With vast sums looking for attractive investment opportunities, the Middle East is ripe for hedge fund development. While there are significant challenges still to overcome, liberalisation and the development...
While the Benelux union of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg does not offer a common solution for hedge fund marketing or establishment, there are opportunities to attract investment to funds and...
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Trading volatility can help hedge funds to diversify their portfolios and generate alpha in a challenging market. Kris Devasabai and Stephen Quigley report on the strategies employed by volatility traders and its emergence as an asset class
An Introduction to Hedge Funds, by Mark Berman Price: £75/EUR113/US$147 An indispensable, step-by-step guide to hedge funds, explaining what a hedge fund is, how it operates and what happens when things go wrong. Written in a format that will help you...
CTA/managed futures funds have been the top performers in the hedge fund world this year. US Editor Kris Devasabai and reporters Stephen Quigley and Jamie Wynn-Williams analyse the risks facing the funds and investors in a volatile market
As avenues of traditional trade finance have dried up as a consequence of the banking crisis, hedge funds have seen an opportunity. Jamie Wynn-Williams reports
One of the better-performing strategies this year has been asset-backed lending. In the US an investigation into alleged fraud that has severely impacted some hedge funds using the strategy has knocked investor confidence. Stephen Quigley talks with managers...
As an asset class, commodities demonstrate unique characteristics that make them useful for portfolio diversification. Often seen as too risky for investors, the use of an index gives exposure and diversity with a lower risk element. Jamie Wynn-Williams...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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