Hedge funds not systemically risky, but City regulator issues caveats


The low footprint that hedge funds have in most capital markets means overall they pose a low systemic risk, the Financial Services Authority says.

However, the watchdog warned of a greater influence by the industry in areas such as convertible bonds and commodity and rates derivatives. The FSA painted a generally improved picture for hedge...

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