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Despite volatile markets commodities trading remains a popular strategy with hedge fund managers and investors while regulators are more concerned that speculation could disrupt prices.
Emerging Asia offers a wealth of opportunities for hedge funds managers but some investors shy away from the volatility. Hedging is hampered by a lack of market depth and developing capital markets.
Equity long/short hedge fund strategies have performed well over the decade compared with indexes. The popularity of the strategy with investors appears to assure it of a strong future.
Energy as a strategy offers myriad possibilities but with volatility. Oil is a favourite. Gas is seen as an even trickier play. Renewables, particularly unconventional gas, is attracting attention.
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.