TITLE

Derivatives Markets Swallow Own Tail?

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Janet
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/7/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 42, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article points out that the derivatives markets are becoming so pervasive that they can now be compared to the snake that swallowed its own tail and the latest demonstration of this are derivatives being linked to hedge funds themselves. Banks dealing in these products should exercise due diligence on the underlying hedge funds and funds of funds, partly because, to hedge themselves, they usually have to buy into the underlying funds.
ACCESSION #
18784786

 

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