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

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

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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......................

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