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Hedge Funds George Soros

  • Zoltan Kovacs said that by Dec. 1, a record 2.33 million people had returned questionnaires asking whether they agreed with Soros' alleged positions supporting migration into Hungary and Europe. A political analyst said it was hard to determine whether Soros' response to the campaign— the government's second against him this year— would add fuel to the fire and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 29- A U.S. judge on Wednesday put on hold a $10 billion lawsuit against George Soros in which companies controlled by fellow billionaire Beny Steinmetz claimed his campaign of defamation cost them a lucrative iron ore deposit in Guinea. District Judge John Keenan in Manhattan said the hold should continue pending an arbitration between...

  • George Soros, founder and chairman of the Open Society Foundations, arrives for a meeting in Brussels, on April 27, 2017.

    Billionaire investor George Soros denounces a propaganda campaign waged against him by the Hungarian government.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 16- The founder of mobile banking startup Uala, Pierpaolo Barbieri, says that just a few years ago big name investors would never have put their money in early stage companies like his in Argentina. Argentina is South America's new hotspot for venture capital, with the growth of investment inflows outpacing neighboring Chile and Brazil.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 16- The founder of mobile banking startup Uala, Pierpaolo Barbieri, says that just a few years ago big name investors would never have put their money in early stage companies like his in Argentina. Argentina is South America's new hotspot for venture capital, with the growth of investment inflows outpacing neighboring Chile and Brazil.

  • LONDON, Nov 16- Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein said on Thursday that many people want Britain to have a "confirming vote" on whether to leave the European Union. A spokesman for the Department for Exiting the European Union said there would be no second referendum. Ever since the vote, opponents of Britains exit- from French President...

  • George Soros speaking at the 2015 CGI Annual Meeting in New York.

    Soros Fund Management also reduced stakes in Facebook and Twitter.

  • T. Rowe is Snap's fifth-largest shareholder, according to Thomson Reuters data. Soros Fund Management LLC, named for its legendary chairman George Soros, cut entirely its stake in Snap during the third quarter, a filing showed. Fidelity is Snap's sixth-largest shareholder, while Coatue is the seventh-largest, the Thomson Reuters data shows.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Mike Novogratz, the former macro hedge fund manager at Fortress Investment Group who has joined the mad dash for crypto-currencies, said on Monday that mainstream institutional investors are about six to eight months from adopting bitcoin. And that is a lot closer than people think, "said Novogratz, who spoke at the Reuters Global 2018 Investment...

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  • The foundations already controlled billions of dollars, but Soros, 87, has in recent years increased the pace of transfers from his hedge fund-turned-family office, Soros Fund Management LLC, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times reported earlier on Tuesday, citing Open Society officials. Soros early this year hired former UBS Group AG asset...

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    George Soros transferred the bulk of his wealth to his charitable organization, the Open Society Foundations.

  • TORONTO, Oct 11- Global central banks, which fret about high asset prices, could take a page from the Bank of Canada which is helping cool an overheated housing market by raising interest rates even as inflation undershoots its 2 percent target. Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of Japan set monetary policy based on an inflation target.

  • HONG KONG/ NEW YORK, Oct 4- An Indian-American dealmaker for HNA Group, who recently held a big stake in the Chinese conglomerate, said he kept the shares for a decade as an "accommodation" to the company and received no compensation for doing so. The reason was that he is not a Chinese citizen and would not need Beijing's approval to hold shares outside of China, he said...

  • HONG KONG/ NEW YORK, Oct 4- An Indian-American dealmaker for HNA Group, who recently held a big stake in the Chinese conglomerate, said he kept the shares for a decade as an "accommodation" to the company and received no compensation for doing so. The reason was that he is not a Chinese citizen and would not need Beijing's approval to hold shares outside of China, he said...

  • BEIJING, Sept 26- HNA Group, the high-flying Chinese conglomerate caught in the cross-sights of Beijing, has hit turbulence as deals stall and scrutiny of its finances and shareholding structure intensifies. Beijing's clampdown on highly-leveraged foreign investment has led to more regulatory scrutiny around the world, putting the brakes on a remarkable...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- As the Bank of England sends its strongest signal to date that the first interest rate hike in a decade is approaching, could Britain be heading towards its first sterling crisis in a quarter of a century? That dubious record was smashed on June 24, 2016, after Britain voted to leave the European Union, but there has been little talk since of a "sterling...

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2017.

    For a new generation of nationalists, investor George Soros has become the perfect villain, Financial Times reports.

  • George Soros in January said at his annual media dinner held at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that "it's impossible to predict" Trump's actions but that he was nonetheless "convinced that he is going to fail." Soros Fund Management held put options on PowerShares QQQ Trust, SPDR S&P 500 ETF and iShares Russell 2000 ETF as of June 30, according to...

  • Traders are more likely to reduce their returns than increase them, according to author Meir Statman.