Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jun 21 2013 | 11:26am ET
India's Karvy Group has launched its first hedge fund, seeking almost US$17 million for the effort.
Karvy Capital's Systemic Edge Fund follows new hedge fund regulations promulgated in India last year; as of April, the Securities and Exchange Board had given the green light to 47 alternative investment funds, including Karvy's.
Systemic Edge is a multi-strategy absolute return fund, investing in equity and index futures and options. Karvy is seeking 1 billion rupees (US$16.7 million) for the fund.
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 ...