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.
– Founder and CIO Niels Clemen Jensen flags up potential liquidity squeeze –
ARP founder and chief investment officer Niels Clemen Jensen is flagging up the risk of a US recession amidst a potential liquidity squeeze among lower-quality US corporates.
– HFRI’s EM Index up 11.67 per cent in 2019, as market conditions hint at positive start to new year –
Emerging markets-focused hedge funds rounded off a strong year with a 3.58 per cent monthly advance in December, to take their composite returns for 2019 to almost 12 per cent, new performance data from HFR shows.
By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners – Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends through their contact with more than 2,000 institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organisations. Below are the firm's predictions for the biggest trends in the hedge fund industry for 2020…
The oil price surge following the deadly US airstrike against Iranian general Qassem Suleimani is unlikely to be sustained, commodities-focused hedge fund managers have told Hedgeweek.
By Jim Neumann, Sussex Partners – As the New Year is now almost upon us, it is normal to take pause and consider what is to become of hedge fund allocations in 2020. The rewards of 2019 again seem to pale in comparison to the robust global equity markets roaring at 20 per cent including a robust November (December?).