Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:
Combining its innovative technology platform with innovative emerging quantitative strategies, a Bahamas-based firm is launching a multi-strategy fund that
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds serviced by South African prime broker Peregrine reported mixed results in July, either generally flat or moderately down, in relatively volatile and directionless markets.
On an equally weighted
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: BlackRock, with $4.890tln in AUM the World’s largest asset manager, has announced the launch of the actively managed fund BlackRock Impact Bond Fund that aims to generate competitive financial returns while invest
By: Chris Tucek, a Partner with Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting in Chicago
Our outlook calls for low returns by historical standards for traditional asset classes over the medium term. Looking backward, we have experienced higher levels of equity market volatility in the past year with notable
The loss of AIFMD passporting rights that enable UK-based alternative fund managers to market products across the EU has been one of the industry’s main concerns since the Brexit vote. Tim Thornton, COO, Fund Services, MUFG Investor Services, explores potential implications.
By Michael S. Young, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder Mediatrix Capital
Sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) is enhancing the Forex investment approach with next generation algorithmic systems that are able to perform human tasks such as visual perception and multi-input decision-mak
This article was authored by Logica Capital Advisers, Los Angeles.
Investors use hedge funds (HFs) for a variety of reasons, including diversification and improved risk adjusted returns. However, our observation has shown that HFs carry some misconceptions about their benefits. We hav
By: Michael G. Tannenbaum
Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS) have become increasingly popular as an attractive cross-border investment fund product. UCITS funds are readily sold in the European Union under its harmonized regulatory regime, allowing member n
Authored by partners at global law firm Dechert LLP.
The voters have spoken. Britain will (absent any new deals) leave the EU.
Under the EU Treaty, the exit process should take at least two years. During this two-year period, UK-base
Institutional investors should undertake a quantitative analysis of their hedge fund investments’ long-term contribution to overall portfolio efficiency, rather than basing their asset allocation strategies on a short-term comparison with equity benchmarks.
This is the conclusion of a new resea
By Eric Anderson, Managing Partner & Head of Investment Solutions at Milltrust International LLP
Since the beginning of the year, Emerging Market equities have outperformed Developed Market equities, Emerging Market currencies have outperformed the US Dollar, Emerging Market local currency gover
By IMD Professor Nuno Fernandes
Activist investors are relatively new – but very influential – players in international capital markets.
Activist investors are shareholders at publicly traded companies who attempt to affect change in an organization either by directly appealing to, or puttin
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Last month, Quantopian received investments from Point72 Ventures, the new venture capital arm of Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management.
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds investing in Latin America posted strong gains through mid-2016, reversing declines in four of the past five years, including the last three years, to lead all areas of hedge fund performance through the first half of 2016, according to the latest HFR Em
From Asianinvestor.net: More flows are likely into insurance-linked strategies, private equity and trend-following strategies/CTAs, given the benefits of such investments, argues LGT Capital Partners.
Despite the numerous quantitative easing programs and bailouts of recent years, the quest for
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds that charge the low and high fees stuff often provide better returns than "those sort of mid-fee investments", said Keith Haydon, chief investment officer of Man FRM. (Alternative) investment managers who charge high fees would often provide the most int
From Bloomberg.com: Hedge funds suffered a third consecutive month of outflows in July as investors withdrew $5.7 billion, according to industry tracker Eurekahedge.
Redemptions totaled $20.7 billion in the three months through July, with money managers betting on equities suffering $18.4 bill
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Near Term Trend: Positive to NeutralFriday’s Close: 2969 (- 27)UPDATE: The STOXX 50 has remained bid for most of the past seven weeks.NO CHANGE: Overall resistance at our line (3115) may cap any further advances.
Near Term Trend: Positive to Neutral
Friday’s Close: 2969 (- 27)
UPDATE: The STOXX 50 has remained bid for most of the past seven weeks.NO CHANGE: Overall resistance at our line (3115) may cap any further advances.