US assets continue to draw international flows, predominantly from Japan, but the level of support may not be sustainable to keep the dollar strong, according to new research by contrarian hedge fund Horseman Capital.
Lazard Asset Management is launching a new emerging markets quantitative fund which will trade a diversified, low volatility strategy with an ESG focus placed at the forefront of its stock-picking process.
Hedge funds are positioning for a spike in volatility in healthcare, energy, financials and tech as the US presidential election gathers pace.
The Saemor Europe Alpha Fund, Saemor Capital’s long-running market neutral hedge fund strategy, shed 1.9 per cent last month – its third successive monthly loss – rounding off a disappointing spell for the Netherlands-based manager which saw the fund down almost 10 per cent for the year.
Pictet Asset Management, the investment management arm of the Geneva-headquartered wealth management giant Pictet Group, is warning against complacency in global markets amid easing US-China trade tensions and reopened negotiations over the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Hedge fund clients now have direct access to their data through a new online portfolio reporting tool introduced by UMB Fund Services. The portal is intuitive yet comprehensive, providing hedge fund clients with the information they need to analyse investments.
The upcoming US elections and the possibility of a rate shift in the UK and Europe could present hedge funds with alpha hunting opportunities, writes Hedgeweek Editor-in-Chief, James Williams…
Machine learning’s influence over hedge funds will continue to grow, shaping trading decisions and portfolio positioning, while sustainable alpha opportunities are driving the industry to an inflection point, a new study by JP Morgan suggests.