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Apocalypse Now? China 'bears' hope for their "told you so" moment

SINGAPORE - "It's like a horror movie. People like to watch, but don't want to be in it," quips economist Andy Xie about his popular lectures where he predicts a collapse in China's property and stock markets.

Hedge funds raise Brent oil bets to highest since October

LONDON - Hedge funds and other large speculators last week raised their bets on a rise in Brent crude oil prices to the highest level since October, exchange data showed, highlighting the effect of Ukraine tensions on sentiment.

11 Mar 2014

Computer-driven trade to grab market share in 2014

LONDON - Smaller asset managers and hedge funds will drive an increase in the use of computer-driven equity trading strategies in 2014 as brokerages cut back on the services they offer to less profitable clients, a study shows.

04 Mar 2014

Man Group shares soar on earnings, dividend hike, share buyback

LONDON - Hedge fund firm Man Group announced a share buyback and bumped up its dividend on Thursday, sending its stock price soaring, after it drew more new investment in the last quarter of 2013 that help it beat full-year profit forecasts.

27 Feb 2014

Hedge fund Elliott acquires 11 percent derivatives stake in F&C Asset Management

LONDON - U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management Corp acquired derivatives equivalent to a stake of almost 11 percent in UK-based F&C Asset Management , a filing showed on Wednesday.

27 Feb 2014

EU lawmakers and member states agree bonus curbs for fund managers

BRUSSELS - EU lawmakers and member states agreed curbs on fund managers' pay similar to new rules for bankers on Tuesday, including a three-year deferral of 40 percent of bonuses, legislation that could be in place next year.

26 Feb 2014

Hedge funds increase Brent oil bets

LONDON - Hedge funds and other large investors raised their bets on higher Brent crude oil prices in the week to February 11, data from the InterContinental Exchange showed on Monday, rebounding after dropping to the lowest level in over a year.

18 Feb 2014

European fund managers form $3 billion hedge fund venture

LONDON - Paris-based investment firm La Francaise and Anglo-Italian hedge fund manager TAGES Capital are combining assets to form a European fund of hedge funds joint venture.

12 Feb 2014

Brevan Howard to shut emerging markets hedge fund - source

LONDON - Brevan Howard, one of the world's biggest hedge fund managers, is to shut its $2.3 billion emerging markets portfolio after a bout of poor performance, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

11 Feb 2014

SAC Capital's Martoma found guilty of insider trading

NEW YORK - Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager at billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund, was found guilty on Thursday of engaging in what prosecutors called the most lucrative insider trading scheme in U.S. history.

07 Feb 2014

StanChart global M&A head Suckling to take year sabbatical -source

SINGAPORE , April 4 - Standard Chartered PLC's global head of mergers and acquisitions Andrew Suckling will take a one-year sabbatical less than two years after assuming the role, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

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Reliance Q4 sales rise, refining margin narrows

MUMBAI - Energy company Reliance Industries Ltd posted nearly flat fourth-quarter profits, in line with estimates, as a slimmer margin in its oil refining business offset higher revenue.

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