Hedge Funds

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The aim of hedge funds is to make money no matter whether the underlying markets go up or down. The managers of the fund are able to make money by being successful in going long or short on the price of a stock, commodity, index, fund or other financial market.

There are a number of key characteristics of hedge funds. In general a hedge fund is an alternative investment that is only accessible by qualified ‘high net worth’ investors or institutions. MORE…

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Online currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are propelling hedge funds that back them to new financial heights, according to new research, with the number of those that specialise in cryptocurrencies alone increasing. According to data compiled by fintech research house Autonomous NEXT, there are now 110 hedge funds specialising

Recent years have seen a proliferation of data vendors who trawl through vast amounts of digital information and sell it on to investment groups. The vendors are able to scoop up 'digital waste' thrown out by people and companies, and turn it into valuable intelligence that has the potential to

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Hedge Funds