Hedge Funds

Follow funds as they adjust their positions amid some of the biggest gains on equities markets since the peak of the financial crisis

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Human investment managers risk obsolescence

Computerised hedge funds will ‘dominate’, says Braga

Ackman breaks into hedge fund top 20

US activist investor’s Pershing fund delivers 33% for year

Weavering founder jailed for 13 years

Hedge fund manager handed tough sentence

E00XGC Los Angeles, California, USA. 28th Apr, 2014. Alan Howard, co-founder and partner of Brevan Howard, in a panel ''The Global Economy: Hoping for Momentum amid Tepid Times'' during the Milken Institute Global Conference on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. © Ringo Chiu/ZUMAPRESS.com/Alamy Live News

Brevan Howard settles dispute with trader

Founding partner Chris Rokos to set up own hedge fund

BlueCrest suffers in Swiss franc fallout

Hedge fund closes trading books of senior currency trader

Special reports

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Since 2009 the industry has underperformed the market. But in 2012 a few winners have been found

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Switzerland, strategies, competition, crisis fallout, technology, emerging markets, recruitment, consolidation

Weavering fund founder guilty of fraud

Jury convicts Magnus Peterson on eight counts

Macro managers seek return of volatility

Hedge funds have seen lean times during recent market tranquillity

Shortages hit Argentina as bond talks freeze

Foreign borrowing out of reach since default in July

China funds bring Chaos to metals markets

Shanghai investor believed key player in copper fall

BlackRock income falls amid fund outflows

Asset manager suffers withdrawals from active equity funds

Pershing ‘different’ to other hedge funds

Ackman says it has little in common with competitors in sector

Big investors to stick with hedge funds

Recent withdrawals not sign of wider trend, survey suggests

Dutch investor pulls €4bn from hedge funds

Scheme cites industry’s ‘often limited concern for society’

E00XGC Los Angeles, California, USA. 28th Apr, 2014. Alan Howard, co-founder and partner of Brevan Howard, in a panel ''The Global Economy: Hoping for Momentum amid Tepid Times'' during the Milken Institute Global Conference on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. © Ringo Chiu/ZUMAPRESS.com/Alamy Live News
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Brevan loss galling for co-founder Howard

Asset manager’s status as a ‘sure thing’ under threat

Jeff Ubben

Top shareholders call for MSCI break-up

Company urged to sell its stock market indices business

Kyle Bass plans legal action on pharma patents

Hedge fund manager to target shares for potential falls

First annual loss for Brevan Howard fund

Performance underlines difficulties faced by hedge fund manager

Thomas Gilbert

Police charge son of dead fund founder

Wainscott’s Thomas Gilbert found shot in Manhattan apartment

Permanent capital: Perpetual cash machines

Private equity and hedge funds seek new holy grail: a never-ending supply of funds to invest

Rufo expiry will test Argentina on debt

Analysts are sceptical of any deal before Fernández leaves power

Michael Aronstein
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Star fund manager of 2013 falls to earth

Michael Aronstein’s fund drops 13% and faces redemption requests

Time may be up for hedge fund replicants

An existential crisis for the funds is also a crisis for their clones

Specialist funds caught in Russia crisis

Investors had pinned hopes on a long natural resources boom

Consortium plans European stock venue

Plato Partnership aims to raise transparency and lower trading costs

Argentina pressed to strike creditor deal

Cool reaction to latest offer on debt worsens precarious economic state

Hedge funds contest BES bailout decision

European Commission accused of acting hastily

Hedge fund boss denies misleading investors

SFO charges include 15 counts of fraud; trial to last until January

Trend-following funds win oil-price bonus

Big winners last month include Lynx, Cantab Capital and AHL

Hohn in record-breaking $530m divorce

Hedge fund billionaire’s ex-wife wins largest award given by English court

‘Vulture’ hedge funds eye unprotected debt

Attempt to keep forcing payouts from indebted governments

Falcone quits listed Harbinger vehicle

Former hedge fund manager plans to focus on other investments

Call to close short selling loophole

European lawmakers urge rethink on hedge fund anonymous bets

Grand Cayman Island
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No need for Tiger’s elaborate camouflage

Short selling is a legitimate activity that does not need to be disguised

Tiger Global’s short-selling web

Hedge fund sets up shells in Cayman in search of profit

Julian Robertson during the View from the Top interview with FT's Chrystia Freeland on October 13, 2009.

Hedge fund used Cayman shells for shorting

Tiger Global behind bet against Quindell

Pension funds to flock to riskier funds

Managers expect to allocate more to private equity and hedge funds

The year in hedge funds: Dear loser

Lala fans fear not, we will chase the winners of 2014

Hedge fund rules make financial system fragile

Charging 2 per cent to hold assets when returns are low is wrong, writes Sebastian Mallaby

Porsche faces new legal risk over VW saga

Sports car maker faces fine and possible forfeiture of profits

Index moves stoke real estate bubble risk

Money will move on back of classification changes

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