Regulators need balanced hedge funds supervision, say panellists at Iosco event

Speakers said balance is needed between regulating hedge funds to protect investors and the market as a whole, while also ensuring they can operate efficiently without having to face overbearing barriers to growth.Assets under management across the hedge fund market globally crossed the $1 trillion mark in 2005, and concerns have emerged that hedge funds could create market instability. Panel moderator Martin Wheatley, chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong, sai