Hedge Funds Review editorial
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Risk-on/risk-off attitudes persist among investors ready to accept negative real returns on safe havens while paying abnormally high risk premiums. Markets continue to be dominated by policy issues.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The world is a volatile place. Sovereign debts, government interference in markets, risk-on/risk-off moments plus a myriad of other factors are combining to keep volatility in place for some time.
Asia-based hedge funds are set for growth in 2012, both in terms of assets under management and numbers. Locally based managers will have an advantage over those based outside the region.
Marina Lewin, global head of business development at BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the international hedge funds industry.
Institutional investors are now the main money behind hedge funds. While expectations of absolute return have been scaled down, focus is on maximising risk adjusted returns through bespoke portfolios.
Edhec has constructed a long/short commodity strategy capturing the risk premium in commodity futures markets and that can be used to design a third generation commodity index.
Choosing a hedge fund strategy that will perform well in 2012 is difficult. With unprecedented ambiguity about what 2012 will bring, strategies need to cope with market volatility and uncertainty.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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