3 Things Asset Managers Are Telling Sovereign Funds Now

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1. Buy, Buy, Buy

Short-term painful corrections are a natural force in U.S. equity markets. Sovereign wealth funds, popularly known for their long-term investment horizon, have played the role of white knights when markets sour. Asset managers are informing sovereign funds and pensions to be contrarian and jump in when panicked investors are getting out, reacting to the fear. The “fear index”, CBOE Volatility Index VIX, pushed up to its highest range in more than 6.5 years today, reaching an intraday high at 53.29. However, some of the largest gains in listed equities occur right after these types of falls. The question is market timing, will the market continue to sink?

2. Rethink QFII Quota to China

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