Showing posts from September, 2012

FX traders seek coaching in battle for dominance

In the take-no-prisoners world of foreign exchange dealing, asking traders to look inside themselves and confront their inner demons may seem a forlorn endeavor.


US hedge funds play ‘catch-up’ after missing rally

* Hedge funds reverse bets against stocks
* Funds fall far short of S&P gains in 2012 -Credit Suisse
* Hedge funds increase bets on volatile, higher-risk stocks

Disclosure guidance welcome

Key concepts and principles arising out of CJ’s decision in Airocean directors case should be noted

Pan-El case: Tan Koon Swan won’t sue

A prominent Malaysian businessman and politician imprisoned for commercial crimes that led to the collapse of Singapore-based Pan-Electric Industries (Pan-El) in the 1980s will not take legal action against his prosecutors, despite suggestions that he may have been wrongly convicted.

Spotlight falls on low-profile Hotel Properties

The recent successful listing of Far East Hospitality Trust (FEHT) - which attracted a subscription rate of over 30 times - has thrown the spotlight on the somewhat low-profile and under-researched Hotel Properties Ltd (HPL).

Hedge funds boost commodity bets

Long positions raised before talk of moves by Europe, US, China to revive global growth fuelled surge in prices for a sixth week

Financial traders share traits with psychopaths

Recent research suggests that not only are financial traders wired differently, but that they have a lot in common with psychopaths