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Political risk? Banking crisis? Investors buy euro zone debt anyway

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LONDONUnrelenting demand for fixed income has pushed yields, in Europe at least, to a point where investors no longer distinguish one country's bonds from another's -- potentially storing up trouble for when focus returns to the economic drivers behind borrowing costs.

Hedge fund BAM strategy move ends $250 million discretionary play - source

LONDON Hedge fund Balyasny Asset Management (BAM) is closing a $250 million "discretionary" portfolio run by Torbjorn Andreassen who is leaving the firm, a source told Reuters on Thursday.

05 Aug 2016

Man Group's funds fall in first half, Brexit yet to hit flows

LONDON British hedge fund manager Man Group on Tuesday posted a 3 percent fall in funds under management in the first half of the year as investment losses and other market moves more than offset a small rise in net inflows.

27 Jul 2016

Pimco turns to Man Group's Roman to lead revival

LONDON Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco) has poached Emmanuel 'Manny' Roman from Man Group , the world's biggest listed hedge fund, as it tries to reverse a slump in fortunes since co-founder Bill Gross left the fund manager in 2014.

20 Jul 2016

London-based Mako Global Investors to shut European equities hedge fund

LONDON/NEW YORK Mako Global Investors (MGI) is shutting a European equities hedge fund it launched just 19 months ago after lacklustre returns and plunging investor interest, a source close to the firm told Reuters.

20 Jul 2016

Hedge fund assets grew in first half despite performance losses

LONDON Hedge fund assets grew by $19.9 billion in the first six months of 2016 despite performance losses of $5.2 billion, industry tracker Eurekahedge said on Tuesday.

20 Jul 2016

SoftBank bid for ARM catches some hedge funds off guard

LONDON A Dallas hedge fund was among investors betting on a fall in the price of ARM Holdings when SoftBank Group's surprise $32 billion bid sent shares in the British chip designer surging nearly 50 percent.

20 Jul 2016

EU watchdog backs 'passport' for U.S. hedge funds in Europe

LONDON Hedge funds from the United States, Singapore and Hong Kong should be allowed to market themselves in the European Union, the bloc's financial watchdog said on Tuesday.

20 Jul 2016

Man vs machine: computer-driven hedge funds win on Brexit night

LONDON As hedge fund manager Buford Scott sat at home, watching the TV in shock as it emerged Britain had voted to leave the European Union, his computer-based trading models were quietly boosting his business by 1.5 percent.

18 Jul 2016

Hedge funds post worst H1 performance since 2008-Preqin

LONDON Hedge funds globally posted gains of 1.36 percent in the first six months of 2016 in the worst performance since 2008 when they lost 0.53 percent, industry tracker Preqin said on Friday.

15 Jul 2016