A growing number of commodity trading advisers (CTAs) believe fundamental strategies can help improve the return profile of trend-following managed futures programs.
Hedge fund managers running equity long/short strategies are cautiously optimistic about attaining good performance this year. European managers are increasing net exposures but see tail risks looming....
While some investors used volatility arbitrage for hedging purposes, now they are differentiating between volatility arbitrage and tail risk hedging. Vol arb should do well in most market environments....
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
More Features/Strategy articles
Recent breakthroughs in natural language processing and other forms of unstructured data could transform news and social media content into a source of alpha for hedge fund traders.
The European corporate credit market had a strong start in 2012 but with the eurozone heading into recession and the sovereign debt crisis continuing, hedge fund managers remain apprehensive.
Alcentra says sub-investment grade leveraged loans are becoming an accepted asset class in Europe as the market develops. Institutional investors are the norm in Europe compared with retail in the US.
Emerging market hedge funds had a bad 2011. Markets placed a premium on liquidity vs quality and significant money flowed out of emerging markets as investors became more defensive and risk averse.
A drop in M&A volumes has hurt the performance of event driven equity hedge funds. Managers are optimistic 2012 will bring more deals and better returns, if macroeconomic conditions remain stable.
Choosing a hedge fund strategy that will perform well in 2012 is difficult. With unprecedented ambiguity about what 2012 will bring, strategies need to cope with market volatility and uncertainty.
With plenty of catalysts, more dislocations and an improved competitive environment in the more liquid US market, the outlook for fixed income arbitrage hedge fund strategies appears promising in 2012
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
UK, 3rd Jul 2013
USA, 17th - 19th Jul 2013
UK, 24th - 25th Sep 2013
UK, 26th Sep 2013
USA, 21st - 24th Oct 2013
Canada, 21st - 16th Oct 2013
UK, 19th - 20th Jun 2013
USA, 19th - 20th Jun 2013
Singapore, 29th - 30th Jul 2013
USA, 5th - 7th Aug 2013
Updating your subscription status
Risk IPad Apps