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Japan's banking woes may hit global markets

The turbulent situation Japan's banking sector is likely to impact global markets. A leading hedge fund manager says that collapse in the Japan's banking industry blindsides the market, while shrugging off any possibility of banking crisis in the world's third largest economy.

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Perry Capital Delays In Investment Eyeing Another Credit Event Like 2008

Perry Capital has recently invested $1 billion in investment grade bonds. The investment firm possesses a hedge fund of $10 billion and prepared to make investment. But Perry Capital leader Richard Perry waits for the suitable moment of investment.

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Argentina to issue $15-bln bonds, returns to credit markets

Argentina is planning to issue $15-bilion bonds making it the largest sum by any developing nation since 1996. Country's new President Mauricio Macri-led government will use funds mobilized through bonds for repaying debts and supporting government spending.

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BTG Pactual Cuts Jobs, Bonuses To The Stock Traders And Executives of The Hedge Fund Unit

Groupo BTG Pactual SA has been witnessed to tatter due to decrease in asset value it manages. To maintain the cash flow and remain profitable in the slower economy of Brazil, the Sao Paolo based bank has adopted some cost-cutting measures including job and bonus cuts.

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Turing Pharmaceuticals Won't Cut Price of Daraprim

Turing Pharmaceuticals said that it won't cut the list price of the drug. However, it will negotiate discount price with hospital. Last September, Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price of live-saving drugs, Daraprim by more than fifty times.

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Top U.S. hedge funds cut Apple stakes ahead of all-time high

Top U.S. hedge fund management firms, including David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital and Philippe Laffont's Coatue Management, reduced their stakes in Apple Inc during the fourth quarter, ahead of the iPhone maker's strong rally in 2015, according to regulatory filings.

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U.S. hedge funds unload Alibaba shares in fourth quarter

Several of the biggest hedge fund managers slashed or dissolved their stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd at the end of last year, taking a prescient bet ahead of the company's surprise revenue miss last quarter that sent shares plunging in late January.

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Retirees' target date funds making hedge fund style bets

A fast-growing segment of U.S. retirement plans is using hedge-fund type strategies to bet a small but increasing slice of their assets.

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Scuttled deals worth $580 billion put hedge funds on back foot

Hedge funds specializing in bets on mergers and acquisitions are starting to see investors withdraw funds, prompting them to take a more cautious approach after being caught out by more than 500 corporate deals globally failing this year.

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Ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc partner to form his own hedge fund-sources

Leland Lim, a former partner at Goldman Sachs Group Inc, is planning to form his own hedge fund, according to sources with knowledge of the situation interviewed by Bloomberg.

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PCA Investments to close hedge fund after CIC takes out backing- sources

PCA Investments have decided to close a multistrategy hedge fund after China's sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp withdrew its support, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.

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Loeb's hedge fund outperforms peers with returns 25.2% returns in 2013

With its 25.2% gain, activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point beat rivals in 2013, Reuters reported. Loeb's hedge fund stayed in line with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which rose 29.6% in the same period.

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New York hedge fund that owns a whole town needs smooth exit- report

Marathon Asset Management, the New York-based hedge fund that owns the town of Scotia in California needs to make a slick exit, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Ex-HSBC Holdings product specialist creates Luminance Global Fund to invest in global liquid securities

Roshan Padamadan, a former HSBC Holdings Plc product specialist, has started a hedge fund that will seek for opportunities in global liquid securities, Bloomberg reported.

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Herbalife goes for Ackman's credibility through Pershing fund clients - sources

Bloomberg said in its report that nutrition company Herbalife Ltd attempted to destroy activist investor Bill Ackman's credibility after the latter claimed that the former is running a pyramid scheme.

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