Asia's appeal, in part, is that it is a constantly evolving picture in terms of strategies, risks and tools. Picking the right combinations is an art form
Niki Natarajan, InvestHedge
When mixing the Asia cocktail, there are a number of different ingredients that need to be considered at the same time. Picking the right country is key, but many strategies might not work if the underlying instruments are not available or liquid enough in a given region. Each country is going to have its own idiosyncratic risks, as well as more generic risks to consider. Looking at the table below it seems that market-neutral type strategies are the most prevalent. Is this changing? What are the risks associated with investing in Asia, and are there any tools missing in any of the markets that are holding back the country's development?
Mark Reinisch, Financial Risk Management
For me the key...