Headline risk makes investors jittery
Tue Jun 1, 2010
By Neil Wilson
volcanic ash that engulfed the European continent and shut down
most of its air space, we were delighted that the vast majority
of the 900 delegates registered for the recent EuroHedge
Summit, held as usual at the Palais de la Bourse in Paris,
managed to attend. While some were simply unable to fly from
the United States or Asia, many of the 750 who eventually came
made extraordinary efforts to get there, including those who
took private planes and/or drove to Paris from as far afield as
Stockholm and Lisbon.
The main talking points at the event were very much the
topics outlined in this column in recent months, including not
least the revival of the industry's fortunes in the past year
and the outstanding opportunity set. Highlights included
telling keynote contributions from Leda Braga of BlueCrest
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