Hedge fund investors look to share classes for currency risk management

Hedging currency bets

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With some big (and unexpected) currency movements hitting investors over the past few years, hedge fund managers and their investors are wising up to the impact the choice of currency share class can have on returns.

The lingering eurozone crisis, one of the main causes for current market volatility, has not yet had the impact on the euro which might have been expected considering the inability to resolve the situation. Nevertheless, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Banking forecasts a we