Opinion

Renewed confidence: More than just a change of mood?

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By Neil Wilson

Notwithstanding the shocking recent news concerning Raj Rajaratnam and Galleon in the U.S., there has been a marked change in mood of late in the global hedge fund industry. Back in the springtime, when we held our annual EuroHedge Summit in Paris after the turmoil of last year, the atmosphere was still distinctly negative and edgy.

However, by the time of our recent InvestHedge Forum at the British Museum in September, the mood was tangibly more upbeat and positive. So what had changed? And can—or will—it last?

Well, one thing that has