Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

Hedge Funds and Financial Market Dynamics

by Anne Jansen, Mr. Donald J. Mathieson, Mr. Barry J. Eichengreen, Donald J. Mathieson
     
 

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Hedge funds are collective investment vehicles, often organized as private partnerships and resident offshore for tax and regulatory purposes. Their legal status places few restrictions on their portfolios and transactions, leaving their managers free to use short sales, derivative securities, and leverage to raise returns and cushion risk. This paper considers the

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Hedge funds are collective investment vehicles, often organized as private partnerships and resident offshore for tax and regulatory purposes. Their legal status places few restrictions on their portfolios and transactions, leaving their managers free to use short sales, derivative securities, and leverage to raise returns and cushion risk. This paper considers the role of hedge funds in financial market dynamics, with particular reference to the Asian crisis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452798417
Publisher:
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication date:
05/15/1998
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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