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Taurus Launches Shriah Compliant Hedge Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – India hedge fund manager, Taurus Mutual Fund,
launched India’s first actively managed Equity Oriented Shariah compliant fund,
the ‘Taurus Ethical Fund’.

With a minimum investment of INR 5000 ($100K), the open-ended diversified
equity fund opens on February 19, 2009 and closes on March 20, 2009.

Launching in Mumbai, the hedge funds has been certified by an independent
Shariah Board named TASIS (Taqwaa Advisory and Shariah Investment Solutions).

“It’s all about investing in the right businesses and Shariah compliance
ensures that,” Waqar Naqvi, CEO, Taurus Mutual Fund said, “The need to pick
businesses that foster wealth creation over the long term and distribute it
equitably forms the basis of Shariah investing. It also provides an effective
filter to identify and avoid speculative businesses. No wonder, Shariah
compliant businesses have weathered the sub prime crisis”.

Source: Hedge Co

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