Opinion

Calm before the storm?

Many traders believe that markets could be ripe for a technical correction


Time for Asia hedge funds to shine amid global uncertainty

The first half of 2017 has not been an easy time for new funds in the Asian region

Navigating the markets in a time of high unpredictability

In changeable times, China’s ‘Silk Road’ initiative provides a strong anchor for regional growth



India on the rise: managers make hay as market flies high

India is featuring ever more prominently on investors’ radar screens these days. The renewed optimism over the country’s prospects looks to be well deserved and follows a raft of reforms initiated by Narendra Modi’s government to transform the economy.


Asia’s hedge fund industry evolves in more challenging times

It’s cherry blossom time again in Tokyo. The spectacle heralds the beginning of a new season – symbolising renewal, rebirth


Will 2017 mark a turning point for hedge fund performance?

Hong Kong was in a celebratory mood this month, and for good reason. Its stock market ushered in the Year of the Rooster with the bravado of a testosterone-driven prize-fighter as money flooded in from the mainland


Is the Asian hedge fund industry starting to go its own way at last?

Could this be an inflection point for the Asian hedge fund industry – a juncture at which it decouples from


A cheery summer for Asia

The summer months have brought renewed buoyancy to Asian markets and helped to boost hedge fund returns in the region after a testing time


Growing pains in China’s private funds industry

China’s $750 billion private fund industry undergoes a transformation but still shows strong potential


Opportunity amidst the adversity

Even as the Brexit fall-out keeps the world markets on their toes, Asian hedge fund managers are combining man and machine to deliver some impressive returns


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Asia, the UK and the EU

Asia’s strong links with the UK raise the potential stakes for many of the region’s leading economies and markets on the eve of Britain’s crucial EU referendum vote


Taking stock of Asia

As the yen reached a 17-month high against the dollar this month, the nervousness among US funds was palpable. Historically, this dynamic has set the alarm bells ringing as it has almost always had an adverse effect on US stock prices



In the eye of the storm

Aradhna Dayal, editorIn Beijing for company visits, a prominent US hedge fund manager was perplexed earlier this month to find


The winds of change are blowing

As we prepare for the inaugural AsiaHedge New York Forum, landmark events are reshaping Asia for managers and investors alike


Will negative rates be the new norm?

Bank of Japan governor Kuroda’s move sends Japanese markets gyrating and creates big opportunities and challenges for investors


Another ‘perfect storm’?

The new year has started on an ominous note. Markets around the world are crumbling, oil prices are testing bear territory and investor confidence is running thin


Asian markets are on the up, driving interest back to the region

Recently a YouTube video of the newly-elected Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, went viral. Thousands watched as Trudeau matched his steps with the performers at an Indian community event and delivered a riveting performance to the beats of Bhangra, the popular Indian dance that is at the core of most Indian festivals.