Monday, 20 October 2014
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Jul 1 2008 | 12:44pm ET
Nomura Asset Management has added a bond trading team from hedge fund Proxima Alfa Investments, and will launch an alpha-oriented subsidiary.
Rajiv Sobti is joining Nomura Global Alpha, which will offer alpha-oriented fixed-income products to both institutional and retail clients. Sobti, who serves as president and chief investment officer of Proxima Alfa, will be joined by his bond management team at Nomura, and will be named CIO of the new group.
Global Alpha will focus on highly-rated corporate and public bonds, employing a long/short strategy.
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 ...