Absolute Return Fund


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Absolute Return Fund

A mutual fund or other investment company that takes both long and short positions in order to produce a gain, or at least avoid a loss, regardless of overall market conditions. The idea behind an absolute return states that during a downturn, the gains on the short positions (which produce gains when security prices drop) offset the losses on the long positions. In other words, an absolute return fund seeks to combine the accessibility of a mutual fund with some of the strategies of a hedge fund. Critics contend that absolute return funds carry higher risks of loss than their proponents admit.
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We're an absolute return fund, and the customer realises there's a cost in doing business for it.
"People had become over-confident; we were due a correction on valuation grounds, and the events in North Africa, Japan and Bahrain are just triggers for selling," said Charles Morris, manager of the $2.5 bln HSBC Absolute Return fund.
Accordingly it said that out of the issued equity two million shares will be placed for CF Ruffer pacific Fund, 4.3 million shares will be allotted to CF Ruffer Total Return Fund and 3,351,080 shares will be placed at CF Ruffer Absolute Return Fund based in United kingdom.
but because this time the association with deflation is panic, then that flight to quality and liquidity is worth something," said Charlie Morris, head of the HSBC Asset Management Absolute Return Fund.
I have some savings in unit trusts, and I have been considering buying units in the Jupiter Absolute Return Fund. I see that this fund might carry out short selling, but I did think this was illegal after the banking crisis, or have I misunderstood?
Developed as a long-only absolute return fund which aims to tap a growing base of high net worth investors in the Asia region, the SHK Alpha MENA Fund is not confined to the investment restrictions and daily liquidity constraints posed by retail mutual funds, and also features wider research services targeting hundreds of companies not currently included in the MSCI.
Its flagship absolute return fund is continuing to be a drag on profits.
Adcock confirmed that the duchy invested GBP5m in the Jubilee Absolute Return Fund, which invests in hedge funds.
The Avendus Absolute Return Fund, under the leadership of Andrew Holland, has recently crossed Rs 1000 crores of assets under management in four months since launch.
The difference is that, with an absolute return fund, there is far more flexibility to connect manager skill into performance in a precise, timely and cost-effective way.
HONG KONG, June 7, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - On 27 May 2016 at the 13th annual Eurekahedge Asian Hedge Fund Awards ceremony held in Singapore, China Everbright Limited ("CEL", stock code: 165.HK)'s Everbright China Focus Fund (subsequently referred to as "the Fund") was awarded by Eurekahedge "the Best Asian Long Only Absolute Return Fund" out of 560 Asian hedge funds in the same category.
The new fund joins an established lineup of multi-asset alternative strategies at John Hancock Investments that are managed by SLI, including John Hancock Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund, John Hancock Global Conservative Absolute Return Fund, and John Hancock Global Real Estate Fund.