Published Online: 15 MAY 2010
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Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance
How to Cite
Kazemi, H. and Liang, B. 2010. Hedge Funds. Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance. .
- Published Online: 15 MAY 2010
As alternative investment vehicles, hedge funds have gained tremendous popularity in the last decade. This article summarizes hedge funds in terms of their characteristics, return distribution, performance and risk measures, and indices.
- hedge funds;
- investment strategies;
- hedge fund indices;
- performance and risk;
- data biases;