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Isle of Man flexes its competitive muscles

Isle of Man flexes its competitive muscles

Wed, 26/07/2006 - 06:38

The fund services industry in the Isle of Man has been active for well over a decade but for much of its existence it has been overshadowed by other areas of the financial services industry on the »

Institutional investors provide a force for change

Institutional investors provide a force for change

Wed, 26/07/2006 - 06:25

Following the negative asset flows experienced by the hedge fund industry during the final quarter of last year, 2006 got off to a promising start with strong inflows during the first quarter. »

Can technology rise to the challenge?

Can technology rise to the challenge?

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 14:18

The administration of traditional long-only funds has been transformed over the past decade by the use of comprehensive IT systems. »

A muted start for FTSE this morning

A muted start for FTSE this morning

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 13:02

At the time of publication the Index was trading lower at one point versus the opening call of up 15  We have made up some ground however and as we write this report we are u »

Awareness grows among fund gatekeepers

Awareness grows among fund gatekeepers

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 09:29

The Isle of Man's experience in servicing what are today known as alternative funds goes back at least two decades, to the late 1980s, when the island was already carving out a niche including hedg »

Building on cross-border expertise

Building on cross-border expertise

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 08:07

The financial environment continues to change rapidly as asset managers and investment banks devise new products and techniques to meet the evolving market demand. »

A sector tantalisingly out of reach

A sector tantalisingly out of reach

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 07:31

Like a number of other centres for hedge fund administration, including Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg, Dublin has aspirations to move beyond the servicing of funds and become known as a focal poi »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Steven Solmonson, President, Park Place Capital Limited: "We are not market timers and we are not punters"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Steven Solmonson, President, Park Place Capital Limited: "We are not market timers and we are not punters"

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 07:00

Steven Solmonson explains how Park Place delivers through its strategy of remaining long-biased, moderating exposures and ongoing diversification. »

Positive earnings news and a round of M&A activity drove equity markets higher yesterday

Positive earnings news and a round of M&A activity drove equity markets higher yesterday

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 06:58

The NASDAQ was also able to rally with the broader composite index up over 2%.  The buoyant mood carried over into Asia  where the Nikkei is up 210 points.  Aussie markets have finis »

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch commodity forward indexes

Dow Jones Indexes and AIG launch commodity forward indexes

Tue, 25/07/2006 - 06:58

Dow Jones Indexes, and AIG Financial Products Corp. have launched three new commodity forwards versions of the Dow Jones - AIG Commodity Index. »

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