LONDON Shares in British hedge fund firm Man Group rose more than 5 percent on Wednesday after it generated higher returns from fees and saw assets under management climb by 4.2 percent in the first half.
LONDON Struggling for returns this year, hedge funds are throwing caution to the wind, building up record bets on higher U.S. Treasury yields across the curve and increasingly large bets on a stronger dollar.
LONDON Not everyone buys into the view that the marathon U.S. economic expansion has enough momentum left to warrant interest rates and yields going much higher, but one group of investors is going all in: hedge funds.
LONDON At least three top staff recently left London-based hedge fund firm MarkhamRae, which has underperformed its peers and saw three of its biggest investors pull out almost $300 million.
LONDON Hedge fund managers made few adjustments to their positions in the petroleum complex in the week ending on July 10, as the market remained calm - before oil prices plunged the following day.
LONDON Hedge funds raised their bets last week on a flatter U.S. yield curve and a stronger dollar. Their bond bet shows signs of coming good as the yield curve moves towards inversion, but their FX wager? Not so much.
TOKYO/SINGAPORE U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global has built a stake worth over $1 billion (757 million pounds)in SoftBank Group Corp as it considers the Japanese firm undervalued, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, driving SoftBank shares up as much as 6.8 percent.
LONDON A record slide in the Chinese currency in June has paid rich dividends for some of the world's top macro hedge funds, though they say those trades do not reflect growing bets on an economic crash.
LONDON Growing up in Germany, Mark Schneider was pushed to become fluent in English by his father, who believed it would give him an edge.
SHANGHAI Renowned global hedge fund managers Bridgewater Associates LP and Winton Group Ltd have had registrations to launch products in China accepted at a time of turbulence in capital markets, reflecting a change in the government's stance toward such foreign funds.
Private equity firm TPG Capital is considering investing in India's Jet Airways Ltd but is not close to finalising a deal, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, a plan that could raise money for the beleaguered airline.
MUMBAI India is likely to export 7 million bales of cotton in 2018/19, down 30 percent from an earlier estimate, as scanty rainfall and an attack of pink bollworms are likely to squeeze crop yields, the head of a leading trade body told Reuters.