Broad hedge fund performance was down or flat for the end of 2011, with returns for the year in negative territory. There was some positive performance to be found in specific strategies.
Part of the currency hedging process is managing the exposure gained through hedge fund share classes, another aspect of risk management, which is becoming more of a focus for investors.
Hedge funds had marginal losses in November as the investment environment stayed tough, while performance-based losses and outflows wiped $10 billion off the size of the industry, reports Eurekahedge....
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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Wildly fluctuating markets will challenge a wide variety of strategies in 2012 while emerging markets should offer opportunities. Hedge funds could offer investors strong risk adjusted performance.
Bloomberg has responded to changing regulatory and market conditions by creating a service feeding critical data, analysis and insight directly into enterprise information technology infrastructures.
Hedge Fund Research sees opportunities for hedge funds in emerging markets, particularly in Russia and Eastern Europe. It also predicts EU regulations could negatively impact Ucits hedge funds.
Hedge funds gained 1.88% in October as better-than-expected US economic data and a near resolution to the eurozone crisis boosted the markets.
Draft language could affect the way hedge funds perform their own internal credit analysis
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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