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  • MONTREAL, Feb 25- Caisse de depot et Placement du Quebec, Canada's second-largest pension fund manager, reported solid returns for 2014 on Wednesday and said it is counting on strong returns from infrastructure and real estate investments to drive growth in the face of what may be tumultuous market conditions ahead. The Caisse, which manages public pension...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- A former analyst for hedge fund Two Sigma Investments pleaded guilty in New York state court on Tuesday to stealing proprietary trading models from his employer. "Computer source codes and proprietary trading methods are often the lifeblood of a company's business model, and stealing them is a crime," Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- The dollar was up slightly against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, almost erasing earlier gains as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered no commitment as to when the U.S. central bank might raise interest rates. It's very cautious and very couched, "said Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management in New York.

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Assets managed by activist hedge funds have surged six-fold in the last 10 years to $120 billion, according to a study released on Tuesday, showing the rise in popularity of some of the most vocal investors. The study by the Alternative Investment Management Association found activist hedge funds on average hold a stock for about two years,...

  • Greek shares rally on bailout extension expectations Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:01 AM ET

    *Europe enjoys best earnings season in nearly 4 years. PARIS, Feb 24- Greek shares surged on Tuesday, outpacing modest gains in pan-European indexes after Athens delivered a list of economic reforms to the euro zone that it hopes will secure a four-month extension of its financial lifeline. Volatile Greek banking stocks were the top gainers across Europe, with...

  • PARIS, Feb 21- U.S. real estate investment management firm CBRE Global Investors aims to raise 1.2 billion euros by selling 10 shopping malls in France and Belgium, according to French newspaper Le Figaro. Le Figaro said CBRE, which has $90.6 billion of assets under management, wanted to sell the malls because the fund for which it was operating them matures this...

  • HLSS Servicer Advance Receivables Trust, a key funding source for Ocwen and a unit of Home Loan Servicing Solutions Ltd, was served a notice last month. Ocwen and Home Loan Servicing Solutions said on Wednesday that no other noteholders agree with BlueMountain's allegations. Ocwen shares were down about 2 percent at 9.83 in afternoon trade on the New York Stock...

  • *Rouble slips as fighting continues in east Ukraine. LONDON, Feb 20- Emerging equities were poised to end the week in the red on Friday and most currencies weakened, pressured by jitters over Greece's future in the euro zone, the Ukraine crisis and a stronger dollar. But the rouble weakened 0.42 percent against the dollar, as fighting continued to rage in eastern...

  • UBS to combine EU businesses in one unit - Handelsblatt Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 12:47 PM ET

    FRANKFURT, Feb 18- UBS, Switzerland's biggest bank, plans to combine its EU businesses in one unit, Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper reported without citing sources, adding the operation would probably be run out of Frankfurt. Handelsblatt said UBS was planning to create a "Europa-Bank" with a focus on wealth management, adding that Luxembourg was also still in...

  • Japan Post Bank has been known for its conservative asset management and its investment policy has been closely watched for any sign for changes under an ultra-low interest rate environment. Japan Post Holdings President Taizo Nishimuro told a news conference that Japan Post Bank needs to reconsider the management of its asset portfolio, more than half of...

  • The ABF Pan-Asia Bond Index fund, among the oldest and the biggest in the region with $3.14 billion in assets, has paid out about 25 percent in total returns since 2010, according to Thomson Reuters data. Assets under management by fixed income ETFs in Asia stood at $11.8 billion by end-2014, up from $8 billion in 2013, growing at a faster pace than in any other...

  • Feb 17- Ford Motor Co appointed auto analyst and investment banker John Casesa group vice president, global strategy, as part of its plan to accelerate its "One Ford" strategy. Casesa, whose appointment is effective March 1, will report to Ford Chief Executive Mark Fields. He has been ranked as an "All-Star" 11 times by Institutional Investor magazine, Ford said, adding...

  • SEOUL, Feb 17- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd aims to use its $56 billion cash pile to fund growth including acquisitions, the tech giant's investor relations chief said, even as more shareholders clamor for bigger dividends. While the South Korean company's profit declined in 2014 for the first time in three years as its lead in smartphones was challenged by Apple...

  • SEOUL, Feb 17- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd aims to use its $56 billion cash pile to fund growth including acquisitions, the tech giant's investor relations chief said, even as more shareholders clamour for bigger dividends. While the South Korean company's profit declined in 2014 for the first time in three years as its lead in smartphones was challenged by Apple...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- International regulators struggling to rein in the $5 trillion- a-day global foreign exchange market are finally finding some support from asset managers warming to the idea of moving more trading onto exchanges. "We are talking to people who are planning to shift 10-20 percent of their portfolios to some form of exchange-based or cleared...

  • *About 40 pct of hedge funds closures globally in Europe. *Europe funds lag U.S. peer performance for eighth year. LONDON, Feb 16- Hedge funds in Europe are shutting down at the fastest-ever pace as rising costs, weak performance and a slowdown in the pace of new investment leads some embattled founders to bail out.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- Asset managers, often vocal campaigners against inflated city wages, have seen their own pay packets grow by a fifth since the 2007 financial crisis, even as banker pay dropped by a quarter, according to new analysis. Asset managers now earn on average $263,000 compared with $288,000 for investment bankers, an analysis of the public records of 12...

  • Dividend growth likely to slow after record 2014 Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 5:50 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 16- A record-breaking year for dividends in 2014 is unlikely to be followed by much growth this year as a slump in oil prices and a surging U.S. dollar cast a shadow over payouts from energy and emerging markets companies, a new report has said. Asset-manager Henderson Global Investors said on Monday it expected global dividends to rise by 0.8 percent to...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- Third Point, one of the hedge fund industry's most closely watched funds, increased its stake in Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba during the fourth quarter, according to a regulatory filing late on Friday. Third Point, run by Daniel Loeb, increased its stake in Alibaba by 38.9 percent to 10 million shares. Alibaba's record $25 billion initial public...

  • Hedge fund Third Point increases stake in Alibaba Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 5:39 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 13- Hedge fund Third Point increased its stake in Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba during the fourth quarter, according to a regulatory filing late on Friday. Third Point, run by Daniel Loeb, increased its stake in Alibaba by 38.9 percent to 10 million shares. Alibaba's record $25 billion initial public offering was met with great fanfare last year,...