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U.S. judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond payment plan
By Reuters
09/30/2014 11:15:39 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)--In a rare move, a U.S. judge held Argentina in contempt on Monday [Sept. 29], saying the country is taking "illegal" steps to evade his orders in a longstanding dispute with hedge funds over defaulted debt.
Argentina says U.S. contempt sanctions over debt would be illegal
By Reuters
09/29/2014 4:25:41 PM ET

NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES—Argentina said on Monday [Sept. 29] that any sanctions for contempt of court, leveled against it for refusing to pay U.S. hedge funds suing over defaulted debt, would be illegal under international law.
Argentine holdout bond creditors to support Citi's stay request
By Reuters
09/26/2014 3:00:09 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Creditors suing Argentina over defaulted debt will not object to Citigroup Inc.'s request to put on hold a U.S. court order preventing it from processing an imminent payment issued under Argentina's local laws, a source said Friday [Sept.
People

Barclays picks hedge fund platform founder to head wealth unit
By Reuters
09/22/2014 1:54:57 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)--Barclays has named the founder of a managed account platform for hedge funds as the new boss of its wealth and investment management arm. Barclays said on Monday [Sept.
Citi's Romain Stephan joins Silver Time Partners: report
By Reuters
09/02/2014 12:28:59 PM ET

PARIS (Reuters)—Paris-based hedge fund Silver Time Partners said Romain Stephan is joining the company from Citigroup Inc. as founding partner and chief marketing officer.
Technology

New Computer Programs Help Hedge Fund AHL's Revival
By Reuters
11/11/2010 11:08:42 AM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—New computer programs designed to cope with choppy markets have helped Man Group's flagship hedge fund AHL produce stronger returns after last year's damaging losses, its manager told Reuters. Tim Wong, chief executive of AHL, a $22.
Buy Side Steps Up, and Streamlines: TABB Group Study
By Rich Blake, HedgeWorld
05/04/2010 10:02:17 AM ET

NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)—As money managers engage in increasingly sophisticated trading methods while encountering more compliance pressures, the push to invest in technologically advanced Order Management Systems (OMS), and separate Execution Management Systems (EMS), has never been greater, according to a soon to be released TABB Group study which surveyed 118 buy-side trading desks.
Strategy/Analysis

Event-driven hedge funds' skills stand out in H1: BlackRock
By Reuters
09/25/2014 1:30:46 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Hedge fund managers looking to profit from corporate events such as mergers and acquisitions proved to be the most skilful in the first half of the year, a study on Thursday [Sept. 25] by top global money manager BlackRock showed.
Not waiting for JPMorgan, Mercuria plots global metals push
By Reuters
09/25/2014 10:35:33 AM ET

NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters)—Swiss commodity trader Mercuria, known best for its energy prowess, is mounting an audacious challenge to metal trading titans like Glencore Plc and Trafigura AG, but not in the way that industry sources had expected. Rather than relying on its pending $3.
Regulatory/Legal

Germany says won't delay plans to isolate risky bank business
By Reuters
09/19/2014 11:40:15 AM ET

BERLIN (Reuters)--Germany's government will not delay plans to isolate risky hedge fund activities from banks' normal retail business, a finance ministry spokeswoman said on Friday [Sept. 19], rejecting calls from financial institutes.
Germany says won't delay plans to isolate risky bank business
By Reuters
09/19/2014 11:40:15 AM ET

BERLIN (Reuters)--Germany's government will not delay plans to isolate risky hedge fund activities from banks' normal retail business, a finance ministry spokeswoman said on Friday [Sept. 19], rejecting calls from financial institutes.
Indexes

Lipper hedge fund performance - August 2014 - Managed Futures (U.S. funds)
By HedgeWorld
09/29/2014 6:31:32 PM ET

CHICAGO (HedgeWorld.com)—The chart below contains hedge fund performance data from the Lipper Hedge Fund Database for all U.S. funds open to investment.
Lipper hedge fund performance - August 2014 - Managed Futures (all funds)
By HedgeWorld
09/29/2014 6:30:31 PM ET

CHICAGO (HedgeWorld.com)—The chart below contains hedge fund performance data from the Lipper Hedge Fund Database for all funds open to investment. Performance listed is absolute performance.
Opinion

Opinion: Past, Present and Future of Alternative Funds Market
By Brian Macallister, Ledgex Systems
02/28/2014 6:04:50 PM ET

It's been less than 50 years since the fund of funds model came on the investment scene, and that short history has been anything but dull. Born in the 1970s, American fund of funds took off in the '80s and '90s, and then hit a major stumbling block in 2008, when the widespread financial crisis unearthed deep challenges around liquidity.
Opinion: UK commodity regulator embraces more openness
By John Kemp, Reuters
02/27/2014 3:50:19 PM ET

By publishing a new primer on the changing landscape for commodity markets and emerging issues for regulators, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has taken a welcome first step towards greater transparency. Despite its rather dull title, the FCA's "Commodity Markets Update", released on Thursday [Feb.
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