Dow Jones Industrial Average posts 2.6% gain in May, European stocks gain 3.34%, Asia rises 0.02% and World equities rise by 1.72%

The US blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.60% in May, closing at 10457.80. »


Gilles Glicenstein appointed chairman of BNP PAM

Gilles Glicenstein has been appointed head of asset management business and chairman of BNP PAM SAS, the firm's main asset management company. Gilles de Vaugrigneus »


Horizon appoints new executive VP and senior managing partner

Horizon Cash Management has promoted Pauline Slager to executive vice president, finance, and senior managing partner. Slager has been an integral part of the team »


Eurex offers hedging of the German market with DAX Futures

Eurex is offering customers highly liquid instruments for directional trading and hedging of the German market with DAX Futures. They are particularly suited to in »


EDHEC report reveals one positive strategy in April

The latest data from EDHEC suggests that the only hedge fund strategy that yielded positive returns in April was short selling. The month was characterised by poor »


New GIB UK launch sees assets under management top USD 15 billion

Assets under management at Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd have topped USD 15 billion with the launch of its FAB CBO 2005-1. The transaction, the latest in GIB's »


EBS paves way for PTC FX community in Asia and Australasia, opens for business in Korea

The EBS Prime offering for non-bank FX traders, including hedge funds, is to be extended to Asia following significant take-up in Europe and the US. The service has »


Tech Update: AlternativeSoft updates fund of funds construction platform

AltenativeSoft has released a new version of its HFOptimizer fund of funds construction platform allowing users to rate funds both quantitatively and qualitatively. »


Simon Gray looks at how Dublin's hedge fund administrators are coping with the challenges of rapid growth

Is Dublin's financial services industry in danger of losing its momentum? At first sight, it's hard to credit. »


Private equity firms face increasing competition from hedge funds

Berwin Leighton Paisner's Timothy Spangler and Daljit Singh examine the implications of the entry of hedge funds into the realm of private equity. Recently, much at »


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