Monday, 20 October 2014
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Sep 24 2012 | 2:13pm ET
Asian hedge funds grew by 2.5% in the first half as Hong Kong solidified its status as the region's hedge fund hub.
Hedge funds in the region now manage US$144.09 billion. Nearly one-third of that total is managed out of Hong Kong, while the Chinese city's main competitor, Singapore, actually saw its combined hedge fund assets fall, AsiaHedge reports. Hong Kong now boasts hedge funds with US$47.06 billion to Singapore's US$19.77 billion. Japan's hedge fund industry contracted by 41% to an all-time low of US$5.72 billion.
More and more Asian hedge fund assets are actually managed in the region now, as well. Nearly 78% of Asia-focused hedge fund assets are now based in the region.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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