Van Eck Hard Assets 2X strategy: Van Eck Global

Strategy focuses on natural resources and commodity sectors


Launched in 1996, Van Eck’s Hard Assets hedge strategy focuses on energy, metals and mining, paper and forest products, agriculture and other hard asset sectors. The portfolio employs a long/short strategy, using fundamental research to capitalise on mis-pricing and valuation discrepancies.

The strategy is available with two different risk profiles. The base strategy limits gross exposure typically to 150% and has a 3% portfolio stop loss. The strategy generally maintains low net exposure, and ty

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