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    Soros Fund Management bought $35 million worth of Tesla bonds in the first quarter of 2018.

  • NEW YORK, May 15- The investment firm founded and chaired by billionaire George Soros took a stake in Tesla Inc bonds during the first three months of the year, giving the electric carmaker run by Elon Musk a prominent supporter. Soros Fund Management LLC took a $35 million stake in the convertible bonds of Tesla, which are due in March 2019, according to filings with...

  • The George Soros foundation says it is being forced to close its offices in Hungary

    The philanthropic foundation funded by the billionaire George Soros will close its offices in Hungary, saying it can't protect its own staff from the country's government. The Open Society Foundation will move its international operations in Budapest to Berlin in Germany, according to a press release Tuesday.

  • Open Society Foundations says it has become impossible to protect staff from government interference.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— The election victory of opposition parties led by Malaysia's former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad has raised uncertainty for the economy and for big projects linked to China's regional infrastructure initiative. Malaysia's currency, the ringgit, dipped soon after the election results were known. The opposition coalition...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, May 10- Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad has never lost an election campaign. Mahathir led the coalition as Malaysia's prime minister for 22 years, starting in 1981. As one of the country's most eminent leaders, he was pugnacious, uncompromising and intolerant of dissent, but turned Malaysia from a sleepy backwater into one of the world's modern...

  • *Hungary building a "Christian democracy," Orban says. BUDAPEST, May 4- After an election victory built on a fierce anti-migrant campaign, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said his new government would soon bring forward tighter immigration rules. He also named Interior Minister Sandor Pinter and Economy Minister Mihaly Varga as deputy prime...

  • "If you define it as generating returns that aren't commoditized, that aren't easy, by doing things that others are constrained from doing, then $3 trillion is just way too small," Andrew Feldstein, head of BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, said in reference to the current size of the overall hedge fund industry. Ricky Sandler, another prominent hedge fund...

  • Tom Steyer holds one of his Need to Impeach town hall meetings at a Doubletree Hotel on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Largo, Md.

    With control of Congress up for grabs in November, several rich donors are already lining up to spend big in districts they may never even visit, let alone step into a local voting booth.

  • Hungary and Poland's 10- year yields rose by 2 basis points to 2.48 and 3.063 percent respectively, with their yield curve steepening. Hungary's advance was not linked to either gross wages data, which again showed double-digit annual growth, or to comments from Prime Minister Viktor Orban highlighting tension with Brussels, market participants said.

  • LONDON, April 12- Cryptocurrency prices jumped on Thursday, led by a surge in bitcoin to two-week highs, with people active in the market citing a squeeze on traders who have bet against prices, given a lack of obvious news to trigger the gains. On the Luxembourg- based Bitstamp exchange, bitcoin rose as much as 17 percent at one point in mid-morning European trading.

  • LONDON, April 12- Cryptocurrency prices jumped on Thursday, led by a surge in bitcoin to two-week highs, with people active in the market citing a squeeze on traders who have bet against prices, given a lack of obvious news to trigger the gains. On the Luxembourg- based Bitstamp exchange, bitcoin rose as much as 17 percent at one point in mid-morning European trading.

  • Soros fund reportedly preparing to trade cryptocurrencies

    The head of macro investing at billionaire George Soros' fund is planning to trade cryptocurrencies, Bloomberg reported.

  • April 6- George Soros's $26 billion hedge fund is planning to trade cryptocurrencies, Bloomberg reported on Friday, months after the billionaire investor called the virtual currency a bubble. Adam Fisher, who oversees macro investing at the New York- based Soros Fund Management, got internal approval to trade digital assets in the last few months, though was yet...

  • George Soros

    The head of macro investing at billionaire George Soros' fund is planning to trade cryptocurrencies, Bloomberg said Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

  • April 6- Billionaire investor George Soros's hedge fund is planning to trade in cryptocurrencies, according to a Bloomberg report on Friday. Soros had in January called the virtual currency a bubble. Adam Fisher, who oversees macro investing at the New York- based Soros Fund Management, got internal approval to trade digital assets in the last few months, though...

  • A poster featuring Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban hangs prior to the upcoming Hungarian parliamentary elections on April 8, on March 17, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is on course to secure another four-year stint in power on Sunday.

  • *Guinea reviewed mining contracts before 2011. LONDON, March 8- Administrators for BSG Resources said on Thursday they would work to return the mining firm to solvency and pay creditors in full after it voluntarily entered administration to protect it from legal disputes related to a project in Guinea. BSGR, the mining arm of billionaire Beny Steinmetz's...

  • LONDON, March 7- Mining company BSG Resources on Wednesday said it had voluntarily entered into administration, adding it had taken the decision to protect itself as it faces legal action. BSG Resources, the mining arm of billionaire Beny Steinmetz's businesses, is caught up in legal disputes in relation to the vast Simandou iron ore project in Guinea.

  • *Singapore, Saudi Arabia funds also show interest- source. FRANKFURT, March 6- BlackRock, George Soros and big sovereign wealth funds are among investors expressing interest in buying stakes in the initial public offering of Deutsche Bank's asset management arm, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The sovereign funds include Singapore's Temasek...