Hedge Fund

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Definition: Hedge Fund

A hedge fund is a portfolio of investments that target the generation of high returns and reduce the market volatility and risk through investments in diverse instruments with leveraged, long, short and derivative positions.


These funds are generally unregulated as they are for sophisticated investors like institutions such as pension funds, university endowments or high net worth individuals that have sufficient amount of investment knowledge and can put in a large initial investment.


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