Hedge Funds - Asias Headlines

Wed, Jan 28 2015

Ex-Dalton fund manager readies March launch for Asia hedge fund

LONDON - Former Dalton Investments portfolio manager Tony Hsu is preparing to launch his own hedge fund in March to bet on shares of entrepreneur-led Asian firms and against state-run companies, according to a source and the fund's marketing material.

28 Jan 2015

Hedge funds earned $1.5 trillion for investors in last 10 years

LONDON - Hedge funds earned $1.5 trillion for their investors over the last ten years and more pension funds are increasing the amount of money they allocate to them, trade body Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said on Wednesday.

28 Jan 2015

Fri, Jan 23 2015

Ex-Goldman, Noble traders' macro hedge fund avoids Swiss franc loss

LONDON - Guard Capital, a macro hedge fund firm launched by two former top traders at Goldman Sachs and Noble Group, has gained 2.5 percent so far in January, sources said, steering clear of the pain some of its peers suffered after the Swiss franc soared.

23 Jan 2015

Fri, Jan 9 2015

Hedge fund star Hohn's TCI up 8 percent in 2014 - source

LONDON - The Children's Investment Fund, run by star hedge fund manager Chris Hohn, gained about 8 percent last year, a source familiar with the performance said.

09 Jan 2015

Thu, Jan 8 2015

Hedge fund Brevan Howard's 11-year winning run ends in 2014

LONDON - Brevan Howard recorded the first annual loss in its flagship $24 billion macro hedge fund last year, an investor letter showed, ending an 11-year winning run that made it one of the biggest players in the $3 trillion industry.

08 Jan 2015

Wed, Jan 7 2015

Brevan Howard's main hedge fund records first ever annual loss

LONDON - Brevan Howard, one of Europe's largest hedge fund firms, saw its main $24 billion macro fund lose 0.82 pct in 2014, an investor letter showed, its first ever annual loss since launch in 2003.

07 Jan 2015

Mon, Dec 15 2014

Investors see better private equity returns, shun hedge funds

LONDON - Investors are optimistic about private equity, but reconsidering their allocations to hedge funds, a survey showed on Monday.

15 Dec 2014

Thu, Dec 11 2014

Number of hedge fund launches falls to 240 in Q3- HFR

LONDON - The number of hedge fund launches fell to 240 in the three months to the end of September, the lowest level since the third quarter of last year, industry tracker HFR said on Thursday.

11 Dec 2014

Wed, Nov 19 2014

Man Group's Ellis sees computers trumping humans again in 2015

LONDON - Computers stole a march on their human trading rivals this year and should continue to do so in 2015 as a much-heralded return to sustained volatility is unlikely to happen, an executive of Man Group, the world's biggest listed hedge fund, said.

19 Nov 2014

Mon, Oct 13 2014

Hedge fund divorce couple get personal over charity

LONDON - One of the most high profile divorces in British legal history took a fresh twist on Friday after top hedge fund boss Chris Hohn accused his wife of unspecified criminal and fiduciary wrongdoing in the handling of a charity they founded.

13 Oct 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.