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Hedge Funds

Domestic hedge funds on the rise

The amount of risk taken by Australian based hedge funds has risen steadily over the past four years, according to ASIC’s 2014 hedge fund survey. The median gross leverage ratio of hedge funds has increased from 1.7 times NAV in 2012 to 2 times NAV in 2014 – ASIC says it is watching this figure […]
Investment Strategy

ASIC predicts cyber-crime benchmarks for all

Financial services firms should be able to state their level of cyber security in line with international benchmarks, according to Greg Medcraft, chairman of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC). Medcraft, speaking at a forum at the Bloomberg offices in Sydney, said it was no longer acceptable for organisations to communicate their level of […]