Energy strategy remains promising for hedge funds despite its volatility

Fund managers see value in energy strategy

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Energy has always been a risky asset class. Despite being volatile and unpredictable nature, it remains a favourite strategy for many hedge funds. These funds remain interested in energy because it offers a multitude of relative-value opportunities and is a useful diversifier in a wider portfolio.

Oil remains a favourite, despite its recent volatility. Although oil prices have recently fallen below $70 a barrel, many analysts believe fundamentals are strong enough to support oil prices at higher