European markets are expected to open broadly unchanged this morning

We have interest rate decisions this week,and with school holidays beginning in ernest, so we shall be expecting a fairly slow week. FTSE Support/Resistance »

Strong momentum for Advent Portfolio Exchange and Geneva in Q2

Advent Software, Inc has revealed continued sales penetration and momentum with 29 new agreements signed in Q2, both in the US and Europe. »

Dealing with the costs of success

Although there are some very successful,indigenous hedge fund managers in Ireland and their numbers and success grow every year, Ireland's real claim to fame is as a centre of excellence for servic »

Can Irish funds take on Cayman?

Dublin has made itself the unquestioned European jurisdiction of choice for hedge fund servicing, but locally domiciled funds remain in a minority. »

FTSE has bounced from the opening lows this morning

As we write we are flirting with moving into a positive position, volumes for the most part still seem relatively low but there is also little sign of determined selling that saw on Wal »

INDEXCHANGE launches new ETF family for European Government Bonds

INDEXCHANGE has extended its product range with a new family of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) for European Government Bonds. »

Q2 sees biggest jump in new hedge fund inflows since 2003

The hedge fund industry attracted USD 42.1 billion in new money in 2Q 2006, bringing total industry assets under management to USD 1.225 trillion, according to data released today by Hedge »

Borsa Italiana's MTA International launches with 10 shares

MTA International, Borsa Italiana's new segment dedicated to the trading of shares of foreign issuers already listed in other regulated EU markets, started trading on Monday 24 July. »

Cue Ball Group launches alternative investment arm

The Cue Ball Group has formally launched its Alternative Investment arm through the announcement of the Cue Ball Discovery Fund (CBDF). »

Geopolitical worries came back to the fore last night

Wall street sold off to finish down just over 2 points on the session at 11100.43 having traded as high as 11245.  The NASDAQ composite finished lower by some 15 points with the S&P off 5. »

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