Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Last updated 23 min ago
Aug 30 2010 | 1:01pm ET
The Man Group has been named the first hedge fund adviser to a Korean bank.
The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union picked the London-based alternative investments giant to help it expand its hedge fund allocation, Asian Investor reports. The bank will use Man’s advice as it sifts through potential hedge fund and fund of hedge funds investments.
The KTCU hopes to boost its performance, diversify and better manage risk through the alternatives allocation, and had sounded out several global hedge fund managers as possible advisers.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...