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Fund Forum: China mutual recognition could be extended beyond Hong Kong

The mutual recognition scheme between mainland China and Hong Kong could potentially be extended to Singapore, Taiwan, Luxembourg and even the UK, according to a report by HSBC.

Posted on: 25 Jun, 2014
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GAIM Monaco: A summary

COOConnect attended the GAIM Conference in Monte Carlo, which was celebrating its twentieth anniversary. Here is a summary of the key points.

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2014
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GAIM: Liquid alternatives' AuM could soon rival hedge funds

Liquid alternatives, such as ’40 Act alternative mutual funds and absolute return UCITS, are where exchange traded funds (ETFs) were in 2006, while some speculate the sector could rival offshore hedge funds by assets within five years.

Posted on: 18 Jun, 2014
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GAIM: China soft-landing looking more likely

A Chinese hard landing is looking less likely following central government intervention in the economy.

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2014
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Deutsche Bank study highlights investor red flag areas

Lack of transparency, inadequate compliance procedures, poor segregation of duties, inexperience and inappropriate valuation policies are the five most frequently cited red-flags in operational due diligence, according to a Deutsche Bank Global Pr

Posted on: 16 Jun, 2014
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GAIM Monaco: P2P lending offers fund managers enormous opportunities

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is a revolutionary premise and offers fund managers enormous opportunities although firms must be long-termist in their approach.

Posted on: 16 Jun, 2014
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CTAs should not be written off

Investors should not write Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) off despite several years of chronic underperformance, it has been said.

Posted on: 11 Jun, 2014
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Israel Hedge Fund Association Conference, Tel Aviv: A Summary

A trip by COOConnect to Tel Aviv to attend the Israel Hedge Fund Association (IHFA) Conference found an industry with enormous potential but a number of challenges are likely to stymie its emergence anytime soon.

Posted on: 21 May, 2014
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Israeli investors still suffering from Madoff hangover

Domestic and foreign hedge fund managers need to better educate the Israeli investor community about the merits of the asset class amid concerns some of the country’s allocators have negative perceptions of the industry, buoyed in part by a hangov

Posted on: 21 May, 2014
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Israeli hedge fund industry continues to grow

Israeli hedge funds have grown their assets by 33% to $2.66 billion over the past two years amid strong performance and an emergence of new talent, according to the 2014 Israel Hedge Fund Survey by Tzur Management, a Tel Aviv-based administrator.

Posted on: 21 May, 2014
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