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Investments in Asia hedge funds halved in Q2

Reuters – Investors almost halved the money they put into Asia-focused hedge funds in the second quarter compared to the first three months of the year as a selloff in stocks hurt appetite for risky assets, data showed. Asia-focused hedge […]

Making money from hedge funds

InvestorDaily- While Australian superannuation funds and institutional investors have discovered hedge funds, their participation is not to the extent of most of their developed market peers. But the current market downturn may change that behaviour, because the juicy returns they […]

Asian Hedge Fund Assets Drop 10%

BusinessWeek- Assets invested in Asia-focused hedge-fund strategies fell about 10% in the first quarter of 2008, with industry assets under management plummeting from $110 billion to $100 billion, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. Net allocations to Asia-only strategies also […]

Super funds eye hedge funds

Money Management- A survey of some of Australia’s biggest superannuation funds has found that they intend to increase their average allocations to hedge funds from 2.5 to 3.5 per cent over the next two to five years, according to a […]