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. »

When people make the difference

Dublin's success in establishing itself as Europe's prime centre for hedge fund servicing is ultimately down to the availability of a workforce large enough and skilled enough to  accommodate »

Island's administrators set out stall on quality

The alternative investment fund services industry in the Isle of Man may not yet be on the same scale as the sector in Dublin, Europe's largest centre for hedge fund services, but new business is f »

The FTSE has lived up to its billing this morning and as we write is up some 50 points

However there has been no real  "follow through" in terms of volumes traded in stocks with all the good news this morning.< »

Managing growth in a fast-changing market

Once upon a time, when hedge funds were all either global macro or long/short equity, their administration was relatively straightforward, and gearing up for growth in business simply meant hiring »

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