Tuesday, 22 July 2014
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Jan 8 2009 | 2:09am ET
The Dubai government and Shariah Capital have launched an Islamic commodities hedge fund index, calling it the first of its kind.
The Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index includes as constituents four funds, part of the DSAM Kauthar Commodity Fund. The four funds each received US$50 million from the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority—the government agency working with Shariah Capital to create the index—and are constituents of the Al Safi Trust, the shariah-compliant hedge fund platform established last year by Barclays and Shariah Capital.
The four funds will invest in gold, energy, natural resources and mining, the DMCC and Shariah Capital said.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…