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Hedge funds go long emerging markets and the euro

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The latest monitoring data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research shows that hedge funds are shifting into the Euro currency and more emerging markets in the early part of this year. The long position in the Euro is only a modest one as funds also moved out of a crowded short on the Yen. Gold is also approaching a buy signal notes Mary Ann Bartels, lead hedge fund analyst for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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