Hedge funds using the equity long/short style invest in equities, combining long and short investments to reduce but not eliminate market exposure. Major sub-categories of the style include:
- Regional or industry focus
- Dedicated short bias
- Emerging market
- Market timing
The short selling style acts inversely to market direction.
The emerging markets style invests in all types of securities (equity, fixed, sovereign) in emerging markets. It tends to be more volatile and funds are often long-only due to local market restrictions on short selling.
The market timer style varies long and short exposure in reaction to market conditions.For more information, see all articles on: Uncategorized See also: