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  • 5 factors driving the startup funding boom in India Apr 09, 2021 08:17 PM IST

    5 factors driving the startup funding boom in India

    For the longest time, startup IPOs in India have been a mirage. Companies have spoken about them as a distant goal but no real desire to go public was seen.

  • Archegos poses hard questions for Wall Street Mar 30, 2021 11:57 AM IST

    Archegos poses hard questions for Wall Street

    The trouble started when Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley went about dumping multibillion-dollar positions in US and Chinese stocks

  • Global banks warn of possible losses from hedge fund default Mar 29, 2021 09:37 PM IST

    Global banks warn of possible losses from hedge fund default

    Credit Suisse didn't identify the significant hedge fund or the other banks affected, or give other details of what happened. News reports identified the hedge fund as New York-based Archegos Capital Management.

  • This is how True Beacon's hedge fund outperformed the markets Sep 12, 2020 07:59 PM IST

    This is how True Beacon's hedge fund outperformed the markets

    As markets have rallied since then, CIO Nikhil Kamath has increased his hedging and says he may not outperform from here on.

  • US hedge fund asks Subhash Chandra to exit Zee Learn: Report Feb 27, 2020 10:22 AM IST

    US hedge fund asks Subhash Chandra to exit Zee Learn: Report

    Moon Capital Management has asked for a seat on the company’s board citing concerns over group debt, corporate governance and strategy

  • Sebi allows hedge funds in commodity derivatives Jun 21, 2017 06:10 PM IST

    Sebi allows hedge funds in commodity derivatives

    This is subject to certain conditions, including that Category-III alternative investment funds (AIFs) or hedge funds should not invest more than 10 percent of the investible funds in one underlying commodity.

  • Avendus Capital to launch its category III AIF Feb 14, 2017 05:52 PM IST

    Avendus Capital to launch its category III AIF

    Avendus Absolute Return -- the new equity long/short (hedge fund) AIF venture of Avendus Capital -- is awaiting capital market regulator Sebi's approval and is targeting to raise Rs 500 crore.

  • Budget 2017: Tax breaks for PEs, VCs, angel investors and hedge funds? Jan 16, 2017 04:55 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Tax breaks for PEs, VCs, angel investors and hedge funds?

    Tax pass-through for hedge funds or Category III alternate investment funds (AIFs) being considered; government examining recommendations of Narayana Murthy panel on AIFs

  • Here's why you should care about your mutual fund fees May 04, 2016 08:12 AM IST

    Here's why you should care about your mutual fund fees

    Mutual funds are a solid investment vehicle but like all good things in life, they come at a cost.

  • Here is what I am shorting: Kyle Bass Nov 07, 2015 01:11 PM IST

    Here is what I am shorting: Kyle Bass

    The Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Friday that Chinese banks have grown too large compared to the country's GDP.

  • Teva poised to raise its stake in Mylan: Sources Jun 03, 2015 08:48 AM IST

    Teva poised to raise its stake in Mylan: Sources

    The strategy is a sign of Teva's commitment to its USD 40 billion bid for Mylan, as the latter presses on with its own USD 34 billion hostile bid for over-the-counter drug company Perrigo Company Plc.

  • Investors pull $4 bn from hedge funds amid weak returns Apr 08, 2015 09:23 AM IST

    Investors pull $4 bn from hedge funds amid weak returns

    In February, the data shows a slight improvement with hedge funds taking in $7.2 billion in new money, marking the strongest inflows in the past six months. But the rebound was eclipsed by January's $11.2 billion in outflows, the researchers said.

  • India: Best hedge fund bet of 2014? Nov 27, 2014 08:36 AM IST

    India: Best hedge fund bet of 2014?

    A host of positive and negative shocks — bold new leaders, potential wars, drops in currencies and commodity prices — have led to huge disparities in investment returns.

