NEW YORK, March 11- The Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund, slashed its holdings of mortgages in February to the lowest level since at least late 2011 on bets that the Federal Reserve will conclude bond purchases this year, data from the firm's website showed on Tuesday.» Read More
LONDON, Sept 15- Hedge funds which gambled on how much money would be recovered from the bankrupt carcass of Lehman Brothers are set to make hundreds of millions of pounds from a full payout to creditors of the European arm.
Peter Lenardos, director of pan-European financials at RBC, discusses asset managers following RBC's downgrade of Man Group and says that the industry as a whole continues to underperform.
Peter De Proft, director general at the European Fund and Asset Management Organisation (EFAMA), tells CNBC there are a lot of opportunities in the asset management industry.
Japan's public pension fund - a pool of over $1 trillion - is considering a change to its portfolio strategy that could allow its investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.
One-time hedge fund darling Apple was dropped by more famous hedge fund managers in the first quarter.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb said Sony reminds him of Yahoo before he waged a bitter proxy fight that triggered a boardroom shake-out at the Internet company.
Days after reporting some of the industry's deepest losses, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson said investors should stick with managers for the long term.
Specialized hedge funds which transformed corporate bankruptcies may be poised to descend on another landscape: struggling cities and counties - and no place beckons more than Detroit.
Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.
JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.
Indian hedge fund manager Kalpesh Kinariwala is so sure of his equity strategies in a country that has stumped foreign rivals that he sends a daily e-mail tracker of his performance - including to competitors.
Hedge funds plowed new money into gold even after it posted a record loss last week, according to trading data that also showed inflows for many other commodities.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda played down concerns his burst of monetary stimulus would create asset-price bubbles even as it delivered an immediate pay-off in global markets, with government bond yields at a record low, the yen hitting a 3-1/2 year trough and stocks surging to multi-year highs.
The death of Laiki, also known as Cyprus Popular Bank, was brutal. Board members said they had fought to the bitter end.
It's official: Stockton, Calif., will become the nation's most populous city to enter into bankruptcy protection after getting clearance from a federal judge on Monday.
The Chapter 9 bankruptcy case for Stockton, Calif., is being closely watched nationally. At issue: Does federal bankruptcy law trump the California law that says debts to the state pension fund must be honored?
German hedge fund manager Florian Homm, who had been a fugitive for more than five years, was arrested in Italy on U.S. fraud charges, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
Carl Icahn bought 14 million shares of Herbalife, making a major bet against Pershing Square's Bill Ackman, who is short the stock. The two had an epic showdown on CNBC last month .
Some of the biggest hedge funds that helped make Apple a stock market darling lost faith and dumped their stakes in the fourth quarter, fueling the massive drop in the iPhone maker's share price.