Disappointing returns have raised questions about the ability of fund of hedge funds (FoHFs) to manage risk effectively in a volatile market environment. Risk management is now top of the agenda.
Volatility arbitrage funds should be able to profit through cycles. Most investors say it is about trading volatility as an asset class, directional or taking a relative value approach.
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What strategy will be the top performer in 2009?
Hedge funds are struggling to break into the Indian market. While many believe the dramatic fall in the Bombay Stock Exchange in 2008 will push more investors towards hedge funds, significant obstacles block their way, reports Stephen Quigley
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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