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.
Long-term fundamentals in emerging markets remain compelling, but hedge funds are treading carefully as rising inflation and a slowdown global economic growth threaten to undermine short-term returns....
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