Hedge funds should form a larger part of multi-asset allocations

Allocations to asset classes such as hedge funds by European institutions are profoundly mistaken, argues Guy Fraser-Sampson. »

Working smarter with derivatives: More pension funds are laying off unwanted risk using these instruments

Derivatives can be used to improve the return profile of pension funds' active risks, as outlined in this article by Watson Wyatt. »

Strong demand in Eurex single stock futures

Traded volumes in futures on the DAX and Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50 benchmark indexes are continuing their dynamic growth trend this year.< »

Forsyth Partners launches new hedge fund concept

International asset management group Forsyth Partners is launching a new Dublin listed fund of hedge funds - the Forsyth Multi Strategy »

GlobeOp adds access to Instinet's Newport front-end through GoMarkets

GlobeOp Financial Services has teamed up with global agency broker Instinet to streamline international equities trading for GlobeOp's h »

Ex-Morgan Stanley Co-Head of European Strategy joins GLG

Ben Funnell, the former co-head of the European Strategy Team at Morgan Stanley, is to join independent asset management company GLG Partners. »

Rockwater Hedge adds finance veteran to its board

Investment management firm Rockwater Hedge has added financial markets veteran Dr George Handjinicolaou to its board as an advisory member. »

OMAM launches European Statistical Arbitrage Fund

Old Mutual Asset Managers (OMAM) is launching a market neutral statistical arbitrage fund, which will trade liquid stocks in UK and deve »

PAI Capital launches US long/short equity hedge fund

US-based PAI Capital Partners, LP is launching a US long/short equity hedge fund focused on relative valuations. »

Latin American equity markets looking good for 2006

After three years of good performance, 2006 looks set to be another strong year for Latin American equity markets. »

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