Tag: hedge fund

January 12, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Brazil's largest hedge fund increases bets against euro, real and renminbi

São Paulo-based Verde oversees about 37 billion reals ($9.2 billion) in clients' money. Reports show that Verde Asset Management, Brazil's largest hedge fund based out of São Paulo, has raised up bets against the euro as well as the Brazilian and Chinese currencies on expectations that U.S. interest rate hikes and slumping oil prices would continue…

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April 21, 2015 BY Mike Fox

MF Global's Jon Corzine looking to make a comeback with new hedge fund

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that disgraced former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine, also former chairman of Goldman Sachs and ex-New Jersey Democrat governor has discussed plans to start his own hedge fund. It would start with Corzine's personal cash, as well as a handful of outside investors, the paper reported and could only be launched…

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February 05, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Hong Kong manager Ortus prepared for launch of Forex hedge fund

Hong Kong based Ortus Capital Management is preparing to launch a new fund in March to try to win back investors who left the $1 billion hedge fund company after deep losses in its main fund in 2012 and 2013. Nishant Kumar from Reuters broke the news earlier today... Ortus, run by former Lehman Brothers proprietary trader Joe…

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December 15, 2014 BY Mike Fox

Malaysian Ringgit, Philippines Peso added to Thomson Reuters Matching platform

Thomson Reuters, today announced the launch of real-time electronic trading of spot and forward Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) and the Philippines Peso (PHP) on its Matching platform. The addition of the new currencies to Matching, means, onshore banks will now have access to an electronic central limit order book, providing them with more reference on pricing…

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