Hedge funds post July gain on stock market rally, still down for the year

Hedge Fund Research (HFR) President Kenneth J. Heinz participates in a panel discussion during the Skybridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada May, 9, 2012. SALT brings together public policy officials, capital allocators, and hedge fund managers to discuss financial markets. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES – Tags: BUSINESS) Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Analysis: ‘Big Bang 2.0’ up in smoke as Britain’s finance law reforms underwhelm industry

Law empowers regulators to design divergent rules in future Some key changes echo moves already taken by European Union Crisis-era bank taxes, capital demands left unchanged LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – Britain’s reform of post -Brexit financial services is more about catching up with rivals than unleashing a ‘Big Bang 2.0’ as it sidesteps calls … Read more

US venture capital dealmaking slows on economic uncertainty

July 14 (Reuters) – Venture capital dealmaking in the United States dipped in the first half of 2022, as investors shied away from signing large checks for startups due to uncertain macroeconomic conditions and market turmoil, according to a report on Thursday. The value of deals struck in the first half of 2022 dropped to … Read more

Analysis: Political woes and economic funk mean few takers for British assets

Skyscrapers in The City of London financial district are seen in London, Britain, September 14, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKa Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Johnson successor faces growing economic challenges Investors still cautious, UK stocks suffer outflows in 2022 Some bet BoE will be forced to halt hiking LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) … Read more