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Asia Genesis seeded AN fund takes off


Singapore-based Asia Genesis has seeded the AN Commodity Fund that went live on 4 January with $8.1 million. One of the very few Asia-based commodity funds that invests globally, AN Commodity trades mainly highly liquid exchange-traded commodity futures and options on large exchanges, including the US and Asia. Commodities traded include gold, crude oil, soya bean and wheat, and a big focus is on liquidity and active portfolio management to protect the downside.

While investor relations and operations head Tan Chay Chang and risk management and operations manager Joanna Han come from Asia Genesis, portfolio manager Tan Tien