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Citi Prime Finance releases new survey of Liquid CTAs, Macro strategies

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Bailey McCann, Opalesque, New York: Citi Prime Finance has released a new white paper that illustrates the result of a recent survey conducted by the firm on the Liquid CTA/Macro parts of the industry. The strategies have become a core portfolio component for institutional investors looking to diversify their portfolio risk and capture an alternate return stream, especially since the 2008 crash.

The U.S. Business Advisory and Futures Research team's new industry survey, "Moving into the Mainstream: Liquid CTA/Macro Strategies and Their Role in Providing Portfolio Diversification" is the result of a series of qualitative interviews conducted with an audience of CTAs, hedge fund managers focused on highly liquid macro strategies, investors, and other participants involved with allocating to these strategies. Investor participants were surveyed to determine the key factors and trends that have emerged within the Liquid CTA/Macro manager landscape.

Report data shows that systematic strategies have been gaining traction over their discretionary counterparts. This has been further supported by the expansion in the number of available futures, options and OTC FX, providing increased capacity for firms offering these strategies. Managers' multi-layered distribution and institutional platforms are also helping to push the industry away from expert-driven offerings a n......................

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