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New York keeps top spot in GFCI 25

New York has retained its first place in the 25th Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 25), just seven points ahead of London.

Good start to year for emerging markets-focused hedge funds

Hedge funds focused on emerging markets began 2019 on a high, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Market volatility and global economic uncertainty drive hedge fund redemptions

Hedge fund redemptions rose significantly in December. Investors were nervous about stock market volatility, global economic uncertainty, major commodity price downturns and other economic factors.

Mixed picture for global M&A activity in first half of 2019

Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in North America and Asia-Pacific are set to rise this year while Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America are forecast to see falls, according to data from Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor.

Emerging market focused hedge funds firmly in negative territory

Emerging markets hedge funds continued their run of poor performance into the third quarter of 2018 as global and emerging market regional equities, currencies and hedge funds all posted sharp declines.

M&A deal volume set to break records in 2018

The M&A market could end 2018 on a new high. According to Thomson Reuters data and an analysis by Intralinks.

Emerging market hedge funds continue to post strong returns as capital increases

Hedge funds focused on the Middle East and Russia/Eastern Europe led emerging markets hedge fund performance through early 2018, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Established financial centres are favoured

There is an overall increase in confidence for the leading financial centres. Signs of a bias towards stronger and more established centres are revealed in the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 23).