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Unit trust managers to tell you more

New disclosure requirements that became legally effective this month will enhance transparency in the unit trust industry while unit trust companies and life assurers work towards a common measure of investment costs they may be required to disclose in the future. The two industries are working together, through the Association for Savings & Investment SA […]

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The Currency-Hedged ETF Love Affair Continues

Looking for more expert commentary and daily trading ideas? The Benzinga Pro news and data platform has everything you need. Get exclusive, member-only access today with this deal. The Currency-Hedged ETF Love Affair Continues Related DBEF The Strong Dollar Catalyst No One Is Talking About A King Among Currency-Hedged ETFs The Federal Reserve did not […]

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US pension funds embrace private equity in Africa

That Missouri’s 111,000 retired state workers receive some of their pensions thanks to Africa consumers may seem unlikely. But while African pension funds still tend to err on the side of caution and, for the most part, avoid investing in domestic private equity funds, US pension funds are embracing private equity on the continent. firstFT […]

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Insurance capital can now be used to form private equity funds in PRC

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) recently issued new regulations that relax restrictions on the investment of insurance proceeds by allowing insurance capital to be used for the formation of private equity funds within the PRC. The Circular of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission on Matters relating to the Formation of Insurance Private Equity Funds […]

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Investor Trade Body Eyes Washington Push

The Institutional Limited Partners Association, the body that represents investors in private equity funds, is taking steps to raise its profile in the U.S. capital, as the industry faces scrutiny over transparency. ILPA has shifted its leadership from Toronto to Washington and is considering registering as a lobby group in the U.S., according to people […]

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Hedge fund positioning shows why gold price rally fizzled

On Monday, the gold price continued to drift sideways as a measure of calm returned to global equity markets and the focus shifted back to a recovering US economy. In afternoon dealings on the Comex market in New York, gold futures with December delivery dates lost $0.70 to $1,133.40 an ounce in quiet trade. Gold […]

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Fulcrum Capital Partners Closes on Fifth Fund With C$344M 10 July,2015

Fulcrum Capital Partners has completed the final closing for its fifth private equity fund. The new vehicle, named Fulcrum Capital Partners Fund V, receiving C$344 million in commitments, according to a press release. The tally surpassed Fulcrum’s initial target by 25% due to strong interest from returning and new investors. As with its previous funds, […]

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