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Investment Strategy

Opposition to kick-start annuity market

If elected in September, shadow treasurer Joe Hockey says he will encourage the issuance of longer dated government debt in a move to kick-start an Australian annuity market. Longer term index-linked government securities would create a good match for the risk a financial services company takes on when it promises to pay a retiree a […]
Administration

Smaller hedge fund industry more attractive for investors

The third annual Absolute Returns Funds conference for super funds, produced by Investment & Technology, canvassed a range of issues faced by super funds in assessing alternative investments. GREG BRIGHT and MICHAEL BAILEY report. Absolute returns strategies using alternative investments are far from dead post-crisis, it would seem, although their use in both asset allocation […]
Administration

Smaller hedge fund industry more attractive for investors

The third annual Absolute Returns Funds conference for super funds, produced by Investment & Technology, canvassed a range of issues faced by super funds in assessing alternative investments. GREG BRIGHT and MICHAEL BAILEY report. Absolute returns strategies using alternative investments are far from dead post-crisis, it would seem, although their use in both asset allocation […]
Hedge Funds

Chindia: Frontier Investment Consulting dos and dont’s

Last year, Frontier Investment Consulting’s deputy managing director, Kristian Fok, and head of investment research, Kim Bowater, undertook a study trip to China and India, which they have since ameliorated with extensive manager interviews and deskstop research. The asset consultant recently released to clients a comprehensive report on how best to build investment exposure to […]
Hedge Funds

Chindia: Frontier Investment Consulting dos and dont’s

Last year, Frontier Investment Consulting’s deputy managing director, Kristian Fok, and head of investment research, Kim Bowater, undertook a study trip to China and India, which they have since ameliorated with extensive manager interviews and deskstop research. The asset consultant recently released to clients a comprehensive report on how best to build investment exposure to […]
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