Sun, Jun 25, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Opalesque Radio

Hedgegate Series IV: Challenging Environment for Investing in Currency Strategies?
Radio Feature 83: Sona Blessing in conversation with Thomas Suter
 
Friday, September 20, 2013

radio Thomas Suter is CEO of Quaesta Capital AG, which manages in excess of USD2.5bn in investment products and currency risk management mandates. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial markets and has been with this company since it was founded in 2005.

 Download this feature as MP3 (28.65 MB)

 
Listen to the complete feature
Hedgegate Series IV: Challenging Environment for Investing in Currency Strategies?

Duration: 12:31 

  logo

Or listen to selected sub-features
  • Q1 - Can you recap on how foreign exchange, as an asset class, has performed since the financial crisis broke out five years ago?

    Duration: 02:09 


  • Q2 - Why do you say it has been a challenging environment for currency based strategies and their managers?

    Duration: 02:16 


  • Q3 - Given the positive performance in equities and fixed income, year to date, for example, why should investors and capital allocators still be exposed to foreign exchange? Would that be primarily to hedge currency risk?

    Duration: 02:33 


  • Q4 - How should one determine and define their risk-reward currency exposure in a portfolio/asset allocation context?

    Duration: 01:41 


  • Q5 - Can you elaborate on how you can tailor and offer customised currency risk management solutions for different end users?

    Duration: 03:51 



Radio Link
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Legal - Bond market concerns could scuttle Paulson's Fannie-Freddie plan[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: A hedge fund proposal for freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from U.S. control is poised to face stiff opposition from investors who say it risks wrecking the mortgage-bond market. The Moelis & Co. blueprint, which firms including Paulson & Co. and Blackstone Group LP sponsored,

  2. Other Voices: Are your pricing policies and procedures for less liquid instruments adequate?[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The unrelated position mismarking incidents that quickly precipitated the closures of both Visium Asset Management and Marinus Capital have been recent focal points for market participants, but regulatory scrutiny of valuation choices for less liquid instruments is

  3. FinTech - AI hedge fund Numerai now live on Ethereum, Cryptocurrency hedge funds generate huge returns as bitcoin surges[more]

    AI hedge fund Numerai now live on Ethereum From Cryptoninjas.net: Back in February, Numerai announced numeraire (NMR), a cryptographic token to incentivize a new kind of hedge fund built by a network of data scientists. Earlier today, the Numeraire smart contract was officially deployed

  4. Investing - Advisors slash hedge fund positions, Theravance Biopharma is a top pick of investment guru Seth Klarman, As asset management industry grows a search for new revenue streams[more]

    Advisors slash hedge fund positions From Barrons.com: Financial advisors have cut wealthy clients' exposure to hedge funds by up to one third over the past 12 months, The Financial Times reports. Advisor firms in the FT's annual top-300 ranking have reduced their hedge fund allocation to

  5. Barclay Hedge Fund index gains 0.50% in May, 4.13% YTD[more]

    Hedge funds gained 0.50% in May according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 4.13% in 2017. The Barclay Hedge Fund Index has now been profitable for seven months in a row, with a cumulative gain of 6.10%. The Barclay Technology Index has gained 12.27% in the fi