moneyscience: RT @QFINANCEnews: The Oil Crunch – is London the only place that cares? http:/
The Bank al-Maghrib of Morocco held its main policy rate unchanged at 3.25%. The Bank said: "Nationally, despite the slowdown in the global economic activity, domestic demand continued to hold up well.... In this context where the central inflation forecast is permanently consistent with the price stability objective and the balance of risks is tilted to the downside, the Board decided to keep the key rate unchanged at 3.25 percent." The Bank also said: "In view of the sustained liquidity shortage on the money market and considering the outlook for liquidity factors, Bank Al-Maghrib will carry out longer term repo transactions, as part of its operations to regulate the money market."
Hedge funds posted an average return of -2.13% in August, outperforming global equity markets by 5.57% as managers focused on capital preservation strategies. The MSCI World Index tumbled 7.70% off the back of a downgrade of US Treasuries, which also sent the S&P Goldman Sachs Commodity Index down by 1.85% for the month. Managers lost US$3.2 billion of assets through performance, but capital flows from investors continued to be very robust as August marked the ninth consecutive month of positive flows; an increase of US$1.51 billion. Overall hedge fund assets under management remained above the US$1.8 trillion mark, the highest level since September 2008.read more...
[09/21/2011] FINCAD today announced that Royal London Asset Management, one of the UK's leading fund management companies, selected F3 Excel Edition to calculate daily derivatives valuations and risk for over £40 billion of investment, pension fund, and other assets under management.
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moneyscience: The Big Picture:- 10 Tuesday PM Reads http:/
moneyscience: Marginal Revolution:- Assorted links http:/
moneyscience: Abnormal Returns:-Tuesday links: efficient pricing http:/
The #innotribe group is now in full swing, moving between presentations and workshops, dialogues and debates, agreements and arguments, confusion and clarity …read more...
So the morning continues with the innotribe team discussing digital identities, with contributions from a wide range of folks, including:read more...
moneyscience: Big energy and mining groups 'hide accounts using secrecy jurisdictions' - http:/