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In Amazon's shadow, hedge funds take aim at Brexit-hit retailers

In Amazon's shadow, hedge funds take aim at Brexit-hit retailers

Short-sellers, who borrow shares in a company before selling them into the market, hoping to buy them back at a lower price in the future and pocket the difference, are doubling down.

Jun 27, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
SEBI allows hedge funds to invest in commodity derivatives

SEBI allows hedge funds to invest in commodity derivatives

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday allowed hedge funds registered as category III Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) to invest in commodity derivatives as clients, opening up the market to institutional investors for the first time.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
Investment via P-Notes slips to Rs 2.54 lakh cr in Nov

Investment via P-Notes slips to Rs 2.54 lakh cr in Nov

The total outstanding value of PNotes witnessed a steady rise since January and the momentum continued till March.

Dec 25, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

China IPO freeze opens door to alternative financiers

China`s move to halt new company listings on its stock markets is offering private equity firms, hedge funds and sovereign wealth funds an opening to fill private companies` funding needs, paving the way for more M&A activity.

Jul 15, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

US judge orders Argentina to pay $5.2 bn to additional creditors

A US judge ordered Argentina on Friday to pay $5.2 billion to some 500 creditors seeking repayment on the same favorable terms given to other holders of the South American country`s restructured debt.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:37 AM IST

Clinton takes another swipe at hedge fund managers for earnings

In the spotlight for her own high income, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took a swipe at hedge fund managers again on Monday for earning much more than ordinary Americans and paying lower tax rates.

May 19, 2015, 05:22 AM IST

Safeguards in place to check misuse of P-Notes: Sinha

The government on Friday said safeguards have been put in place to prevent misuse of Participatory Notes (P-Notes).

Apr 24, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Argentina easily raises $500 mn in bond offer

Argentina easily raised $500 million in a debt issue Tuesday that challenged efforts by hedge funds to force the country to pay off bonds they hold.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Argentina challenges US court with $500 mn bond offer

Argentina was seeking to raise $500 million in a new debt issue Tuesday that could challenge efforts by hedge funds to force the country to pay off bonds they hold.

Apr 22, 2015, 05:24 AM IST

Top 2014 hedge fund triples investor cash betting on India

By comparison, hedge funds on average gained 4 percent last year, while India-focused funds returned 39 percent, data from industry tracker Eurekahedge showed.

Feb 06, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

Investments via P-Notes drop to Rs 2.36 lakh crore in Dec

Investment in Indian markets through participatory notes (P-Notes), a preferred route for HNIs and hedge funds from abroad, declined to Rs 2.36 lakh crore (USD 38 billion) in December from the preceding month.

Jan 19, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

India-focused hedge fund gives 61% return in 2014

Kuwait-based Global Investment House (Global) has announced that the Mayur Hedge Fund, a growth oriented fund with a net long bias, has reported 61 per cent return for the year 2014.

Jan 16, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

Sebi permits 123 alternative funds to operate in India

Of these, around 34 entities got the market regulator's approval to operate so far this year (January-November), 67 in 2013 and the remaining 22 in 2011.

Dec 01, 2014, 13:24 PM IST

India-focused hedge funds up over 40%: HFR

Industry data tracker HFR said declines in local currencies, such as in Brazil, Latin America`s biggest economy, and falling oil prices have pressured performance.

Nov 27, 2014, 08:36 AM IST

Hedge funds piled into Alibaba shares in third quarter

Hedge funds scooped up shares of China`s Alibaba Group Holding in the third quarter, making the e-commerce giant one of the most commonly bought stocks among some of the biggest US investors, according to regulatory filings on Friday.

Nov 15, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Argentina readies talks with mediator over debt default

Argentine representatives hold talks with a court-appointed arbiter in New York on Monday hoping to resolve an impasse over debt payments to hedge funds as the country faces possible default.

Jul 07, 2014, 14:03 PM IST

P-Notes investment hits 6-yr high at $35 bn in May

Investments into Indian shares through participatory notes (P-Notes), a preferred route for overseas HNIs and hedge funds, surged to the highest level in six years at Rs 2.12 lakh crore (over USD 35 billion) in May.

Jun 29, 2014, 18:32 PM IST

S&P hits record, focus shifts to payrolls

Investors are now focused on Friday`s US payrolls report for May.

Jun 06, 2014, 08:34 AM IST

P-Notes investment drops to $31 billion in April

Investments into Indian shares through participatory notes (P-Notes), a preferred route for HNIs and hedge funds from abroad, slipped to Rs 1.87 lakh crore (over USD 31 billion) in April.

May 14, 2014, 14:44 PM IST

103 alternative funds allowed to operate in India by Sebi

Market regulator Sebi has allowed as many as 103 entities to set up AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds in less than two years.

May 06, 2014, 14:40 PM IST