Sat, Feb 13, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

New global macro fund follows manager’s own growth and inflation indicators, not market prices

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

amb
Daniel Weston
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

The Aimed Global Alpha Fund is a systematic fundamental global macro fund, which trading decisions are generated from proprietary models that analyses big data on global economic growth and inflation. A Luxembourg-domiciled SICAV, it is advised by Daniel Weston out of Aimed Capital GmbH’s Munich offices.

"We source this data from as many disparate datasets as possible to form our view of the economies around the world," Weston explains to Opalesque. "We focus on economic data trends, relationships and correlations we discover in our models to then produce leading indicators which are used for our asset allocation. We have a repeatable, disciplined set of investment rules, which lead us to trade futures across global equity, bond, commodity and currency markets."

The strategy is not a trend follower of market prices, he adds, but unlike other CTAs, it is trend following on the managers’ own economic growth and inflation leading indicators, which they express in directional market trades on the long and short side.

The managers at Aimed have two principles: first, economic growth and inflation are the biggest drivers of asset prices in the long run, and second, owning the right asset class for the......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Asia - Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass estimates China's foreign reserves below critical level[more]

    From Nasdaq.com: Investor Kyle Bass stepped up his attack on China's currency, arguing in an investor letter distributed Wednesday that the second-largest economy's foreign reserves are "already below a critical level." The comments mark the latest effort by hedge funds and other investors to raise

  2. Investing - Some hedge funds want to make subprime auto loans next big short, 11 hedge funds that are “all in” on the FANG stocks, Hedge funds short London luxury homes, Cynet raises $7 million from U.S. hedge fund[more]

    Some hedge funds want to make subprime auto loans next big short From Bloomberg.com: A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans. Good luck finding a bank willing to do the trade. Money manage

  3. Investing - Hedge funds see selloff in European bank stocks as buying opportunity[more]

    From WSJ.com: The massive selloff in European bank stocks and bonds is overdone and presents a “phenomenal” buying opportunity, according to some of Europe’s top hedge-fund managers. Despite a 28% slump in European bank stocks this year, including a 38% fall in Deutsche Bank AG and a 34% drop in Soc

  4. Legal - Carlyle accused of fraud by ex-employee, Hedge funds win CDS breach of contract suit against Deutsche Bank, Hedge fund asks for OK on $27.5m Goldman CDO deal, SFO examines Barclays hedge fund profits[more]

    Carlyle accused of fraud by ex-employee From AI-CIO.com: A former portfolio manager claims he was fired for blowing the whistle on “crazy” and “irresponsible” investments. Carlyle Group has been sued by a former portfolio manager for one of its hedge funds, who accused the firm of “knowi

  5. Illiquid assets are all the rage for hedge funds[more]

    From Valuewalk.com: …Institutional investors are increasingly turning to illiquid assets and active management strategies to combat macroeconomic trends, anticipated market volatility and diverging monetary policy, according to a new survey by Blackrock. And this week, Bloomberg has reported that at