An electronic quotation board displays share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and other world markets in Tokyo. Hedge-fund managers are under pressure to prove that they can provide uncorrelated performance during a market crash. Photo: AFP An electronic quotation board displays share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and other world markets in Tokyo. Hedge-fund managers are under pressure to prove that they can provide uncorrelated performance during a market crash. Photo: AFP
An electronic quotation board displays share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and other world markets in Tokyo. Hedge-fund managers are under pressure to prove that they can provide uncorrelated performance during a market crash. Photo: AFP

Hero or zero? Hedge funds post wildly different results as markets swing violently amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Hedge-fund index drops more in March than during October 2008
  • Investors pull US$1.7 billion out of hedge funds in January and February

Topic |   Banking & Finance
An electronic quotation board displays share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and other world markets in Tokyo. Hedge-fund managers are under pressure to prove that they can provide uncorrelated performance during a market crash. Photo: AFP An electronic quotation board displays share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and other world markets in Tokyo. Hedge-fund managers are under pressure to prove that they can provide uncorrelated performance during a market crash. Photo: AFP
An electronic quotation board displays share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and other world markets in Tokyo. Hedge-fund managers are under pressure to prove that they can provide uncorrelated performance during a market crash. Photo: AFP
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