Relative Value Arbitrage slips into positive territory

The Relative Value Arbitrage Index moved into positive territory (0.22%) followed by the Market Directional Index (0.04%) in the week ending 26 April. All the other HFRX indices continued to »


Foreign exchange: a 'perfect storm' of growth driven by HFs

A "perfect storm" of market volatility drove up global foreign exchange trading volumes by nearly 25 per cent in 2004, according to Greenwich Associates. Riding th »


Commitment is the key

Royal Bank of Canada's Jose Santamaria outlines the benefits of using an integrated approach to hedge fund services. The market for hedge funds and fund of hedge fu »


Ferrell Capital hires Hayward to market FoHF

Greenwich, CT-based Ferrell Capital is gearing up its FoHF marketing efforts by hiring industry veteran, Rebecca L. »


BISYS announces 'corrective action' following SEC investigation

BISYS Group this week issued an update on the ongoing SEC investigations into its mutual fund services business. The company stated that the SEC's investigation re »


Macro Index leads the field this week

John Godden examines how the 'traditional' view of hedge funds as super high performance vehicles dominated by macro global traders is changing. A wide range of str »


Transparency will open up wider hedge fund acceptance

John Godden examines how the 'traditional' view of hedge funds as super high performance vehicles dominated by macro global traders is changing. A wide range of str »


Standard Asset Management launches Strategic Bond Fund

Standard Asset Management, a division of Standard Bank London and Standard Americas, is launching a new hedge fund aimed at external investors. The new Strategic B »


Aspen Capital Partners strengthens team

London-based Aspen Capital Partners Limited (Aspen) has appointed Sven Miserey as a partner of the firm. »


AXA and BNP to launch first commodity index-tracking ETF

Europe's second-largest insurer Axa and French bank BNP Paribas are launching the first exchange-traded fund to track a commodity index. Axa and BNP started a joint »


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