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What role should hedge funds play now?

After some poor experiences during the GFC, hedge funds offering uncorrelated returns have greater appeal as traditional markets struggle, but don’t pay up for simple market exposure.

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Why bother with hedge funds?

Despite negative headlines regularly aimed at hedge funds, they experienced strong inflows in the six years until the end of 2015. What are the benefits of hedge funds for a portfolio?

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The amazing world of exotic assets in SMSFs

SMSFs hold some of the most bizarre assets imaginable, challenging auditors required to value them and verify ownership. New rules and compliance obligations for trustees are fast approaching.

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