Hedge Funds in Singapore Beating Hong Kong Counterparts: Chart

Hedge funds in Singapore have posted better returns than their Hong Kong counterparts this year, breaking a multi-year trend, according to research by data provider Preqin. One reason for the disparity is the types of hedge fund strategies prevalent in each city. Most funds in Hong Kong are equity-focused, which have been hurt as stock markets have whipsawed between losses and gains, while macro strategies and commodity trading advisers feature more prominently in Singapore.

(This story was published in today’s edition of Bloomberg Brief: Hedge Funds Asia. For more information on Bloomberg’s Asia-focused hedge fund publication, visit BRIE HFA.)

— With assistance by Suzy Waite

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