Saturday, 27 December 2014
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Apr 5 2013 | 10:28am ET
Hedge funds are hungrier for risk, according to a quarterly Federal Reserve survey of derivatives brokers.
Almost half of the firms polled for the Senior Credit Officer Opinion Survey on Dealer Financing Terms reported that their most-favored hedge fund clients had shown an increased appetite for credit risk over the past three months. About a quarter saw a similar increase among their other hedge fund clients and insurance companies.
A quarter of the over-the-counter derivatives dealers also noted that hedge funds had increased their use of leverage over the past three months.
Dec 1 2014 | 10:21am ET
As 2014 winds down, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services executives took some time to share their outlook on trends facing the industry in 2015. Read more…
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