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Misunderstood hedge funds suffered in mid-match rule change

Times Online – Hedge fund managers are spivs and speculators, directly responsible for creating carnage in the world’s financial markets and threatening the future of high street banks. At least, that’s what some argue.

But it is, emphatically, not true, according to Christopher Fawcett, the hedge fund executive who has taken on the role of de facto cheerleader for Britain’s embattled alternative investment industry.

Such criticism is misplaced, he argues. Investment banks, rather than hedge funds, were behind the surge in gearing, or leverage, that pushed markets to breaking point in the middle of last year. Hedge funds were actually more conservative and only moderately geared.

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