ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York pension fund for state and local government workers has risen to a record $183.5 billion following an investment return of 7.16 percent last year, the state comptroller reported Friday. The third-largest pension fund in the country, which lost $44 billion in the national recession, dropping to $110 billion, has risen 57 percent since.» Read More
Nov 25- The U.S. Justice Department is investigating allegations that an employee of HSBC Holdings Plc leaked confidential client information to a major hedge fund, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The alleged leak is believed to have taken place in March 2010, when HSBC was advising British insurer Prudential Plc on...
WASHINGTON, Nov 25- HSBC Holdings Plc will pay $12.5 million to resolve charges that its Swiss private banking unit illegally offered services to U.S. clients without being properly registered, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday. The SEC said HSBC's Swiss unit amassed 368 U.S. accounts, and its employees traveled to the United States at...
WASHINGTON, Nov 25- HSBC Holdings Plc will pay $12.5 million to resolve charges that its Swiss private banking unit illegally offered services to U.S. clients without being properly registered, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday. The SEC said HSBC's Swiss unit amassed 368 U.S. client accounts, and its employees traveled to the United...
TOKYO, Nov 25- Japan's $1.1 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund's holdings of domestic bonds fell below half its assets for the first time in the third quarter, highlighting an aggressive shift to riskier assets in line with a push from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The roughly $25 billion drop in holdings of low-yielding Japanese government bonds by the...
NEW YORK, Nov 24- U.S. fund firms are taking extra measures to make sure they don't get stuck holding hard-to-sell bonds in the event that fixed income markets see a massive race to the exits when interest rates start to rise. Over the past few months a growing number of asset managers, including Neuberger Berman, Natixis Global Management and T. Rowe Price have been...
Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical after negotiations over board seats broke down on Thursday.
When the landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai equity link debuts on Monday, hedge funds are expected to plunge into mainland shares.
Russell Investments and the Fort Lauderdale Police & Fire Retirement System dropped PIMCO as their bond portfolios manager following the exit of Bill Gross.
Goldman Sachs is in discussions to acquire IndexIQ, an exchange-traded fund provider, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
"Managing money is in my blood," Bill Gross, who is the co-founder of Pacific Investment Management Co., told Barron's this weekend.
Citigroup says it cannot sell investments in hedge funds and private-equity funds to clients after a deal with the SEC, according to the WSJ.
Japan overhauled the world's biggest public pension fund in a push toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of a more aggressive investment strategy.
Last June, an affiliate of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made an offer to its hundreds of millions of users: Give us your cash, and we will pay more than Chinese banks wil
The SEC will press ahead with a pilot that will allow small-cap stocks to trade in wider increments, the chair announced Friday.
E-commerce auction house eBay became a darling among top U.S. hedge funds in the fourth quarter just before billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn urged the company to spin off its PayPal payments business, regulatory filings showed on Friday.
Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.
A unit of asset manager Legg Mason will pay more than $21 million to settle civil cases with that accused the company of hiding losses from investors.
Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors returned 20.10 percent this year, even as it pleaded guilty to insider trading charges.
Jason O'Connell, research director at Boston Private Bank, says the asset management business model is "tremendous" due to "terrific cash flow" and "very little balance sheet risk".
Steve Tananbaum, Goldentree, joins CNBC's David Faber to discuss the government shutdown. He believes both parties will figure it out and avoid deficit.