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The hedge fund king

IN 1994, the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) recruited a small and little-known hedge fund in the US called Bridgewater Associates as one of its external fund managers. Led by a maverick founder named Ray Dalio, Bridgewater had a staff of 39, an unorthodox approach to investing and a corporate culture that was considered unconventional and even bizarre.Fast forward to the...


MAS moves to strengthen Singapore's Reit sector

SingaporeTHE Monetary Authority of Singapore on Thursday issued a consultation paper to strengthen Singapore's real estate investment trust (Reit) market. Market watchers welcomed its proposals to improve the corporate governance of Reits and ensure that fees paid to Reit managers are aligned with the interests of unitholders. The move was seen as a response to long-running issues in the Reit...


S'pore bonds finding new love as safe-haven asset

SingaporeINVESTORS are flocking to take cover under Singapore bonds umbrella amid gathering clouds over the global economy.Even the weakening Singapore dollar has failed to dent their enthusiasm for the fixed income securities, in particular government bonds.While the Singapore currency fell 0.71 per cent against the US dollar last week, the Singapore Fixed Income (SFI) Index gained 0.22 per cent...


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