From Wall Street to Fleet Street: Protests Set for London
The Occupy Wall Street movement, whose growing presence in Lower Manhattan has steadily attracted more notice, is spreading to Fleet Street, where protestors plan a Saturday march to the London Stock Exchange.
NYSE Euronext in Merger Talks With Deutsche Boerse
Germany's Deutsche Boerse AG, the company that runs the stock exchange in Europe's largest economy, could soon take over the New York Stock Exchange.
Can It Happen Here?
Wealthy individuals and institutions dominate hedge fund investing, but the mainstreaming of these products rolls on. Strategies that traditionally have been available only in the shadowy...
Focus on FTSE
The FTSE Group is a world leader in the creation and management of equity, bond and hedge fund indices. Their indices are used for investment...
No Go in Tokyo
When Fidelity announced last May that it is moving its Japanese equities trading desk, which manages U.S.$47 billion of Japanese assets, from Tokyo to Hong...
Need More Global ETFs?
Throughout the year, international stocks have been on a tear and investors can't seem to get enough exposure to overseas opportunities in any form. On the...
Standard & Poor's is adding an index for Muslims who want to participate in the markets, while still conforming to Shariah, or Islamic law. The...
Pitting an enervated Brit against a brash, self-confident Yank is a frequent theme in post-World War II, post-Empire British literature, appearing in spy thrillers by...
CMA to Float Fund of Funds on LSE
LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)--Capital Management Advisors announced that it has requested admission of its investment company Global Hedge to trading on the London Stock Exchange via a proposed share placement valued at $500 million. CMA, which manages about $1.65 billion, also announced that Global Hedge will seek to be admitted to the...
GSAM to List Fund of Funds in London
LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)--Goldman Sachs Asset Management is preparing to list a new fund of funds in August on the London Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs Dynamic Opportunities, a closed-end fund, will offer a core allocation to high conviction managers spread across four core strategies. It also will allocate to niche strategies. The...