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Mutual funds gaining ground on hedge funds?

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rtr9urwHedge funds have gained a increasing share of the investment pie in recent years but the trend could could be reversing, judging by separate comments made by UBS and Deutsche Bank on Tuesday.

Timothy Bell, global head of hedge funds advisory at UBS Wealth Management, said hedge fund assets could fall further to $1.2 trillion this quarter from $1.4 trillion at the end of 2008 and $1.93 trillion at their peak in mid-2008.

Chicken Little was Quite the Optimist

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By Martin de Sa’Pinto

 

If the sky falls, at least you know how far it can go – the worst case scenario is that it will hit the ground.

 

That’s not the case for the hedge funds, asset managers and banks exposed to toxic assets.

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