HEDGE FUN INTELLIGENCE: THE ALTERNATIVE FOR ALTERNATIVES

Newedge now wholly owned by societe generale.

Benchmark cross-asset prime brokerage, combined with societe generale’s best-in-class equity derivatives and research house, to make a new global offer: top tier, front-to-back solutions – from futures to equities – for alternative managers and investors.

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FUNDWEB: EUROPEAN TELCO MERGERS TO BOOST LAGGING PROFITABILITY

European equity managers are looking for gains in the telecommunications sector to offset the sombre outlook for the remainder of the continent.

Several mergers and acquisitions have been mooted and completed in Europe this year. UK companies are also starting to get involved with BT signalling a potential bid for O2 – currently owned by Telefonica – or EE, which is owned by French telco Orange and Deutsche Telekom.

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INVESTMENT ADVISER: RUSSIA CAN WITHSTAND CURRENCY PRESSURE

Investors should not totally avoid Russia as it can stave off a full-blown currency crisis, according to experts.

The country has been under increased pressure in recent weeks as a fall in the rouble has been exacerbated by a weak oil price and the continued sanctions levied on it by the west due to the Ukraine conflict.

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