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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Better governance standards across the alternative investment industry could be drawing much closer following the signing of an agreement between The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) and the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB). The Hedge Fund Standards Board – an organisation that works with more than 100 major

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Hedge funds are starting to move back into the commodities market, with a recent uptick in energy prices being the key driver. After an across-the-board desertion of the market during the sliding commodity prices last year, increasing numbers of hedge funds are once again interested in the investment sphere and

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Hedge Funds