HSBC backs hedge funds for active risk management
Thu Nov 11, 2010
HSBC Private Bank is maintaining its highest conviction
overweight in hedge funds in the belief that the current
investment environment calls for an active approach to risk
management that can be provided by hedge funds.
Willem Sels, UK head of investment strategy at HSBC Private
Bank, said: "Our view that we will avoid a double dip recession
appears to be gaining ground, particularly given the additional
quantitative easing in the US announced last week. We remain
optimistic regarding the future opportunity set for hedge fund
"2010 was characterised by volatile markets that were driven
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