Asset managers should focus on addressing regulatory and governance issue or risk missing out on mandates, according to Bill Prew of INDOS Financial.
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and Alternative Credit Council (ACC) have welcomed the publication by the European Commission (EC) of the Capital Markets Union for people and businesses-new action plan (the CMU Action Plan).
Pierre-Henri Flamand, Man GLG’s CIO emeritus and hedge fund industry veteran, says the huge economic stimulus from governments to combat the coronavirus crisis is fuelling the threat of inflation, and is warning investors to “be vigilant rather than to relax”.
The recent flashpoint over the UK’s Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union may prove to be the high point of “maximum bearishness” in the long-running Brexit process, according to BlueBay Asset Management, which has closed successful short bets on the UK and could now pivot towards a long sterling trade in the event of a compromise.
In his latest blog Joel Press, formerly a senior partner and Head of the Global Hedge Fund Practice at Ernst & Young, and a leading voice on hedge fund operations and co-ordination services, considers the ‘new normal’ of flexible working, virtual fundraising and the challenge of recreating that all-important water cooler culture…
After global stock markets suffered their steepest sell-off since June, Hedgeweek rounds up a range of perspectives from across the hedge fund spectrum, gauging the broader impact of this week’s unexpected reversal and the potential for renewed market volatility up ahead.
Naysayers of the world’s reserve currency forget its potential as an asset in what are still crisis conditions, says RWC Diversified Returns Fund Manager Clark Fenton.
The euro could be set to appreciate against the US dollar, says London-based global equities hedge fund Russell Clark Investment Management.
By Jeremy Lang, partner and co-founder of Ardevora Asset Management – Humans are notoriously poor at forming subjective probabilities – the mind prefers dealing with absolutes: ‘yes’ or ‘no’.
By James McDonald (pictured), CEO/CIO of Hercules Investments – America is in bad shape. While the rest of the world seems to be moving past the Coronavirus, the US is still experiencing record deaths nationwide. Americans continue to struggle just to get bills paid, while Washington debates semantics surrounding mail-in voting.