TCI, has tapped Morgan Stanley and UBS as the main brokers for his new hedge fund BlueDrive Global Investors.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:40:49 ESTOch-Ziff Capital Management Group, the largest publicly traded hedge-fund firm in the U.S., on Wednesday reported a record $13 billion of investor withdrawals over the past 13 months.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:06:51 ESTThe “Tiger Cubs,” a generation of hedge-fund firms founded by traders who once worked for famed stock picker Julian Robertson at Tiger Management, are among a wave of stock hedge funds that posted losses for 2016.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 22:50:19 ESTHedge funds betting on stocks—a group running around $850 billion in assets globally—lost money for their investors in 2016, stripping out gains from simply tracking the market.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:09:41 ESTInvestors pulled more than $4 billion from Brevan Howard in the second half of 2016, the latest sign they are growing tired of lackluster performance by the hedge fund industry.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:36:37 ESTConnecticut Democrats are taking aim at its hedge fund industry with a proposed tax increase, as the state seeks ways to close a $1.5 billion budget deficit.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 11:11:50 ESTElections in France, Germany and the Netherlands offer a calendar of concerns for European investors in 2017, creating some tempting trades for hedge funds and other investors.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:10:41 ESTBillionaire hedge-fund manager George Soros lost nearly $1 billion as a result of the stock-market rally spurred by Donald Trump’s surprise presidential election.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:13:43 ESTKyle Bass rode savvy currency- and bond-market bets to score among the larger gains of any hedge-fund manager in the second half of 2016. The Hayman Master Fund saw a gain of 24.83% for 2016, according to a letter sent to investors.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:44:24 ESTAn increase in market volatility should be providing hedge funds with their best moneymaking opportunities in months. The only problem is some of their investors are preventing them from capitalizing.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 07:58:50 ESTThe flagship hedge fund at Horseman Capital Management was one of the world’s worst-performing hedge funds last year, posting a big loss in the wake of Donald Trump’s U.S. election victory.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 07:57:51 ESTIt hasn’t been a great year for hedge funds, but those that ventured far afield from mainstream stock and bond markets reaped big profits.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:57:20 ESTFor many hedge-fund managers, 2016 was a year to forget. Tens of billions of dollars flew out of the industry as investors flagged disappointing returns and stubbornly high fees. Here are some that are worth keeping an eye on in 2017.