Hedge Funds

55 white papers and resources

Hedge funds are a managed group of investments. Generally they will undertake a mixture of trading activities and have a wide array of investment strategies and techniques. They will be active in both domestic and international markets. They are in pursuit of the highest return as well as their traditional aim being to reduce risk. Risk Library provides a range of hedge fund white papers on key issues organisation need to consider including positions, markets, expected returns, rate of investment, time-frames, diversity and techniques.

Hedge Funds: Facing new challenges

The global financial markets are on the threshold of a new regulatory era. Technology will undoubtedly underpin hedge funds’ efforts to comply and compete in this changing environment. But is it better to build tailor-made systems in-house or use a third-party provider of off-the-shelf products?

Enhanced Alpha from Operational Efficiency

Innovative technology is all around us, and hedge funds might well questionits value as a differentiator in today’s highly competitive market. But that does not mean there is nothing to be gained from keeping pace with change – to the contrary, rather than relying on new developments to make…

FCA’s Use of Dealing Commission

On 10th July 2014 the FCA issued Discussion Paper 14/31 on the use of dealing commission regime: “Feedback on our thematic supervisory review and policy debate on the market for research”. This Discussion Paper builds on the Consultation Paper CP 13/17: “Consultation on use of dealingcommission…