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Speculators lift bullish gold stance to record ahead of Brexit

NEW YORK Hedge funds and money managers raised their bullish positions in COMEX gold and silver contracts to record highs in the week to June 21, days ahead of the surprise "Brexit" vote by Britain to leave the European Union, U.S. government data showed on Friday.

Brexit more heartburn than heart attack for hedge funds

NEW YORK/BOSTON UK voters' surprise decision to leave the European Union roiled markets on Friday, but hedge funds appear to have avoided crippling losses, according to market data and people familiar with fund performance.

25 Jun 2016

Seventy-nine percent of European hedge funds expect Britain to remain in EU

LONDON Seventy-nine percent of a total of 270 Europe-based hedge fund managers surveyed in early June believe Britain will remain in the European Union, according to a survey by alternative assets research firm Preqin released on Thursday.

17 Jun 2016

Brexit fears reopen euro zone bond market rift in echoes of crisis

LONDON Tension emanating from Britain's Brexit debate has reopened a fault line between the haves and have-nots in the euro zone bond market in an echo of the debt crisis that threatened to tear the bloc apart.

Market Analysis, Pensions, 16 Jun 2016

Deutsche and JP Morgan stay overweight UK equities even as Brexit fears mount

LONDON Strategists at Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan backed staying "overweight" on UK equities on Monday, even as fears over Britain's vote next week on its membership of the European Union intensified volatility across world markets.

Money Home, Money, Pensions 13 Jun 2016

Fund manager Hendry says German property is ultimate Brexit hedge

LONDON Outspoken Scottish hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry says he is investing in residential German property as it can survive any "vial of poison" the market throws at it, and will gain whether Britain leaves or stays in the European Union.

03 Jun 2016

EU promises to flush out barriers faced by asset managers

LONDON Blocks to selling mutual and hedge funds across the European Union will be "flushed out" to feed more savings into economic growth, the bloc's financial services chief said on Thursday.

02 Jun 2016

World's biggest hedge funds lose market share

LONDON The world's biggest hedge funds lost market share to smaller rivals over the last year as a result of underperformance, data tracker Preqin said on Friday.

27 May 2016

Hedge funds, anticipating ECB buys, move into long-dated euro zone debt

LONDON Hedge funds appear to have spotted an opportunity in the European Central Bank's bond-buying scheme and are snapping up long-dated debt in anticipation of profits from selling it back to the central bank later.

24 May 2016

Hedge fund TCI says first-quarter performance flat as VW, Porsche drag

LONDON Activist hedge fund TCI, which has called for rapid reforms at Volkswagen, said the German carmaker and its Porsche unit were the biggest drags on the fund's flat first quarter performance, according to an investor letter.

24 May 2016