Shorter-term managed futures strategies are gearing up for further episodic spikes in volatility in the coming months, leading to more opportunities to capitalise on continued market unpredictability.
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The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority last night (23 March) ruled out a ban on short selling, as many major hedge fund firms continue to weigh in with bearish bets to capitalise on the recent global market turmoil.
Algebris Investments, Davide Serra’s multi-asset class hedge fund firm, says markets are “ripe with opportunities”, and is now preparing to deploy its “dry powder” liquidity in a range of asset classes it sees as benefiting from future fiscal stimulus and persistent low interest rates.
Covid-19 will impact Greek tourism, but with strong PMI figures in 2019 and a new stable government, hedge funds such as Greylock Capital see long-term opportunities in the country; in particular Greek debt and real estate. Hopefully, the storm that ensued from its debt crisis in 2010 will not be repeated.
Managed futures strategies have been slowly clawing back gains in recent days, as steep downward trends continued to rock global markets on the back of the coronavirus pandemic.
By Mike Cumming Bruce, Senior Associate, and Andrew Flynn, Associate, both at law firm Cooke, Young and Keidan – Imagine that you are the boss of a hedge fund that has outsourced all of its core analytical functions to a highly sophisticated AI-driven system and, in doing so, have generated market-beating returns for a number of years.