Our favorite stories making the news – 5 Jan

newspaper-vector-iconsLong debated rules to align the interest of the different players of the European securitization market should not only be maintained but also strengthened, the European Banking Authority has said …Risk retention rules may be refined

Institutional investors are expected to maintain their investments and continue to allocate more to hedge funds in 2015 …Investors eye 2015 with big appetite for hedge funds: report

Critics love to hate hedge funds’ relatively high fees, low performance and secrecy. But the industry is managing more money than ever and is poised to grow even more in 2015 …Hedge fund analysis: top five funds