indices

Hedge Funds

How do Asian stock market indices compare?

There has been increasing demand for equity indices in Asia. This is because global investors want to benefit from the region’s growth, and consequently from its financial markets. As many US and Europe-based investors do not have the expertise to conduct stock picking in Asia, equity investments are often passive for Asian-oriented portfolios. Therefore, the […]
Investment Strategy

How hedge fund managers answer liquidity and stability concerns

The hedge fund industry has been reinventing itself in the past two years and, notwithstanding massive redemptions as the credit crunch spread throughout markets, managers are looking to bring revamped and new strategies to the market. Most of the changes look to address major criticisms of hedge funds during the crisis, namely transparency, ownership stability […]
Investment Strategy

How hedge fund managers answer liquidity and stability concerns

The hedge fund industry has been reinventing itself in the past two years and, notwithstanding massive redemptions as the credit crunch spread throughout markets, managers are looking to bring revamped and new strategies to the market. Most of the changes look to address major criticisms of hedge funds during the crisis, namely transparency, ownership stability […]
Hedge Funds

Australian 'fundamental' index introduced

Fundamental indexing has received a fillip with the launch of a FTSE index that weights 200 Australian stocks according to the Research Affiliates methodology, which ignores price to focus on ‘fundamental’ factors such as book value, revenue and cash flow.
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