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SGX and S&P partner up

SGX and S&P partner up

Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) SGX Index Edge is to use S&P Global Markets Intelligence’s Alpha Factor Library to develop new quantitative index models and smart beta indices across Asia Pacific.

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Japan hedge funds hit by Brexit

Japan hedge funds hit by Brexit

Hedge fund data provider HFR reports that hedge funds investing in Japan declined to conclude the first half of 2016 as the Japanese Yen surged on Brexit, while hedge funds investing in China and throughout Emerging Asia posted mixed performance for the second quarter.