  • EMs may benefit from FII inflows into China: Quant Dec 02, 2013 02:38 PM IST

    EMs may benefit from FII inflows into China: Quant

    EPFR data shows India has seen outflows of around USD 192 million last week, which is a little different from the Sebi data. According to Rishav Dev of Quant Capital, this difference is because EPFR does not cover hedge fund data and prop desk data.

  • This industry has an entry level salary of $335,000 Nov 01, 2013 03:22 PM IST

    This industry has an entry level salary of $335,000

    Portfolio managers at large hedge funds should also be grinning right now, given that average salaries have reached USD 2.2 million, the 2014 Glocap Hedge Fund Compensation report, released Thursday found.

  • For hedge funds, debt crisis largely business as usual Oct 17, 2013 10:40 AM IST

    For hedge funds, debt crisis largely business as usual

    Hedge fund manager David Tawil said that, after living through the collapse of Lehman Brothers, many on Wall Street are now well-versed in telling a real financial crisis from one that is more of the smoke and mirrors variety and much more easily fixed.

  • Carl Icahn says Apple shares could trade at $700 Aug 14, 2013 08:59 AM IST

    Carl Icahn says Apple shares could trade at $700

    Hedge fund billionaire Carl Icahn told Reuters on Tuesday that he believes Apple has the ability to do a USD 150 billion buyback now by borrowing funds at 3 percent.

  • Sony rejects proposal to spin off entertainment unit Aug 06, 2013 12:24 PM IST

    Sony rejects proposal to spin off entertainment unit

    Japanese company Sony Corporation rejected a proposal from Daniel Loeb to spin off a part of the electronics company's entertainment business.

  • Conviction of Galleon's Raj Rajaratnam upheld Jun 24, 2013 09:48 PM IST

    Conviction of Galleon's Raj Rajaratnam upheld

    A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the insider conviction of Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam. The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York rejected Rajaratnam's arguments that wiretap evidence in his case should have been suppressed, and that jury instructions on the use of inside information were inadequate.

  • Hong Kong-based Richland to shut hedge funds operations Apr 30, 2013 04:42 PM IST

    Hong Kong-based Richland to shut hedge funds operations

    Hong Kong-based Richland Capital Management Ltd is shutting down its hedge fund operation, Chief Investment Officer Alex Au told Reuters on Tuesday, a major blow to an industry struggling to raise assets and turn a profit for investors in Asia.

  • Paulson's Advantage fund stung by plunge in gold Apr 19, 2013 03:13 PM IST

    Paulson's Advantage fund stung by plunge in gold

    Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson's best-known fund is down 2.4 percent in April, largely due to the sharp selloff in gold, a source familiar with the numbers said on Thursday.

  • Risk appetite up in US capital markets: Fed survey Apr 05, 2013 03:45 PM IST

    Risk appetite up in US capital markets: Fed survey

    Hedge fund and derivative investors are taking on more risk as aggressive monetary easing and an improving economy boost demand for higher-yielding securities, a Federal Reserve survey showed on Thursday.

  • Raj Rajaratnam brother charged with insider trading Mar 22, 2013 08:08 AM IST

    Raj Rajaratnam brother charged with insider trading

    A younger brother of Raj Rajaratnam was charged with insider trading on Thursday, nearly two years after the founder of the Galleon Group hedge fund was convicted of that crime.

  • Gold sees largest drop in nearly 1 year on hedge fund talk Feb 21, 2013 02:22 AM IST

    Gold sees largest drop in nearly 1 year on hedge fund talk

    Gold tumbled nearly 3 percent on Wednesday to its lowest since July after minutes of the Federal Reserve's meeting last month showed it may have to slow or stop buying assets before a pick-up in the job market.

  • How Einhorn turned from Apple advocate to agitator Feb 08, 2013 08:22 AM IST

    How Einhorn turned from Apple advocate to agitator

    Hedge-fund star manager David Einhorn was arguably Apple Inc's biggest cheerleader on Wall Street with a stake worth about USD 600 million and an oft-cited prediction that the company's market value would hit USD 1 trillion some day.

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