Hedge Fund Evolution
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Hedge funds today look nothing like they did in the 1990s – and returns don’t either. The article above outlines the evolution hedge funds have undergone, and how that can influence the global investment market.
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HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index – Equal weighted peer group of self reported returns of hedge funds to Hedge Fund Research
MSCI All Country World (ACWI) Index – A capitalization-weighted index of stocks representing large- and mid-cap stocks across 23 developed and 24 emerging markets
Citi World Government Bond Index (WGBI) – represents a market capitalization weighted, dollar denominated index consisting of the most significant and liquid government bond markets globally that carry at least an investment grade rating. Currently, this includes all countries in the Citigroup EMU Governments Index (EGBI) and Australia, Canada, Denmark, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States. All issues have a remaining maturity of at least one year.
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