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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

Research favours moderate risk, diversified portfolio

When the prospective real return from a traditional 60/40 equities-and-bonds portfolio is less than half the level it has been for the past several decades, investors had better start to think about new ways to generate better performance. Cliff Asness, founding and managing partner of the US-based fund manager AQR Research, said the return from […]