The high-yield market looks attractive relative to equities and government bonds, but uncertainty in Europe, fickle investor flows and a lack of liquidity could be a source of downside risk in the near...
Winner: Most innovative fund of hedge funds
Funds of hedge funds are finding innovative ways to produce alpha and justify their fess. Some are turning to bespoke solutions, unconventional hedge fund strategies or different structures.
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CTAs capitalising on price trends in futures markets are posting large profits as other hedge fund strategies struggle to cope with higher volatility and general financial market weakness.
Covenant Financial Services is betting on commodities and equities that stand to benefit from growing demand from Asia. As a macro investor, CIO Steve Shafer is extremely bearish on developed markets.
Silverback Asset Management’s use of three sub-strategies – relative value, idiosyncratic value and absolute value – has made it the top performing convertible bond hedge fund manager of recent years.
Fund of hedge funds (FoHF) portfolios with more than 25 underlying managers have weaker performance and increased tail risk, according to research from New York University's Stern School of Business
While commodity hedge funds have been buffeted by extreme volatility and trend reversals in recent months, hedge fund managers say the fundamentals point to a strong rally in the near future.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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